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Visiting Portland Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Know Before You Go

While COVID restrictions have been lifted in the state of Oregon, health department officials in Multnomah County (where Portland is located) strongly recommend that all individuals should wear a mask in indoor public spaces, regardless of their vaccination status. This applies to everyone 5 years of age and older.

In addition, masks are required in certain settings including airports, airplanes and public transit, and local businesses can continue to require customers to wear masks. Be prepared and carry a mask with you just in case.

Please click on the questions below to see the latest information about Oregon travel restrictions and visiting Portland during the COVID-19 pandemic. This information is changing quickly, and we do our best to keep this page current.

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 and Visiting Portland

If I visit Portland from out of state, do I need to self-quarantine?

No. The previous statewide travel advisory recommending a 14-day quarantine for non-vaccinated travelers has been lifted.

What is currently open in Portland?

Here’s a list of attractions that are currently open.

While COVID restrictions have been lifted in Oregon, individual businesses, restaurants, stores and attractions are determining their own operating strategies during this transition; please check with specific businesses before visiting.

Do I have to wear a face mask in Portland?

While COVID restrictions have been lifted in the state of Oregon, health department officials in Multnomah County (where Portland is located) strongly recommend that all individuals should wear a mask in indoor public spaces, regardless of their vaccination status. This applies to everyone 5 years of age and older.

In addition, masks are required in certain settings including airports, airplanes and public transit, and local businesses can continue to require customers to wear masks. Be prepared and carry a mask with you just in case.

Are Portland restaurants open for sit-down dining?

Yes. As of June 30, 2021, restaurants can open for indoor and outdoor dining at full capacity.

What events are happening this week/month in Portland?

With COVID restrictions being lifted, some in-person events are taking place, often with modifications in light of the pandemic. Other events are being held virtually or are postponed or canceled for 2021.

Check our event calendar to find upcoming events, and be sure to visit individual event websites for the latest details.

What Portland hotels are open now?

Most, but not all Portland hotels, are now open. For the latest information, use Google to search for “Portland hotels.” Also note that at some hotels which are open for lodging, facilities and services may be limited, so check with the individual location for details.

Do you know when social distancing restrictions in Portland will be eased?

As of June 30, 2021, social distancing restrictions have been lifted in Portland and the rest of Oregon.

Where can I get COVID-19 testing ahead of international travel?

Portland International Airport (PDX) recommends a testing service provided by Carbon Health for rapid COVID-19 testing ahead of an international flight. Carbon Health currently operates testing locations downtown and at the airport, and they guarantee results within 3 hours or by 2 p.m. the next day. The pharmacy chains Rite Aid and Walgreens also offer COVID-19 testing services. You will need to do your own research to ensure that both the type and timing of your test match the requirements of your destination.

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