As of November 4, 2021: Everyone 5 and older is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Caring for others

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

Click here for Multnomah County Library COVID-19 closure and online resources

Click here for Portland Public Schools home learning portal

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.

Childcare
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.

Click here for the ODE Early Learning Division

Click here for Find Child Care Oregon

Talking to Children About COVID-19
It can be challenging to talk to children about COVID-19. There are resources to help.

Click here for information on talking to kids about COVID-19.