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. India Street STD Clinic Now Offers Online Appointment Scheduling

    Patients can now make appointments online for the India Street STD Clinic. Visit https://portlandmaine.gov/863/STD-Clinic to book now. Limited appointments are offered on Tuesday afternoons followed by drop-in hours and Thursday is now all appointments. Read on...
  2. Public Health's Minority Health Program Releases 2018 Minority Health Assessment Report

    The Public Health Division’s Minority Health Program is pleased to announce the publication of its 2018 Minority Health Assessment Report. The assessment was administered through a survey to participants selected through non-random quota sampling. Read on...
  3. 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...
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