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 Names 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. After an extensive search process, Dr. Bankole, who has been with the City’s Public Health Division since 2004... Read on...
  2. City Partners with Grace Street Recovery Services for Additional Resources at India Street Clinic

    The City of Portland is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Grace Street Recovery Services in order to offer additional substance use resources at the India Street Health Center. 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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