Welcome to the Multnomah County Health Department

We have a vision that includes you…healthy people in healthy communities. Our mission is to work in partnership with the communities we serve, to assure, promote and protect the health of the people of Multnomah County. This website is one of the tools we are using to bring us closer to you and our vision. It includes information regarding our departments’ public health and clinical services. We welcome feedback from you regarding our services and this website.

Joanne Fuller, Interim Director

Vision, Mission, and Goals

Healthy people in healthy communities.


Statistics, annual report, strategic plan


How to make a complaint, your rights as a patient

Councils and Boards

Meetings, membership

Policy and Initiatives

Health equity, food, housing, obesity prevention

Preparing for Emergencies

Public health preparedness efforts

Public Health Heroes

Winners and nominees

Public Health Practice

Resources, research and training

About Our Programs

Read more about the missions and objectives of some of our programs.

Workforce Diversity

Our committment to workforce diversity