COVID-19 Community Resource Guide


IN THIS TOGETHER

IRCO is gathering essential resources specifically directed toward immigrant and refugee community needs. We will continue to update this page with information to help our communities stay healthy and navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.



COVID-19 INFO IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES


Comprehensive COVID-19 information in 57 languages

COVID-19 Information for Refugees (from CORE's Resettlement Navigator website)

Multilingual COVID19 Resource Round-up (from Switchboard)

CDC Stop the Spread of Germs poster in various languages

Animated Video: "Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to protect yourself and stop the spread of the virus" available in Arabic, Burmese, Dari, English, Kinyarwanda, Russian, Spanish and Swahili (from CORE).

FAQs for Immigrants and Refugees from the Governor's Office (10 languages)

Multilingual FAQs about the Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order

Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order 20-12 in Simplified Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese

Help Stop the Spread of COVID (click here to find videos in 30 languages)





FOOD RESOURCES


Accessing food during the coronavirus outbreak, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon

Multnomah County School Food Access Sites

School district meal information

Portland Public Schools meal information

Beaverton School District

David Douglas School District

Centennial School District

Gresham-Barlow School District

Hillsboro School District

Reynolds School District

Salem-Keizer School District





EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION


Workforce Response Phone Lines for Impacted Workers (Worksystems)

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance FAQs:
The Oregon Employment Department is now issuing unemployment benefits to self-employed people, employees whose wages are not reported for unemployment insurance, employees who haven’t earned enough wages for regular unemployment benefits, and people who were going to start work but could not. Click here for instructions on How to File for PUA.

Apply for unemployment benefits online here
Choose "File Your New Claim" option. The website has been crashing during peak internet traffic times, so we encourage individuals to go online during early or late hours.

OED Resources for Employers and Workers

WorkSource Oregon Services






LEGAL


Information For Public Charge: Any kind of testing, preventive care, or treatment for COVID-19 will not impact a public charge determination. If you experience COVID-19 symptoms like fever, cough, or difficulty breathing and are in need of medical care, please contact your doctor. You should not hesitate to seek healthcare for COVID-19, even if you are subject to the public charge rule. For more information, see this USCIS guidance and Unite Oregon’s response to coronavirus.




HOUSING


Community Alliance of Tenants RENTERS RIGHTS HOTLINE: 503.288.0130 and tenant rights education and training




SAFETY


Culturally Specific Domestic Violence Information

Multnomah County Mental Health Resources




IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RESOURCES


State of Oregon Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

Oregon Health Authority updates

COVID-19 information from the Centers for Disease Control

Multnomah County COVID-19 information

Washington County COVID-19 information

Clackamas County COVID-19 information

Malheur County COVID-19 information

Guidance for taking care of a sick person at home





ALL IRCO OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


We continue to serve enrolled clients in our 200+ programs through modified remote services, and to provide interpretation and translation services. There is a huge demand for our services, and many of our programs are at capacity. Services currently available to the public are listed on our IRCO REBUILD: COVID-19 page.