COVID-19 testing available starting September 8th

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 8, OHSU Health will offer free COVID-19 testing by appointment at the Expo Center. Testing will be available to anyone in the community ages 2 months and older – with or without symptoms. Hours will be Monday to Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., and Thursday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Click here to make an appointment. 

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Portland Expo Center COVID-19 update

Updated February 23, 2021

Oregon Health & Science University to Host Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Site at the Expo Center

Metro and the Portland Expo Center will make space available for a low-barrier COVID-19 testing clinic beginning Tuesday, February 23.COVID-19 drive-thru testing will be available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Patients 2 months and older who are showing symptoms can be tested and no appointments are needed. Please note that he first two hours are reserved for patients of OHSU Health, including Hillsboro Medical Center and Portland Adventist Health, household members of OHSU employees and first responders. Additional information related to testing criteria can be found at the OHSU COVID-19 resources page.   

The Expo Center site is not currently providing COVID-19 vaccinations, but may do so in the coming months as the availability of vaccine increases in Oregon. More information is available from the Connected Care Center at 833-647-8222.  

Additional COVID-19 Resources:

Oregonians are feeling the effects of multiple crises happening at once. Routines have been disrupted and lives are different. The health and safety of staff, guests and the public are our top priority. As the situation changes Metro will provide updates to closures, operational changes and alerts. Stay safe and up to date with PublicAlerts specific to your location at

Stay healthy and stay safe.

Until further notice, the Portland Expo Center will be closed to the public. Metro and the Portland Expo Center made this decision with guidance from our public health partners to protect our staff, clients and guests.

Health and safety is important to us, and we will take all precautions when we reopen to ensure our venues are a welcoming place for all.

Event Postponement and Cancellation Updates:

Please visit individual event pages for more information about cancellation, refunds for tickets or registration purchased, or the potential for a rescheduled date. At this time, the Portland Expo Center is not able to answer or assist with event-specific questions. 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021