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drawing of a woman in a houseStay Home, Except for Essential Needs

On March 23, Governor Kate Brown issued an order directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home unless absolutely necessary. The order is effective immediately, and remains in effect until ended by the governor. 

  • Go out only for essentials (groceries, medical care) 
  • Stay at least 6 feet from others any time you are out
  • Gatherings of members of the same residential household are allowed
  • List of what's allowed and what's not»

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office FAQs on enforcement of Governor’s Order (PDF)

Call the law enforcement non-emergency number, 503-823-3333, if you are concerned about people gathering. Includes Portland Police and Multnomah County Sheriff (for all cities in Multnomah County).

decorative imageStaying healthy

The virus that causes COVID-19 passes easily from person to person. To stay healthy:

More tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Face coverings, medical masks and what you should know»

decorative imageWhat to do if you are sick

If you start to feel sick—especially with a fever and cough—stay home and do the things you normally do to feel better. Sleep, rest, and drink plenty of fluids. There is no specific medicine for COVID-19. 

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Guidance

The way we do business, care for each other and interact in our community is changing while we work to slow the spread of the virus.

Resources

Questions

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Call 2-1-1 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., for basic COVID-19 questions, or to find social and health services.