COVID-19 Risk Level for Multnomah County: Lower Risk
Regional chlorine shortage: Portland water remains safe to drink

A regional chlorine shortage has disrupted supplies. The Portland Water Bureau is monitoring the situation and evaluating our supplies and procedures. Get updates.

Archives & Records Center Closed due to the pandemic


In accordance with the latest public health guidance and to best proactively protect the health of our community, the City of Portland has closed most City buildings until further notice.

The Portland Archives & Records Center is closed at this time. Staff are telecommuting and can respond to some reference questions via email. Our access to the physical archives is very limited, but we will work with you to address your questions.

You can search our online database anytime at www.portlandoregon.gov/efiles   If you have questions, please email parc@portlandoregon.gov.