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.

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Health of Portland Report, 2019-2020

  1. City Hires Bob Fowler as New Public Health Director

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce it has hired Bob Fowler as the city’s new Public Health Director after an extensive search and interview process. For the last six years, Fowler served as the Executive Director at Milestone Recovery. Read on...
  2. City Makes $500,000 Available for Rent Assistance for Portlanders Affected by COVID-19

    The City is making $500,000 in CARES Act funds available for rent assistance for Portlanders affected by COVID-19. The program is designed to alleviate financial pressure on renter households and provide economic security to rental property owners. Read on...
  3. City Alerts Businesses that COVID-19 Reopening Guidelines Must Be Followed

    The City is reminding businesses they must follow the State’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines for operation. Following multiple reports of violations from the public, the City will have two code enforcement officers plus the police dept on Wharf St tonight Read on...
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