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. Overdose Awareness Day Vigil to be Held August 31 in Monument Square

    For the fourth year in a row, the volunteer-based outreach team of the Portland Needle Exchange Program, I AM HERE, is hosting Portland’s Overdose Awareness Day Vigil on August 31, 2017. Read on...
  2. Overdose Recognition and Response Reminder

    The City of Portland’s Public Health Division and Police Department are urging residents to familiarize themselves with the risks and signs of an opioid overdose and be prepared to respond. Several community resources are available for assistance. Read on...
  3. Shop the Maine CDC's Prevention Store!

    Shop the Maine CDC's Prevention "store" for all of your prevention education material needs! Additional Info...
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