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. Maine CDC Public Health Update

    The Maine CDC released a public health update. The update contains information on organ donation, high blood pressure, Zika virus, reducing infant mortality, updated immunization schedules and flu. Read on...
  2. Health Alert: Zika Virus

    The Maine CDC released a health alert for Zika virus, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, for travelers returning from Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Read on...
  3. Maine CDC Public Health Update

    The Maine CDC released a public health update. The update contains information on National Birth Defects Prevention Month, using data to help pregnant women quit smoking, Go Red for Women, new federal dietary guidelines and flu. Read on...
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