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. Overdose Prevention Project to Host Wellness & Recovery Resource Fair on September 16

    In honor of National Recovery Month, the Overdose Prevention Project will be hosting a Wellness & Recovery Resource Fair on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen in Portland. Read on...
  2. Public Health Division Achieves Accreditation

  3. New 21+ Age Requirement to Purchase Tobacco Goes Into Effect Tomorrow in Portland

    On June 20, 2016, the Portland City Council voted in favor of raising the Minimum Legal Sale Age (MLSA) for tobacco products from 18 to 21 years of age. The change goes into effect tomorrow, July 20, 2016. Read on...
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