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COVID-19 Pandemic Response Audits Pages
Read the Auditor's start letter to the second phase of audits of the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Significant efforts have been made to ensure vital services can continue safely during the pandemic, with areas for improvement.
Management responded rapidly by updating policies and practices, but use of face coverings still needs to be consistently enforced.
The Joint Office responded quickly by adding shelter sites to allow for physical distancing, but faces challenges going forward.
Sheriff's Office worked with the Health Department on policies and process, but compliance with policies is an ongoing challenge.
Find out about the factors leading to why the contact tracing team did not keep up with the high numbers of cases, as well as why isolation support services could be hard to access.
Changes to county buildings: Physical changes are ongoing; attention and care are needed to ensure cleaning and disinfecting, and supply availability.
Guidance to departments and employees: Guidance is thorough; employees report implementation gaps.
Adjust telework practices to meet increased need.
These are the auditors who contributed to the first audit of Multnomah County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn about the objectives, scope and methodology for the first audit of Multnomah County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the report highlights, our recommendations, and access the full report.
Management has policies and procedures in place to manage pandemic funds.
Access the full pandemic funds audit report in pdf format.
Read Chair Kafoury's response letter to the COVID-19 pandemic response audit on funding.
Learn more about Multnomah County employee experiences during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented significant challenges to Multnomah County. We conducted this audit to support transparent and accountable government operations during this unprecedented time.
The county has implemented most recommendations from the first audit of its response to COVID-19 pandemic.
Read our second assessment of recommendations from our February 2021 audit report on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read Sheriff Reese's response letter to the recommendation status evaluation from the first audit of the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The county has implemented most recommendations from first audit of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the response letters from the Chair and Sheriff.
We conducted this survey to provide an opportunity for employees to communicate their experiences during the pandemic.