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Public Health Division

Front Desk
Main: 971-673-1222
Toll-free: 1-800-422-6012
FAX: 971-673-1299
TTY-TDD: 711

Public Health Division
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR 97232
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Popular Contacts

Vital Records and Certificates
Orders Hotline: 888-896-4988
Vital Records walk-in hours: 9 AM to 4 PM, weekdays

Local Health Department Listing
Contact information for all county health departments in Oregon.

Telephone only, no on-site services
12 PM to 4 PM, weekdays

State Phone Book
Find agency and division level information (pdf)
Search alphabetical list of state employees (pdf)

Emergency Numbers

Medical or fire emergency 911
Poison emergency 1-800-222-1222
Suicide prevention 1-800-273-TALK
Alcohol and drug helpline 1-800-923-4357
Domestic violence hotline 1-800-799-SAFE
Military helpline 1-888-457-4838
Sexual assault hotline 1-800-656-HOPE
Youthline 1-877-968-8491
Report abuse of a child or vulnerable adult in Oregon 1-855-503-SAFE

Emergency Contacts for Public Health Partners

24-hour Public Health Emergency Numbers

Communicable Diseases: 971-673-1111

Health care providers are required by law to report certain diseases and conditions; those reports should be made to the patient's local health department. Local health departments can contact the Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Program 24-hours a day at 971-673-1111. Read more about communicable diseaese prevention.

On-Call Duty Officer: 971-246-1789

The on-call duty officer is the Public Health Division's 24-hour central point of contact for urgent issues. The duty officer directs calls to specific programs. During business hours, normal program contacts are encouraged. For after hours issues, or if you can't reach the program, contact the duty officer. You may also page the duty officer at 503-938-6790.

Oregon Emergency Response System: 1-800-452-0311

OERS is the primary point of contact by which any public agency provides the state notification of an emergency or disaster, or requests access to state or federal resources. Local public safety agencies such as law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services normally provide the first response to an incident. Read more about OERS.

Oregon Radiological Emergency Response: 971-673-0490

The Radiological Emergency Response team can answer questions, advise actions, and if necessary, respond to any radiological emergency within the state of Oregon. An answering service is available when the office is closed. Fire or Police agencies should call the Oregon Emergency Response System (OERS) at 1-800-452-0311 to initiate a contact. Read more about radiological emergency response.​


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