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.

Health of Portland Report, 2019-2020

  1. City of Portland Opens Additional Shelter for Clients Needing Quarantine Space

    The City of Portland has opened an additional shelter for clients needing quarantine space in light of positive COVID-19 cases. The quarantine space is located at the James A. Banks, Sr. Exposition Building. Read on...
  2. City Council Votes to Extend Stay at Home Emergency Order Until April 27

    The Portland City Council voted tonight to extend the State of Emergency and Stay at Home order until April 27. Read on...
  3. India Street Clinic to Resume Clinical Services & Needle Exchange Program

    The India Street Public Health Center will resume its clinical services and Needle Exchange Program on Monday, March 30. This comes after a two week closure due to widespread staff exposure to COVID-19. Read on...
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