Below are resources for participating on video or phone conference calls in Oregon related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Oregon Health Authority

  • Press briefings live streamed at 2 pm every Monday and Thursday on their Youtube channel
  • Friday regional listening sessions: These calls will be focused on hearing from community partners about needs, concerns and solutions related to COVID-19.  Intended for all levels of community-based and community-serving organizations as well as anyone else serving their community in an official or unofficial capacity.

How to join an OHA regional session:

  • Central and Eastern Oregon; Fridays, 12:00pm – 12:45pm; Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Wheeler; Registration Link
  • Central Coast and Southwest Oregon; Fridays, 1:00pm – 1:45pm; Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln; Registration Link
  • Northwest Oregon; Fridays, 2:00pm – 3:00pm; Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill; Registration Link
  • You’ll receive an e-mail with the phone number and other connection details after you register.

Multnomah County affordable housing providers

  • A first conference call took place today, Monday, March 23. Community experts were invited to cover COVID-19 topics related to housing such as the eviction moratorium, safety strategies for staff, and recommendations from HUD.
  • There is interest in setting these up as recurring weekly calls. We’ll provide more info if that happens. For more information and questions: 

Multnomah County homeless services providers

  • Conference calls on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 AM. Hosted by the Joint Office of Homeless Services (JOHS) to share information and planning for a response to COVID-19 among providers who serve our community members experiencing homelessness.
  • Note: The call-in information has changed starting March 23 to support higher volume of participants.
  • Call: 877-336-1839, Participant Code: 4263857
  • For more info or questions contact April Rohman, 971-930-6869.
  • If you would like to add additional providers to this call not already included, please send their contact information to