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Coronavirus News & Updates

The health, safety, and wellness of our community is a top priority. The City will continue to comply with Executive Orders and will work within the Governor’s framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon. 

We remain committed to finding innovative and creative ways to serve our community.

Read about the Governor's Reopening Framework, local assistance programs, and more.

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Test COVID-19 Vaccine

On April 5, people in Group 7 who are 16 and older became eligible for vaccination. This includes all frontline workers and people with underlying conditions aged 16-44.

On April 19, all Oregonians over the age of 16 will be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Once eligible, people can find a clinic location and make an appointment through Oregon Health Authority or Clackamas County.

All clinics are by appointment only, no walk-ins are accepted.

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Test City Hall Project - Phase 2 Underway

Demolition of the old City Hall to begin April 5

Departments have finished moving into the new City Hall. This signals the end of Phase 1 of the project and the beginning of Phase 2, demolition of the old City Hall and construction of the upper parking lot and civic plaza.

Building demolition is expected to last about four-six weeks.

While impacts to the community will be minimzed during Phase 2, some traffic changes will occur. In addition, parking around the site will be limited.

Phase 2 is anticipated to be completed by the end of August. 

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Test City Hall to Open by Appointment

Lake Oswego has successfully remained below the extreme risk level under the state's public health framework since the end of February, and now that City departments have completed their move into the new building, we are ready to open.

Beginning April 5, in-person services will be provided by appointment. For specific details, including appointment information, please contact the department you would like to visit directly. 

To keep visitors and staff safe, all recommended safety protocols will be in place including capacity limits tied to the State’s risk level.

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Test Community Policing Survey

The City invites you to share your insights about community policing in our online survey. 

Your input is foundational to future recommendations that will help the City evaluate existing policing systems, policies, and practices to ensure equitable outcomes for all in Lake Oswego. 

The survey will be available through Friday, April 23.

Take the Survey
Test Oregon’s Risk and Protection Framework

Effective April 9 through April 22.

Governor Brown announced updates to county risk levels under the state's new public health framework to reduce transmission and protect Oregonians from COVID-19. The framework uses four different risk levels for counties based on COVID-19 spread and assigns health and safety measures for each level.

Clackamas and Multnomah Counties, will return to the High Risk level – moving back from the Moderate Risk level. Washington County remains in the Moderate Risk level. 

Read more about which activities will be allowed, with health and safety protocols in place.

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Test Drug Take Back Event Spring 2021

On Saturday, April 24, the City will be holding a one-day-only drug take-back event to help citizens properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medicines. 

This collection event will take place from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. at the Christ Church Episcopal Parish 1060 Chandler Road. This event will be a drive-thru collection - face masks are required, due to COVID-19.

Read more about acceptable/non-acceptable items and how to prepare.

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Test Lake Oswego to Hire New City Attorney

The Lake Oswego City Council has selected Jason Loos as its new City Attorney. Mr. Loos, most recently the City Attorney for the City of Rochester, Minnesota, replaces former City Attorney David Powell, who retired at the end 2020. 

Mr. Loos will begin work on June 14, 2021.

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City Events and Meetings


April is Poetry Month

Apr 13 2021 - 8:00am

VIRTUAL 50+ Zumba Gold

Apr 13 2021 - 9:00am

Memoir Writing- Virtual

Apr 13 2021 - 9:00am


City Council Special Meeting

Apr 13 2021 - 3:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Apr 14 2021 - 6:00pm

Library Advisory Board

Apr 14 2021 - 7:00pm