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Environmental Public Health

Working for all Oregonians

Environmental public health works to identify, assess and report on threats to human health from exposure to environmental and occupational hazards, and advise Oregon communities on potential risks where they live, work, play and learn.

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Climate Change

The Public Health Division works to understand potential health impacts of climate change and prepare our communities to keep Oregonians healthy.

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Investigations and Data

Environmental investigations and tracking data help us understand the connection between the environment and our health.

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Drinking Water

Oregon Drinking Water Services (DWS) administers and enforces drinking water quality standards for public water systems in the state of Oregon.

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Radiation Protection

Information for registrants of tanning and X-ray equipment and licensing information for radioactive materials.

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Food Safety

Foodborne illness prevention resources for the food service industry including food handler card, training manuals, forms, rules and guidelines.

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Plan ahead to stay safe in the outdoors and on vacation. Get current health alerts, advisories, and tips.

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Healthy Homes and Neighborhoods

Where we spend our time affects our health. You can take action to protect yourself from health hazards.

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Workplace Health

Safe and healthy workplace environments prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.