A former Multnomah County employee is suing the county and a psychiatric emergency center that the state investigated last summer after several patients died, suffered sexual abuse or were exposed to hazardous conditions.
Multnomah County has fired its two top mental health leaders and promoted an insider to lead its Mental Health and Addiction Services Division following an investigation into complaints of abuse and neglect at the Unity Center for Behavio
Life on the streets turned deadly again last year in the Portland area, with dozens of people dying far too young.
Updated: Friday, July 13, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Conditions for prisoners suffering from mental illness at the Multnomah County Detention Center have improved over the last year, according to a new report by Disability Rights Oregon.
A committee will meet for the first time on Friday, March 4, to begin making rules for tobacco retail licenses in Multnomah County. This includes setting the amount of the annual fees, fines, penalties and other details.
The Multnomah County Health Department will hold four immunization clinics for children who are uninsured or under-insured to catch up on their vaccinations before the Feb. 17, 2016 school exclusion date.
Multnomah County will host two public hearings on Tuesday, Oct. 20 on licensing businesses that sell tobacco.