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Prevention and Wellness

The Oregon Public Health Division provides programs, statistics, policy development and other services to build healthy communities and educate Oregonians about preventing chronic diseases, the importance of health screenings, and managing illnesses. These are critical to meeting Oregon Public Health’s goal of promoting prevention and wellness throughout our communities.

Vaccines and Immunization

Information about getting immunized, school requirements, resources for health care providers, and immunization data for Oregon.


Healthy Communities

Where we live, work, play and learn influences our overall health. Communities that support people in making healthy choices help prevent chronic diseases.


Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesitynutrition

Achieving lifelong health includes good nutrition and active living to maintain a healthy weight and prevent chronic disease.


Injury and Violence Prevention

Promoting programs that help Oregonians prevent violence, injury and suicide.


Flu Prevention

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. Use the flu vaccine finder and get tips for staying healthy.

Marijuana and Your Health

The Oregon Health Authority's Public Health Division is working to educate the public about marijuana use and minimize public health risks from marijuana.


Oral Healthoral health

A healthy mouth is part of your overall health. Good oral health starts with baby teeth. If baby teeth are kept cavity-free, adult teeth are more likely to be cavity-free.


Self-Management Programs

Oregon offers a variety of self-management programs to promote taking control of your life and living healthier.


Substance Use

Reducing harms associated with substance use is a priority for the Oregon Health Authority and partners across Oregon.


Tobacco Prevention

Learn about our work to prevent and reduce tobacco use, promote smoke-free environments, and help tobacco users to quit.

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