Formal request backs up Metropolitan Mayors’ Consortium call on Gov. Brown to issue a stay-home order
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The two new spaces, with roughly 250 beds, aren’t meant to add new capacity to the shelter system. Instead, they're helping to space out — and de-congest — the County’s current shelter system.
Additional directives to businesses and individuals expected next week
Two donation sites open now in Portland.
Efforts begin with support for women-, minority-owned small businesses, and low-wage hourly workers
Together we are the local public health leadership that represents the Portland-Vancouver metro area and just under half of the population of Oregon.
In an effort to maintain essential public safety and criminal justice functions, agency partners in Multnomah County are implementing temporary policy changes across the system.
Guidance comes after researchers issued forecasts of how bad the outbreak could get without serious and swift intervention
Disruptive and threatening behavior is harmful, counterproductive, and could be criminal.
Shelter system expands beds, locations to meet physical distancing guidance, plan for hospital surge
Monday’s announcement came just as President Trump called for limits on gathering to no more than 10 people and a four-week school closure.
A news briefing on the steps that Chair Deborah Kafoury and Mayor Ted Wheeler are taking to protect housing security during the COVID-19 outbreak will be Tuesday, March 17 at 9 a.m. at 616 NW Sixth.