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 Hosts Overdose Recognition & Response Training

    In response to community concern surrounding opioid-related overdoses, the City of Portland’s Public Health Division will be hosting an Overdose Recognition and Response training on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Read on...
  2. Dr. Kolawole Bankole Named New Public Health Director

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it has named Dr. Kolawole Bankole, MD, MS, MBA, as the city’s new Public Health Director. Read on...
  3. City Successfully Transfers Ryan White Grant to Greater Portland Health

    The City received notice from the U.S. DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration that they have transferred the Ryan White Grant from the City of Portland to Greater Portland Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center. Read on...
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