As of August 27, 2021: Due to a rise in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, everyone in Oregon is required to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces and most outdoor settings.

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INTERNET AND CELL PHONE

Some Internet providers and mobile carriers are offering free and/or reduced plans, and/or waiving late fees during the COVID-19 outbreak. Most are removing limits on how much data you can use.

Contact your provider for more information.

ELECTRICITY AND GAS

Energy utilities are suspending service disconnections and waiving late fees to support Oregon residents impacted by COVID-19. For more information, contact your service provider.

Pacific Power: 1-888-221-7070

Portland General Electric: 1-800-542-8818

Idaho Power: 1-800-488-6151

Northwest Natural: 1-800-927-6123

Cascade Natural Gas: 1-888-522-1130

Click here for additional providers and information.

If you need help paying your electric bill, the Oregon Energy Fund is offering assistance. Apply here.

WATER AND SEWER

Some cities have announced that they won’t shut off your water service if you are behind on your bills.

Check with your local water bureau for more information.