Health & Human Services

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The Health and Human Services Department consists of four unique divisions: Public Health Division, Social Services Division, the Barron Center, (A city-owned long-term care facility) Office of Elder Affairs.

We strive to enhance the health and well-being of the residents of Portland in collaboration with our community, state, and federal partners.

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  1. City Celebrates National Public Health Week April 1 - 7

    The City of Portland’s Public Health Department is celebrating National Public Health Week April 1 - 7 and invites the public to join in. Read on...
  2. Public Health Nurses Host Spanish Story Time for Families with Kids Up to 5 Years Old

    The Public Health Dept's Maternal and Child Health Nurses are now offering a Story Hour in Spanish at their “Baby Hub" time. This is a free to the public month-long series beginning March 19 on Tuesday afternoons from 2-3 pm at the Reiche School. Read on...
  3. India Street STD Clinic Now Offers Online Appointment Scheduling

    Patients can now make appointments online for the India Street STD Clinic. Visit to book now. Limited appointments are offered on Tuesday afternoons followed by drop-in hours and Thursday is now all appointments. Read on...
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