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An Equity-Centered Public Health System for a Modern, Changing World
All people in Oregon deserve to live in a state where they can have the best chance at health. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted major gaps in our public health system which showed us that new, complex health threats do not impact all Oregonians equally. It is unjust that rural communities, communities of color, tribal communities, disability communities, communities with lower income and other underserved communities experience worse effects of health problems. One key solution to this problem is to create an equity-centered public health system through public health modernization.
A Modern Public Health System for Oregon (español)
Public Health Survey Modernization Community Reports
Local Public Health Authority Public Health Modernization: 2021-23 Themes and Accomplishments (February 2023)
The following descriptions of 2021-2023 investments were provided by each LPHA
Baker CountyBenton County Clackamas CountyClatsop County Columbia County Coos County Crook County Deschutes County Douglas County Gilliam CountyGrant County
Harney CountyHood River County Jackson CountyJefferson County Josephine CountyKlamath County Lake County Lane County Lincoln County Linn County Malheur CountyMarion County
Multnomah County North Central PHDPolk CountyTillamook County Umatilla County Union County Washington CountyWheeler County Yamhill County
Public Heath Modernization Evaluation
Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) has established a set of
accountability metrics to track progress towards the modernization of Oregon’s public health system.
Modernization Assessment Report
Task Force Report
Foundational Public Health Services
Aligning National Public Health Initiative
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