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The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Public Health Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Office Building in Portland houses the central offices of the Public Health Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Public Health Division works to improve lifelong health for all Oregonians by promoting health and preventing the leading causes of death, disease and injury in the state. The division consists of the Office of the State Public Health Director, the Center for Health Protection, the Center for Prevention and Health Promotion and the Center for Public Health Practice. The division oversees health promotion and prevention activities, health care facilities and licensing, environmental health regulation, public health emergency preparedness and epidemiological outbreak investigations. The division oversees the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory, which supports state and local infectious disease control efforts, preventing metabolic disorders detectable at birth and assuring the quality of testing in clinical and environmental laboratories.

 

Agency Subdivisions

Information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 800 NE Oregon St., Portland 97232
Telephone: 971-673-1222
Fax: 971-673-1299
General E-mail: health.webmaster@state.or.us
Suzanne Hoffman, MPH, Interim Public Health Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Brittany Sande
Records Officer E-mail: Mellony Bernal
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog