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 has released a Public Health Update. The update includes information regarding Ebola, Enterovirus D68, flu, mosquito and tick-borne diseases, Pertussis (whooping cough), and upcoming events. Read on...
  2. Health Alert: First Confirmed Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Maine

    The Maine CDC has released a health advisory regarding the first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Maine. Read on...
  3. Portland Defending Childhood Honored by Maine Public Health Association

    Portland Defending Childhood was honored with the Public Health Program of Excellence Award at the Maine Public Health Association’s Annual Conference on October 7 in Augusta. Read on...
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