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. New Feeding Bodies & Minds Project to Launch Tomorrow with Summer Picnic in Deering Oaks Park

    On Wednesday, July 8, Portland’s new Feeding Bodies & Minds collaborative project will host a bigger-than-ever Summer Success Picnic at Deering Oaks Park to celebrate the power of combining summer meals and summer learning for kids. Read on...
  2. Maine CDC Public Health Update

    The Maine CDC released a public health update. The update contains information on Rabies, bird flu, the new State Epidemiologist, skin cancer, Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and Pertussis (whooping cough). Read on...
  3. Food Recall: Tyson Fresh Meats Recalls Beef Products

    Tyson fresh Meats has recalled approximately 16,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. Read on...
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