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City of Tigard

Coronavirus Updates

Updated 5/28/2020
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 News from the City

Reopening Oregon: What you need to know
Governor Brown on May 7 announced her Framework for Reopening Oregon. The plan outlines phases for safely restarting public life and business that are gradual, incremental and based on science and data. Learn more from the State of Oregon

Reimagining the City of Tigard
As we navigate these challenging times, we have options before us. We can reminisce about how things were and focus on going back to what we did. Or we can view this as an opportunity, a moment in time when we can look forward. We are opting for the latter. Learn more about Moving Forward Together[MG1] 

Resource Guide
As we face coronavirus (COVID-19) together, it's clear that we are strongest when we are in community — even from a distance. To help keep our communities safe and healthy the Community Resource Guide includes food, utilities, internet, employment and other resources.  View the Resource Guide

Tigard Essential Needs Hub
We provide food, household items and other necessities.
  • NW Christian Church
    13405 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223
  • Phone: 503-639-5713 or Email:
  • Open Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Contact Information:  If you need assistance, please call 503-639-5713, or email  (Emails are monitored Monday–Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
 Current Status

Phase 1 | Effective 6/1/2020 (WA County)

City Services   

Buildings are closed, but services are still open. Here is how. 

City facilities open in Phase 1:

  • Dog parks (opened on 5/21)
  • Skate park (opened on 5/21)
  • Tennis courts (opened on 5/22)
  • Parks restrooms (opened on 5/26)
Reopening Oregon  

The following areas may reopen, while following health and safety guidelines:

  • Restaurants and bars
  • Personal care services (salons, barber shops, massage, etc.)
  • Gyms/fitness facilities
  • Local gatherings (limited to 25 with no traveling)

Individuals &

If we all follow these actions, we will help save the lives of our colleagues, neighbors, friends, and family members.

  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Use cloth, paper or disposable face coverings in public.
  • Practice physical distancing of at least six (6) feet between you and people who you do not live with.
  • Practice good hand hygiene with frequent handwashing for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer (60-95% alcohol content).
  • Cover coughs/sneezes with elbow or tissue. If you use a tissue, immediately discard tissue in garbage and your wash hands.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • If you become symptomatic (cough, fever, shortness of breath) while in public, please return home and self-isolate immediately.
  • Stay close to home. Avoid overnight trips and minimize other non-essential travel, including recreational day trips to destinations outside the community where you live.
  • To avoid exposure to COVID-19, people who are at risk for severe complications (over age 60 or have underlying medical conditions) should stay home even if you feel well.  


 COVID-19 Response

City’s Role

  • As a City it is our responsibility to maintain essential services and support our public health partners.
  • During a public health emergency, Washington County Public Health in conjunction with the Oregon Health Authority are the lead agencies.
  • The City is taking action to slow the spread of COVID-19 and amplify the messages, recommendations and preventative measures of the lead agencies.

What We Are Doing

Supporting the Tigard community during Phase I of Reopening Oregon

The City has established a team to help support local businesses and community members as Washington County moves into Phase I of the Governor’s Reopening plan. This team is looking at several ways the city can support local businesses, like trainings on new guidelines. Learn more about community support.

Reimagining Tigard’s City Services

Status quo is not an option. This pandemic has impacted our lives, personally and professionally. It is an opportunity to do things differently. It is a chance to think about how we want to operate and how we can provide services. Learn more about city service impacts.

Identifying Community Resources

The City of Tigard is working hard with our partners to ensure our community has important information about local, state and federal resources to help people and businesses significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about business support programs and community resources.

Providing Emergency Services

We continue to respond to emergency calls for service, in progress crimes, other high priority life/safety issues, and incidents that require evidence gathering. Our police personnel have the equipment, training and protocols they need to protect themselves and community members. Learn more…

Maintaining Essential Services

Buildings are closed, but services are still open. Visit: 

Activating Emergency Operations Center Staff
We have activated our City’s Emergency Operations Center that is working in conjunction with our partners to maintain critical services, identify community needs and mobilize coordinated responses. Learn more…

 Caring for each other through COVID-19

Safer and stronger, in community.

As we face coronavirus (COVID-19) together, it's clear that we are strongest when we are in community — even from a distance. To help keep our communities safe and healthy, Oregon Health Authority provides daily updates, resources and information. Please check back often to get the support you and your family need.

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Operating Hours
COVID-19 Call Center
The city's call center is open to respond to community questions 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. The phone number is 503-718-2870.

See what's going on behind the scenes in our ongoing series:
Voices of the Emergency Operations Center

Mick Enns is responsible for sanitizing the Police Department locker rooms, and other city workspaces, two to three times per day. His supervisor Justin James reports that COVID-19 will change the way they do business moving forward.
 Seeking Volunteers
Volunteer Tigard
 Community Resources
Coronavirus FAQs

 From the Governor's Desk
COVID-19 Stigma
A person’s ethnicity, language or association with a country or region is not a risk factor for this virus. If you feel you have experienced or witnessed discrimination motivated by race, color, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, contact the Oregon Department of Justice by filing a report online or by calling 1-844-924-2427. 

Center for Disease Control: Updates

Oregon Health Authority: Updates
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