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. India Street Public Health Center is Open with Regular Hours

    The India Street Public Health Center, located at 103 India Street, is still open with regular hours for the needle exchange, STD clinic, Positive Health Care (until December 2016), and the Portland Community Free Clinic. Read on...
  2. City Receives $10,000 to Support Reduced Tobacco Use

    The City is pleased to announce that its Family Health Program has been awarded $10,000 by the Maine Chapter of the March of Dimes through funding from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield to support reduced tobacco use. Read on...
  3. City Council Approves $236 Million FY17 Municipal Budget

    The Portland City Council approved the FY17 municipal budget at its May 16, 2016 meeting. The $236 million budget will result in a 2.3% combined property tax increase resulting in a mill rate of $21.11. Read on...
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