Service providers across the community are helping people obtain safe eclipse-watching glasses, sharing safety tips and warning clients to plan for fallout from a surge in visitors to Oregon.
Multnomah County News
Regional leaders come together to admonish the words and actions of White supremacists in Charlottesville, Virgina.
On Aug. 21, the moon’s shadow will block the sun. Here's how you can prepare.
Multnomah County will celebrate its community health centers on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Nearly one in every eleven area residents depend on a health center for their care.
Commissioner Loretta Smith and Bill Hall, President of the Association of Oregon Counties, will join seniors on Saturday, Aug. 12 in Southeast Portland to discuss opioid abuse among older adults.
With another warm summer weekend ahead, the Multnomah County Health Department is reminding everyone to swim healthy. Everyone plays a role in preventing illnesses linked to the water people share.
The Multnomah County Health Department is formally appealing the Trump Administration’s surprise move to end a five-year teen health grant two years early.
Wildfire smoke continues to pose risk. Those at higher risk of health problems from poor air quality include: People with chronic lung or heart conditions, the elderly and children.
The County’s claim, filed Aug. 3 in Multnomah County Circuit Court, said that drug companies spent vast sums of money to create a false consensus supporting the long-term use of opioids
Wildfires across the state and western region continue to cause smoky conditions that can pose a health risk to certain people.
The county seeks to enter an exclusive contract with a single ambulance provider for the next five to 10 years. Selection is expected to take place in December 2017.
Thinking about donating food to a Cooling Center? Before you do, please remember that to ensure the health and safety of guests some items can not be accepted.