Testing for communities of color is lagging, and county works to close the gap
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 News
Multnomah County moved this week to make COVID-19 tests easier to obtain for people of color, public-facing workers and residents of East County, opening a new testing site.
Chair Kafoury says County plans to submit proposal to enter Phase 1 reopening on Friday, June 5; but June 12 reopening will hinge on case counts
For those who choose to demonstrate in groups, be mindful of your health, take precautions for families and friends
If Covid-19 cases remain low, County could lift restrictions on restaurants, salons, gyms beginning June 12
Multnomah County continues to make progress toward meeting the state's prerequisites, as well as the County’s own additional thresholds, that must be met before easing restrictions.
As families struggle under COVID-19, nurses and health workers use telehealth telephone and video to connect with new and established clients
Outbreak response plans are being finalized and PPE for first responders is secure
Representatives from several community partners provided snapshots of how they are supporting business owners and residents through through economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
We have heard clearly from our community and share the concerns about the lack of context in zip code data of people who test positive for COVID-19
Nearly half of all test results lacks race, leading county to question who has access to tests — key to reopening
County shifted to virtual services, leads regional coordination and offers mental health support to county staff