11/6/13 - 2:00 pm
See what we accomplished in 2012. Our annual report highlights just a few examples of the work and services that many people on the front lines and behind the scenes perform every day to help support a healthy Multnomah County.
8/2/13 - 8:21 am
WIC clients are invited to join us as we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1-7) with health fairs at Multnomah County WIC locations. The fairs will feature activities and resources to help support nursing moms.
6/4/13 - 3:21 pm
Townsend Farms is recalling its Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries due to a hepatitis A outbreak that has sickened 49 people. The product is sold at many stores, including 13 Costco stores in Oregon.
6/3/13 - 7:48 am
School may be out for summer, but from June 18 to August 16 kids can still get health services at the Parkrose High School School-based Health Center. If you have a medical problem over the summer, or need to continue your care, you can get the same services you would as when school is open.
5/29/13 - 8:44 am
Did you know food safety recalls can be prompted by reasons other than contamination? Foster Farms is recalling more than 6,000 pounds of ready-to-eat grilled chicken breast strips due to allergen mislabeling.
5/24/13 - 11:00 am
The HIV Services Planning Council met May 8 to plan for service category allocations in the event that the Portland TGA receives less funding than last year. These decisions affect funding for the present grant year that began March 1, 2013.
3/1/13 - 5:00 am
Balancing the potential benefits and harms of using coal as an energy source is an ongoing challenge for local communities and the global economy. This health analysis considers the potential impacts and human health consequences of three proposed coal export projects that could result in rail transport of coal through Multnomah County.
11/15/12 - 5:18 pm
Antibiotics are one of the most important tools that we have to fight life-threatening bacterial infections. But they don’t work on viruses like a cold or the flu. If you take antibiotics to fight a virus, you may be doing more harm than good in the long run.
10/19/12 - 1:08 pm
Multnomah County Health Department has earned accreditation as a primary care medical home—the only health care organization to earn the designation in Oregon and one of only 30 granted such recognition nationwide.
10/9/12 - 11:32 am
Multnomah County Environmental Health will be moving in October. Offices at the Southeast Health Center will close at noon on Friday, October 19. They will reopen at noon on Monday, October 22 in their new location at Lloyd Corporate Plaza, 847 NE 19th Ave, Suite 350.