Multnomah County's auditor released the first in a series of reports Tuesday, examining the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This is the first in a series of pandemic response reports
As 109 inmates test positive, critics blast jail safety, say Sheriff Reese needs to beef up response
Multnomah County released an informational report on housing access and homeless services in Portland.
The Auditor’s Office is warning people to watch out for emails or texts that purport to be from the Centers for Disease Control or another authority and to avoid clicking on links embedded in emails.
Since 2016, the number of people served by the Multnomah County Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services Division rose by 14%.
Despite high ratings from patients, call center greeting, language barriers frustrate access, report says.
Several primary care health clinics run by Multnomah County suffer from incessant turnover of medical staff tasked with intensive workloads set by management, the county auditor’s office concluded.
A major Multnomah County clinic is a revolving door for doctors, nurses and physician assistants, and employees say management isn’t responding to their concerns, county auditors have found.
County audit reveals mental health cover-up in budget request for funds to house the severely mentally ill.
The county's mental health funding isn't reaching half of the people who qualify, according to the report.
Multnomah County has failed hundreds of patients who suffer from severe mental illness like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder by not providing them with taxpayer-funded services.