As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow in Multnomah County, Chair Deborah Kafoury has moved her office across the Willamette River to be in the midst of the government's response.

The traditional seat of county government, the Multnomah Building, is located at the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge. But Kafoury decided to move to the nerve center of the county's emergency public health response to COVID-19: the Gladys McCoy building in Northwest Portland.