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. City Receives National Honors for Achievements in Preventing Childhood Obesity - Ranks #1 in Country

    The National League of Cities recognized Portland for the recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties. LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative... Read on...
  2. Maine CDC Public Health Update

    The Maine CDC released a public health update. The update contains information on organ donation, high blood pressure, Zika virus, reducing infant mortality, updated immunization schedules and flu. Read on...
  3. Health Alert: Zika Virus

    The Maine CDC released a health alert for Zika virus, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, for travelers returning from Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Read on...
View All