Oregon Public Health Insitute

Five HEAL Cities Receive Grants to Improve Community Health

Kaiser Permanente and the Oregon Public Health Institute announced that the cities of Donald, Independence, Lebanon, Dallas, and Coos Bay, Oregon had been awarded HEAL City grant funds to implement healthy eating and active living policies in their respective communities.  The HEAL City Campaign,

Two Cities, Three Approaches to Rental Housing Inspections

Gresham, Portland and East Portland take different tacks when it comes to renters' health

September 24, 2012 -- Mold, lead paint dust, rodent infestations and inadequately placed smoke detectors can all adversely affect one's health. And for tenants whose landlords don't quickly respond to and fix those problems, the stress of a difficult, unsafe living situation only makes matters worse.

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