Visiting Portland Amid the Coronavirus

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

Do I have to wear a face mask in Portland?

The statewide mask mandate has been lifted. However, masks are still required in health care settings and are recommended on public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes and in airports.

In addition, businesses may determine their own operating procedures, and some may continue to require masks and/or proof of vaccination. We recommend checking with individual businesses before visiting and carrying a mask with you just in case.

Check out the Oregon Health Authority website for more information.

Are Portland restaurants open for sit-down dining?

Yes, restaurants can open for indoor and outdoor dining at full capacity. We recommend checking restaurants’ hours of operation as well as health and safety protocols prior to visiting.

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.

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 hotels are open for lodging but may offer limited facilities and services, so check with the individual location for details.

Are social distancing restrictions in effect in Portland?

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.

I’m fully vaccinated. Do I need to bring proof of vaccination with me?

Some local establishments are requiring proof of vaccination as a condition of entry (either the vaccination card itself or a photo of the vaccination card). We encourage fully vaccinated travelers to be prepared with this information if applicable. See a running list of restaurants and bars requiring proof of vaccination.

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