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Public Health

Washington County Public Health is nationally accredited by PHAB

24/7 Contact: To report a public health emergency, call 503-846-3594.

Public health works to protect individuals and communities against the spread of disease, injuries and environmental hazards while promoting and encouraging healthier lifestyles. 

Mission: Washington County Public Health works in partnership with our community to improve and protect the public's health and achieve health equity through prevention, regulation and education.

Vision: Healthy People, Thriving Communities

Our primary programs:

Washington County Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) is appointed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners to advise the Board of Commissioners in its role as the Board of Health for Washington County. The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council makes recommendations to the board and the Public Health division manager on matters relating to public health.

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (English)

HIPAA Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad (Español)