Two adults booked into Multnomah County detention facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. There has been no significant exposure to other adults in custody or staff at this time.
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While the new metrics are part of a risk-reduction framework, any activity outside your home carries risk of spread of COVID-19.
While these new metrics signal the next phase of how the state will evaluate, report and respond to COVID-19 cases, Multnomah County will remain in its current “freeze” until at least Dec. 3, 2020. Th
Ahead of every election, VAT members work tirelessly to expand access and resources to let as many Multnomah County voters as possible. But this year was marked by distinct challenges.
Multnomah County renters experience significant barriers to housing, and more needs to be done to protect them, according to report presented to the Board of County Commissioners
County services offered over email, phone, and in-person will be unavailable on Thursday, Nov. 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.
A Corrections Health employee was identified as having a positive COVID-19 test result. There has been no identified exposure to adults in custody.
The shelter pods, which can be quickly assembled and disassembled on-site, will allow guests at the outdoor shelters to continue building their communities and practicing social distancing.
Health Department Director Patricia Charles-Heathers steps down amid family loss. Clarke takes helm Dec. 16
Currently, MCSOs use of force policy is under open review: a time frame when members of the public can provide input on the policy.
Winter wood burning is a major driver of air pollution in Multnomah County, making health conditions worse and potentially leaving people more susceptible to COVID-19, health officials told the Board.
Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson led a moment of silence Nov. 19 for the 36 known transgender individuals who lost their lives in 2020 to violence.