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.
Support for families with children
Support for student learners during COVID-19
Families and students are all finding new ways to learn during COVID-19. Multnomah County has shared resources and information on how you can support a student in your life here.
Online learning resources
Some school districts and libraries are offering online educational and learning resources
Update on school reopening
Schools are important for children’s education. Safety measures lower the risk of getting COVID-19 in school.
- Public schools for grades K-5 will offer in-person instruction as of March 29.
- Public schools for grades 6-12 will offer in-person instruction on or before April 19.
Emergency childcare is currently available. To get help finding emergency childcare, call 2-1-1 or visit the link below.
These emergency programs should be reserved for those who most need it, like health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers.
Talking to Children About COVID-19
It can be challenging to talk to children about COVID-19. There are resources to help.