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From the CDC: Early Report of Serious Eye Infections Associated with Soft Contact Lens Solution  (5/25/2007)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), collaborating with the Food and Drug Administration, state and other partners, has identified an outbreak of a serious but rare eye infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK). This infection is caused by a free-living ameba (Acanthamoeba) a microscopic organism found everywhere in nature. Infections can result in permanent visual impairment or blindness... More

Facts about Community Water Fluoridation  (3/21/2007)
Fluoride works to prevent caries in several ways, including: fluoride in plaque and saliva inhibit demineralization of enamel and improves recovery of damaged enamel; and fluoride reduces the activity of More

Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Annual Report  (11/14/2006)
11/14/2006 - The City of Portland Public Health Division is pleased to announce the publication of its Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Annual Report. Included are updates on each of the Division's six program areas, noteworthy health indicators for the region, and plans for addressing other priority health issues in the future. Hard copies are available by contacting phweb@portlandmaine.gov. More

Pandemic Flu  (11/2/2006)
The American Red Cross has developed a home care guide for pandemic flu planning. Information includes definitions of terms, flu prevention guidelines, and treatment recommendations. More

Mold Information  (11/2/2006)

Mold detection and control information has been produced by the Maine Bureau of General Services, the Maine Bureau of Air Quality, the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Portland City Council Votes to Support More Smoke-Free Housing  (8/7/2006)
On Monday, July 17, the Portland City Council voted unanimously to support a resolution to reduce the number of Portland residents in multi-unit housing exposed to secondhand smoke. The resolution states that the City of Portland believes that all residents deserve to breathe clean air and live in a smoke-free environment. More

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Frequently Used Data Sources
Public Health Annual Reports
Disease Data
County Health Assessments
Portland Community Free Clinic
Point in Time Survey of Homeless
Social Services Reports by Year
Monthly Shelter Statistics
Continuum of Care Application
Refugee Services
 

 

Frequently Used Data Sources

United States Census Bureau American Fact Finder

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

Mortality Data

Cancer Data

The Office on Women’s Health

Hospital Profiles and Statistics

County Health Rankings

Maine Department of Health and Human Services Data and Reports

Maine Department of Health and Human Services Data Dashboard

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Data Reports

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention District Health Profiles

Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey (MIYHS)

Maine Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

Maine Air Quality Data

Maine Housing Data

Maine Health Community Needs Assessment

Maine Safety Belt Law

Maine Law for Child Safety Restraints

Public Health Division Annual Reports

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

2008-2009

2007-2008

2006-2007

2005-2006

Disease Data

Acute Hepatitis B HIV
Animal Rabies Invasive Group A Strep
Campylobacteriosis Listeriosis
Chlamydia Lyme Disease
Cryptosporidiosis Meningococcal Disease
E. Coli 0157:H7 Pertussis
Giardiasis Salmonellosis
Gonorrhea Shigellosis
Hepatitis A Tuberculosis

County Health Assessments

   Cumberland County Health Indicators:

Full Report

Summary Report

By Municipality (complete)

   Health Assessments by Municipality

Baldwin

Naples

Bridgton

New Gloucester

Brunswick

North Yarmouth

Cape Elizabeth

Portland

Casco

Pownal

Cumberland

Raymond

Falmouth

Scarborough

Freeport

Sebago

Gorham

South Portland

Gray

Standish

Harpswell

Westbrook

Harrison

Windham

Long Island

Yarmouth

Forces of Change Assessment

Community Health Status Assessment

Community Themes and Strengths Assessment

Local Public Health System Assessment

2011 Minority Health Assessment

Point-In-Time Survey of Homelessness in the City of Portland

2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003

Portland Community Free Clinic

    Annual Report:  2006  2002  2000

    PCFC Evaluation Findings 2002

Social Services Division Year End Reports by Year

    2013

-Family Shelter Year End Report

-General Assistance Year End Report

-Support Services Year End Report

-Oxford Street Shelter Year End Report

-Refugee Services Year End Report

    2012

-Family Shelter Year End Report

-General Assistance Year End Report

-HPRP Final Report

-Oxford Street Shelter Year End Report

-Support Services Year End Report

-Refugee Services Year End Report

 

    2011

-Family Shelter Year End Report

-General Assistance Year End Report

-Oxford Street Shelter Year End Report

-Support Services Year End Report

-Refugee Services Year End Report

    2010

-Family Shelter Year End Report

-General Assistance Year End Report

-Oxford Street Shelter Year End Report

-Support Services Year End Report

-Refugee Services Year End Report

    2008

-Bed Bugs - Guidelines for Best Practices in Prevention & Treatment

    2005

-Portland Local Public Health System Assessment Report

    2004

-Senior Summit Report

    2003

-Senior Summit Report

-11 Year Comparison (2002-2003)

    2002

-Senior Summit Report

-Consumer Assessment of Senior Services in the Portland Community

    2001 and Earlier

-Greater Portland Community Health Assessment and Source Book

Monthly Shelter Statistics

-Monthly Shelter Statistics

Continuum of Care Application

-2012 Continuum of Care Application: Exhibit 1

Refugee Services

-New Mainers – Refugees Workforce Development Project

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