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Multnomah County News
Repeat rapid testing of adults in custody has uncovered new cases. All who tested positive have either mild or no symptoms. There have been no hospitalizations and no deaths.
The effort resulted in a comprehensive, cross-sector analysis that showed the impact supportive housing has on people who experience homelessness and have complex needs.
The Board approved a new Community Outreach and Engagement resolution that includes language specifying the County’s commitment to equity and inclusion in how it involves and engages the community.
The Board of County Commissioners voted to proclaim May 2021 as Mental Health Month after hearing from a panel that included several people with lived experience of a mental health diagnosis.
Please note that many County services will be unavailable on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.
Along with some 50 businesses who donated time and work, more than 120 volunteers — including members from the grassroots St. Johns Welcomes the Village Coalition — provided 2,500 hours of service.
Unlike other parts of the criminal legal system, Multnomah County's Victim and Survivor Services Unit is led by survivors of domestic violence, trauma informed and centers the needs of victims.
All of the adults in custody who tested positive have either mild or no symptoms. There have been no hospitalizations and no deaths.
The Board of Commissioners proclaimed May 16 - 22 as National Public Works Week and thanked county employees that maintain buildings, roads and bridges for their heroic efforts in 2020-2021.
Local elections are important and count tremendously in the decision-making that shapes the future of our communities.
The “Hand in Hand: Families & Communities” event aimed to support families and parents, many reeling from the impacts of COVID-19 and community violence.