Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
- City Resources and Services
- Closures and Cancellations
- City Response
- City Declaration of State of Emergency
- Gov Executive Order No. 20-25: A Safe and Strong Oregon
- Water Guidance for Reopening Buildings
Stay home. Stay healthy. Stay safe.
The City of Beaverton is doing our part during this unprecedented and changing situation. City services are available by phone and online while most public buildings are closed for your protection.
For the most current information, please call 211, or visit the Oregon Health Authority website.
City Resources and Services
Translation and interpretation services are available in accessing any city service. Please don’t hesitate to ask!
- Housing Hotline available at 503-629-6427 or CovidHousingInfo@BeavertonOregon.gov for residential eviction moratorium questions.
- Housing Resources Get answers to frequently asked housing questions.
- Eviction Moratorium Gov. Kate Brown’s Executive Order No. 20-11
- Artists Resources Funding and other opportunities for artists and arts organizations
- Community Services Resources for people experiencing homelessness and poverty
- CASH Oregon Tax Assistance Hotline Volunteer tax help available at 503-966-7942 (Mon-Wed, 9 am - 4 pm) to navigate filing taxes from home
- Culturally-Specific Resources Targeted resources and support for communities of color
- Worksystems Beaverton Residents COVID Response Line Information about unemployment insurance, SNAP benefits, low-income TriMet fares, and jobs available at 503-765-9538 (Tue/Thu 9 am – Noon, Mon/Wed/Fri 1 – 5 pm)
- Center for Mediation and Dialogue Remote services are being offered.
- Library Resources Beaverton City Library programming and resources have moved online.
City Services & Updates
- Building in Beaverton We are performing inspections. We are accepting permits and applications electronically. We are reviewing permits and applications.
- Permit Counter Services are available by phone and online only.
- Water & Utility Billing Counter Services are available by phone and online only.
- Parking Permits Services are available by phone only.
- Business Licenses Counter Services are available by phone and online only.
- Court Counter Services are available by phone, email and fax Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
- Video and telephonic court hearings are being scheduled when requested by attorneys or defendants. Some hearings are being rescheduled. View details on phone hours, payments and more.
- City Prosecutor’s Office Services are available by phone and online only.
- Passport processing is available by appointment. To schedule your appointment please call the passport line at 503-526-2509 between 8 am and 12 pm to speak to the passport representative.
- Police Records closed.
Closures and Cancellations
Most city buildings are closed to the public.
- Most upcoming community events will be held virtually.
- Neighborhood Association Committee meetings and the city’s volunteer boards and commissions are meeting remotely.
- The city’s meeting and event calendar include a current listing of upcoming happenings.
- All meeting room reservations are cancelled. No new room reservations are being accepted.
The city has existing pandemic and operations plans and is implementing procedures to ensure our ability to maintain critical and essential services, as well as support state and county health efforts. As a public service provider, the health and safety of city residents, visitors, and employees has always been and continues to be of importance.
City Declaration of State of Emergency
On March 13, Mayor Denny Doyle declared a state of emergency for Beaverton. A precautionary measure to ensure that the city has the resources it needs to respond to this illness and lend support. The declaration will be extended on a biweekly renewal schedule as required.
In times of increased uncertainty, fear can sometimes overtake facts. We are aware that there have been reports in recent weeks of targeting some members of our community in connection with the coronavirus. Hate speech and discrimination have no place in Beaverton. Diversity, equity, inclusion and welcoming are core to who Beaverton is and aspires to be. Please join us in continuing to uphold our commitment to treating every individual in our community with respect, kindness and humanity.
Gov Executive Order No. 20-25: A Safe and Strong Oregon
Gov. Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-25 to maintain essential health directives in response to COVID-19, and implement a phased approach for re-opening Oregon’s economy. Learn more.
For fact sheets and additional COVID-19 related information, visit these local and national partners:
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus and preventive actions, including:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using regular household cleaning items.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
Face coverings are required statewide effective July 1 for indoor public spaces. Children under 12 years of age, as well as people with a disability or a medical condition that prevent them from wearing a face covering, are not required to wear one. Read for mask guidance.
The CDC also provides specific guidance for travelers.