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.


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Sharps/Needles on Public Property

If you find sharps/needles on public property, DO NOT PICK THEM UP. Please call the Department of Public Works at 207-874-8493 and a trained specialist will be dispatched to pick up the items and dispose of them properly. 

Health of Portland Report, 2019-2020

  1. City Breaks Ground on New Homeless Services Center

    The City of Portland joined today with its partners and community members to break ground on the new Homeless Services Center (HSC) located at 654 Riverside Street. Read on...
  2. City & County Soliciting Feedback on Community Housing Needs

  3. New Youth-Led Mural in Woodfords Corner

    For the second consecutive summer, Portland Public Health's Tobacco Prevention team was proud to serve as a host site for Gateway to Opportunity (G2O), a summer program coordinated through Maine Youth Action Network (MYAN). Read on...
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