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. 5th Annual Maine Minority Health Conference to be Held June 3, 2015

    The City of Portland's Public Health Division in collaboration with its partners will host the 5th Annual Maine Minority Health Conference on June 3, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at Bates College. The conference is free and open to the public. Read on...
  2. Maine CDC Public Health Update

    The Maine CDC has released a public health update. The update contains information on suicide prevention, Hepatitis, Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, lab worker recognition, immunization champion, Measles, Pertussis (whooping cough), and Ebola. Read on...
  3. Maine Voices: Support measures that make it harder to opt against measles vaccine

    Infectious diseases once considered eradicated in the United States are on the rise due to decline in child vaccination rates. Read on...
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