Important Information for Multnomah County Renters following the Multnomah County Emergency Resolution (Moratorium on Foreclosures) – includes template letter to send to your landlord if you know you will miss a rent payment
Asian language materials in translation: Visit this page for COVID-19 information in multiple languages.
Important information and updates:
- Oregon Health Authority Social Resources
- State of Oregon Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information
- COVID-19 information from Multnomah County
- COVID-19 information in different languages, Multnomah County
- Guidance for taking care of a sick person at home, Multnomah County
- Oregon Health Authority updates
- COVID-19 information from the Centers for Disease Control
- Key news updates:
- Multnomah County has implemented a moratorium on residential evictions for nonpayment of rent due to wage losses from the COVID-19 outbreak. Multnomah County FAQ available here information from the Community Alliance of Tenants.
- Portland-based utility providers PGE, Pacific Power, Portland Water Bureau, and Northwest Natural have suspended utility shutoffs.
Information for workers and employers
- COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits, State of Oregon Employment Department.
- Unemployment Insurance, Oregon Employment Division. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance is now available to self-employed and gig workers.
- COVID-19 Scenarios and Benefits Available, State of Oregon Employment Department. Easy chart to find out your options.
- Oregon Health Plan Online Application
- Responding to COVID-19: Resources for Greater Portland Businesses, Greater Portland
- Business for a Better Portland Switchboard – asks and offers to support local businesses
- Accessing food during the coronavirus outbreak, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon
- Public school district meal information
- SNAP (food stamps) online application, State of Oregon
Information for public charge
- Any kind of testing, preventive care, or treatment for COVID-19 will not impact a public charge determination. If you experience COVID-19 symptoms like fever, cough, or difficulty breathing and are in need of medical care, please contact your doctor. You should not hesitate to seek healthcare for COVID-19, even if you are subject to the public charge rule. For more information, see this USCIS guidance.
Mental health during COVID-19
- Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center, 503-988-4888
- Senior Guide to Mental Health During Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Mental Health and COVID-19 Mental Health Information and Resources, Mental Health America
- COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Local support and additional resources
- Call to Safety (domestic violence support), (503) 235-5333
- Ask for help: Portland area COVID-10 “Request Support Form”
- Portland Emergency Hygiene Stations
What you can do locally:
- Donate to APANO’s COVID-19 Worker Relief Fund. Help impacted workers and families in the Jade District and beyond – the fund will help those who have been impacted by COVID-19 be able to afford food, medicine, childcare supplies and more.
- Order delivery from local businesses, including Yan Zhi Lou, Ocean City Seafood Restaurant, Wong’s King Seafood Restaurant, and Pure Spice Chinese Restaurant in the Jade District.