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. Public Health Receives $263,000 Grant for Soidum Reduction in Communities Program

    Portland’s Public Health Department recently received $263,000 in funds from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Grant which was awarded to the State of Maine CDC to reduce the amount of high sodium foods in some of Cumberland County’s... Read on...
  2. Food Recall: Kayem Foods Recalls Sausage Products

    Kayem Foods recalled approximately 59,203 pounds of fully cooked chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic. Read on...
  3. Portland Defending Childhood Releases New PSA

    Portland Defending Childhood recently released a new public service announcement on the developmental impact of childhood exposure to violence and the goals of Portland Defending Childhood. Read on...
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