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Oregon Public Health Division

Our Work

The Oregon Public Health Division works to protect and promote the health of all Oregonians and the communities where they live, work, play and learn.   

Listed below are key efforts currently underway that help us achieve our mission.

Public Health Modernization
Oregon's plan for modernizing our governmental public health system

Public Health Accountability Metrics
Oregon’s Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) established a set of accountability metrics to track progress towards the modernization of Oregon’s public health system

State Health Improvement Plan
Priorities for improved health in our state, based on data from the State Health Profile

State Health Assessment and Indicators
The State Health Assessment (SHA), based on the state health indicators, is one of three prerequisites for public health accreditation 

Public Health Division Strategic Plan
Our vision, mission, values and goals

Partnering with Community-Based Organizations
We partner with community-based organizations to fund public health work in local communities.

Oregon's Public Health System

The Oregon public health system includes federal, state and local agencies, private organizations and other diverse partners working together to put healthy options and health-promoting services within reach for everyone in Oregon. Oregon needs a strong public health system to achieve better health and better care at lower costs. Public health plays an important role in Oregon's health system transformation.