Health & Human Services General News
Portland Water Bureau CANCELS Boil Water Notice - Release date: 05/24/2014
The Boil Water Notice has been canceled after latest tests came back negative. See Portland Water Bureau's page for more information.
Washington County Media Statement on the Case Involving Marlin Starr's Dog - Release date: 02/28/2014
Washington County has issued a statement on the case regarding Marlin Starr's dog.
2013 Paws for Justice II Conference - Release date: 10/08/2013
Paws For Justice II - The Domestic Violence/Animal Abuse Link: How to recognize the problem; what to do when you see it.
Washington County Employee Honored for Outstanding Work in Addiction Services - Release date: 12/07/2012
Senior Program Educator Andy Cartmill was named "Educator of the Week" by K103-FM.
Boil Water Notice Has Been Lifted - Release date: 11/22/2012
The boil water notice for Tigard has been lifted.
Gingerbread Dog House Contest 2012 - Release date: 10/31/2012
Build your dream gingerbread house, and help support the pets at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter.
Boil Water Notice for Some Eastern-County Communities - Release date: 07/21/2012
UPDATE: Boil water notice has ended. The City of Portland’s Water Bureau issued a boil water notice Saturday for some communities along the eastern border of Washington County.
Dogs On Parade is back at Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace - Release date: 07/09/2012
Contests, prizes, and fun in store at Dogs On Parade on July 17th!
Pertussis in Washington County - Release date: 06/01/2012
Infants are particularly vulnerable to this highly contagious respiratory disease. Información en Español.
Pose for a Picture, Be on a Poster! - Release date: 05/03/2012
Visit us at the NW Pet & Companion Fair and win a chance for your dog to be on our Dogs on Parade Poster!
Memorial Day Ceremony - Save the Date! - Release date: 04/17/2012
Join us as we honor our nation's brave service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions - Release date: 01/09/2012
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about storm-interruptions (snow and ice) to regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection services in Washington County.
Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at Willow Creek - Release date: 09/15/2011
Veterans and their families needing assistance are invited to attend a Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at the Willow Creek Center from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.
Fresh Strawberries from a Farm Field in Washington County Implicated in E. Coli O157 Outbreak in NW Oregon - Release date: 08/08/2011
Oregon Public Health officials have identified fresh strawberries from a Newberg farm with fields in Washington County as the source of a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Health officials are urging consumers who may have purchased strawberries from a road-side fruit stand or farmer's market in the area last month to throw them out.
Don’t Let Mosquitoes Make a Meal of You! - Release date: 06/23/2011
Avoid mosquito bites and remove containers of standing water and other items that can become habitat for breeding mosquitoes.
Proposed Garbage and Recycling Collection Rate Increases - Release date: 06/02/2011
Announcement of a Public Meeting on June 9, 2011 to discuss proposed garbage and recycling collection rate increases for unincorporated Washington County customers.
No Public Health Risk in Oregon from Japanese Radiation Events - Release date: 03/15/2011
There is no health risk to the public in Oregon due to the recent radiation releases in Japan.
Buzzie Finds a New Family - Release date: 10/05/2010
The video shows what happens when a lost dog is brought to the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter, including its adoption by a loving family.
Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter Announces 9 Hole Golf Tournament Fundraiser - Release date: 09/01/2010
Enter soon for your chance to win prizes, including $50,000 for a hole-in-one. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the animals at the Bonnie Hays Animal shelter.
Washington County Animal Services Featured on KATU-TV - Release date: 06/14/2010
KATU television reporter Dan Tilkin spent some time following an Animal Services Officer from Washington County Animal Services and takes a glimpse into the life of an "animal cop".