While COVID-19 is still impacting the way meetings are conducted, the Legislative session is well underway.
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Metro’s Regional Oversight Committee voted unanimously to recommend that the Metro Council say yes to the County’s plan. That makes Multnomah County the first funding recipient to advance this far.
Focus areas included shelters, jails, adult care homes, and teleworking
Public Health confirmed today that 192 adults in custody at Inverness Jail have tested positive for COVID-19. Another 29 staff members, or members of their households have also tested positive.
Multnomah County equity and human resource leaders briefed the Board last week on critical steps they’ve taken to construct a more equitable workplace.
Commissioners formally recognized February as Black History and Future Month in Multnomah County.
Nearly 100,000 Multnomah County residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine. And the number of new COVID-19 cases in the County, the percent positivity, and hospitalizations are down.
Multnomah County will have a delayed opening on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. as power and transportation routes continue to be restored across the Metro area after the winter storm.
Public Health has confirmed that 240 adults in custody in Inverness Jail have received the COVID-19 vaccine. The County is working to vaccinate adults as an outbreak continues at the jail.
Most county buildings will remain closed today, Friday, Feb. 12 after a winter storm coated the region in ice and snow, and as a second larger storm is expected Friday evening.
Screening, cohorting, rapid testing and vaccination are some protocols in place across facility
East County COVID-19 test site, Library pick-ups closed all day; warming shelter to open