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.

Health of Portland Report, 2019-2020

  1. City Closes All Back Cove Trail Parking Lots During Stay At Home Emergency Order

    The City of Portland is closing all parking lots associated with the Back Cove Trail due to the high usage of the trail and overcrowding concerns in light of the State of Maine and the City’s Stay at Home emergency orders. Read on...
  2. Mayor Snyder Adds Tenant & Landlord Resources to City’s COVID-19 Webpage

    Building off of the City Council’s March 30th approval of an Emergency Order, Mayor Kate Snyder has compiled a comprehensive list of resources available to tenants and landlords in light of COVID-19. Read on...
  3. City of Portland Opens Additional Shelter for Clients Needing Quarantine Space

    The City of Portland has opened an additional shelter for clients needing quarantine space in light of positive COVID-19 cases. The quarantine space is located at the James A. Banks, Sr. Exposition Building. Read on...
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