Health & Human Services General News
Washington County moving back to “high” risk on Friday - Release date: 04/21/2021
Starting Friday, April 23, Washington County joins 22 other counties in the high risk category. Health officials urge community members to keep gatherings small and outside, wear masks, stay home when sick, and get vaccinated when they can get an appointment.
Salud Pública del Condado de Washington apoya el nuevo marco de trabajo de la gobernadora - Release date: 11/25/2020
Salud Pública del Condado de Washington apoya el nuevo marco de trabajo anunciado hoy por la gobernadora Kate Brown. Tenemos la esperanza de que este nuevo enfoque sea más fácil de entender tanto para el público como para los negocios y empresas, y que ayude a frenar la propagación del COVID-19 en nuestro condado y Oregon.
Washington County Public Health supports governor’s new framework - Release date: 11/25/2020
Washington County Public Health supports the new framework announced today by Governor Kate Brown. We are hopeful this new approach will be easier for the public and businesses to understand and will help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon and in Washington County.
Declaración de la División de Salud Pública del Condado de Washington con respecto al anuncio de la Gobernadora sobre las “dos semanas de congelación” - Release date: 11/13/2020
Las nuevas medidas anunciadas hoy por la gobernadora Kate Brown son necesarias para frenar la propagación del coronavirus en Oregon y en el condado de Washington.
Washington County Public Health’s statement regarding governor’s “two-week freeze” - Release date: 11/13/2020
The new measures announced today by Governor Kate Brown are necessary to slow the spread of coronavirus in Oregon and in Washington County.
Washington County statement on Governor’s reopening criteria - Release date: 05/07/2020
We need to make sure that our underserved and high-risk community members are protected so we are using data and science to guide our reopening plan.
COVID-19 zip code information may reinforce stigma and unfairly target communities of color - Release date: 05/07/2020
Washington County Public Health's statement on the release of COVID-19 zip code data.
County services moving back to Public Services Building - Release date: 10/01/2019
Several programs in the Department of Health and Human Services will be moving back to the PSB over the next few weeks. Some key services will not be available to the public during the move.
Board passes access to care resolution - Release date: 09/10/2019
On September 10, 2019, the board passed a resolution authorizing HHS to take steps necessary to protect our community's ability to access health care and other critical services.
Reduction in Hours at Two Washington County Clinics - Release date: 12/11/2014
Beginning January 5, 2015, hours of operation will be reduced at the Beaverton and Hillsboro clinics.
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!