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 to Offer Three Community Flu Clinics this Fall

    The City's Public Health Division is once again working with VNA Home Health Hospice to hold community flu clinics this fall. Public Health officials encourage people to get the flu shot. Those without insurance will be given the vaccine for free. Read on...
  2. Portland Files Lawsuit in Cumberland County Superior Court Against Opioid Manufacturers

    The City filed a lawsuit on April 5 in Cumberland County Superior Court against the manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs in response to the substantial impact, including the loss of lives, that the opioid epidemic has had on the community. Read on...
  3. Portland's Public Health Division Celebrates National Public Health Week April 2-8

    The American Public Health Association has declared April 2-8, 2018 National Public Health Week, with the theme - Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together. Each day of the week, Portland’s Public Health programs & services will be highlighted. Read on...
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