Posted on: August 17, 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the volunteer-based outreach team of the Portland Needle Exchange Program, I AM HERE, is hosting Portland’s Overdose Awareness Day Vigil on August 31, 2017. This vigil is a part of an international movement organized by the P...Read on...
Public Health Division
Posted on: August 2, 2017
The City of Portland’s Public Health Division and Police Department are urging residents to familiarize themselves with the risks and signs of an opioid overdose and be prepared to respond. Several community resources are available for assistance.
Risks fo...Read on...
Overdose Prevention Project
Posted on: June 12, 2017
Humble as always, Dr. Ann Lemire completed her last day at India Street on June 8 without mention or spectacle. Dr. Lemire provided more than 20 years of service to the City of Portland at the India Street Health Center. She made so many of the things at ...Read on...
Posted on: May 26, 2017
The goal of this RFP is to develop comprehensive tobacco-free policies that increase tobacco-free environments, and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke.
Applications can be submitted and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 2017. &...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2017
The City of Portland is pleased to announce an exciting collaboration between several departments and a local non-profit agency. On Tuesday, May 9, Portland’s Public Health Division, Fire Department, Oxford Street Shelter, and Milestone Foundation began a...Read on...
Substance Use Prevention Program
Posted on: March 28, 2017
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. After an extensive search process, Dr. Bankole, who has been with the City’s Public Health Division since 2004, &...Read on...
Public Health Division
Posted on: October 31, 2016
Due to the increased availability of flu vaccine through pharmacies and medical providers, the City of Portland Public Health Division will not be offering any flu clinics to the general public during the 2016-17 flu season.
Posted on: September 6, 2016
The City of Portland’s Public Health Division has achieved local public health department accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This places Portland in the first 6% to achieve this distinction among more than 2,500 local publ...Read on...