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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.



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.



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.



HIV Prevention

Seeking to prevent new HIV infections by supporting HIV testing, comprehensive prevention services for people living with HIV, condom distribution, policy change, and perinatal prevention efforts.



Injury, Violence and Suicide Prevention

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



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.



Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity

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



Oral 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.



STD Prevention

Sexually transmitted diseases are Oregon's most frequently reported infections. We are working to prevent and control sexually transmitted infections by supporting screening, treatment and referral.



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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