Public Health

The Portland Public Health Division improves the health of all people in the community by working together to prevent disease, promote health, and protect residents from environmental threats.
  1. City Enhances Access to Life-Saving Substance Use Outreach & Prevention Education

    The City is pleased to announce it has begun a year-long pilot project to increase substance use-related outreach and prevention education, as well as preventive medical services and referrals for some of Portland’s most vulnerable citizens. Read on...
  2. Public Health Hosts Overdose Recognition & Response Training

    In response to community concern surrounding opioid-related overdoses, the City of Portland’s Public Health Division will be hosting an Overdose Recognition and Response training on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Read on...
  3. Dr. Kolawole Bankole Named New Public Health Director

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Kolawole Bankole, MD, MS, MBA, as the city’s new Public Health Director. Read on...
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