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Protecting and promoting the health of Clackamas County

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Information About Clackamas County Public Health Division

Clackamas County Public Health engages residents in the movement to create a healthier Clackamas County for ourselves and the generations to come.

Clackamas County Public Health Division is committed to improving the quality of life in Clackamas County by engaging with community partners to identify and address health issues.  Through planning and collaboration, we create community conditions to promote and improve health.  The Public Health Division also has responsibility for health protection, through preventing, identifying and addressing disease outbreaks, environmental hazards, risky health behaviors and chronic diseases.

Public Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department and is responsive to the direction of the Board of County Commissioners as the Local Public Health Authority and Board of Health.

Contact Us

If you have a question or would like to request more information, please contact the Public Health Division at (503) 742-5300.

Contact Information for Clackamas County Public Health Division

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Clackamas County Community Health Dashboard

Explore an interactive way to learn about a variety of Clackamas County health and quality of life indicators by visiting our Community Health Dashboard

To find information, reports and data about health in Clackamas County, click here.

Find out more about our programs

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We offer many programs that can help expectant mothers and families with young children ensure happy, healthy babies.  From infant nutrition programs, to educational classes for young mothers, we can help you give your child a great start in life.

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In collaboration with community partners, we promote wellness and health through a range of educational programs, informational campaigns, small grants technical assistance, and policy development to promote healthy activities in our county.

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We help protect the health and safety of the county by ensuring that our food, air, and water are safe and clean.  Learn more about restaurant inspections, food handler’s cards, well inspections, and other food and water safety issues here.

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Protecting our community from communicable diseases and educating county residents on how to prevent their spread is a primary focus of our public health efforts.  Learn more about our prevention and education efforts, and report possible concerns here.

Quick links

Frequently Asked Questions

Public Health Advisory Committee

BabyLink

Dental Health Access

Food Handler Card

Report an Animal Bite

Report a Disease

Report a Health Code Violation

Report a Violation of the Smokefree Workplace Law

Request Birth and Death Certificates

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

View Reports and Data

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