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STAY COVID SAFE, BE PORTLAND STRONG

Take the pledge to help us slow the spread of COVID-19

While we all work to navigate this ongoing pandemic, the City of Portland is partnering with Multnomah County to STAY COVID SAFE + BE PORTLAND STRONG! To slow the spread and impacts of COVID-19, all of us need to do our part to keep ourselves, our households and our communities as safe as possible. Join us by taking the pledge to stay safe and support others so that we can be a stronger, healthier and more equitable region coming out of this pandemic. 

Take the COVID Safe, Portland Strong Pledge Here (English)

Take the pledge in another language here

Sign the pledge + join the raffle! Including your contact information will enter you to win a $100 gift certificate through the end of February 2021. Staff of the City of Portland and Multnomah County are encouraged to participate in the pledge, but will be ineligible to participate in the raffle.

Translations + Community Tools: A community communications toolkit, including translated materials (pledge and PSAs), is available to community partners upon request. To request the community toolkit, translated materials and other COVID-19 communications tools, contact: PBOTEquityTeam@portlandoregon.gov


COVID Safe, Portland Strong Public Service Announcements 

Three videos, airing on local TV stations and YouTube, showcase members of Portland’s Black and Latinx communities. The City of Portland and Multnomah County worked with Black Bald Films to engage with and elevate the  experiences of BIPOC community members during the pandemic. These videos center Black women and a Latinx family, calling for everyone to join together in taking the steps necessary to keep everyone safe.

This Is What We’re Made Of
(60 seconds)

See Me
(30 seconds)

Mi Abuela (ES)
(30 seconds)

Mi Abuela (EN)
(30 seconds)


COVID-19 Information and Resources

Learn more about COVID-19 data, testing, vaccines, wellness, funding, and other resources by visiting our websites:

Multnomah County Resources: https://multco.us/novel-coronavirus-covid-19
City of Portland Resources: https://www.portland.gov/novel-coronavirus-covid-19

About the Stay COVID Safe, Be Portland Strong Campaign 

Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), frontline workers and women have been especially impacted by the COVID-19 illness and overall pandemic. The Portland Bureau of Transportation Equity and Inclusion team and Multnomah County Public Health Department’s Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion and Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) programs have partnered to develop communications tools that center and support these populations. The campaign was guided by ubuntu, a Nguni Bantu philosophy with deep roots in Southern Africa. Popularized by South African President Nelson Mandela, ubuntu is often translated as “I am because we are” or “humanity towards others.” We want to be a stronger, more conscious and considerate region coming out of this pandemic and invite you to join us in this effort. The campaign includes:

  1. Partnership with the Portland Art Museum and Carrie Mae Weems Resist COVID / Take 6! Exhibit
  2. Development of three public service announcements produced by Black Bald Films
  3. Social media engagement for the COVID Safe, Portland Strong Pledge

The City of Portland and Multnomah County ensure meaningful access to city and county programs, services, and activities to comply with Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II laws and reasonably provides: translation, interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, auxiliary aids and services. To request these services, contact 503-823-5185, City TTY 503-823-6868, Relay Service: 711.