Who We Are

Multnomah County Health Department works with communities to advance health equity, protect our most vulnerable, and promote health and wellness for everyone.

We are a leader in addressing leading causes of death through a racial equity lens.

Our Work

From managing disease outbreaks to providing trauma-informed care to those with serious mental illness, we monitor and respond to a wide range of environmental threats and health emergencies, and provide unique services across the lifespan.

Our work is carried out through:

  • Core public health programs
  • Community-oriented primary care services
  • Behavioral health systems coordination and care
  • Environmental health programs
  • Emergency medical services
  • Health services in jails
  • Medical examiner program
  • Community-based health assessments and practice

We look forward to serving, partnering and working with you.


The Health Department's work is carried out through the following divisions:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Corrections Health
  • Financial & Business Management
  • Health Officer
  • Integrated Clinical Services
  • Operations
  • Public Health

Executive Leadership

Rachael Banks, Health Department director
Rachael Banks, Health Department director

Rachael Banks
Health Department Director

Valdez Bravo
Deputy Director of Operations
Interim Director, Corrections Health

Derrick Moten
Director, Financial & Business Management

Dr Richard Bruno
Health Officer

Jenna Green
Interim Director, Integrated Clinical Services

Andrea Hamberg
Interim Director, Public Health

Heather Mirasol
Director, Behavioral Health

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Multnomah County Health Department
619 NW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97209 (MAP)


503-988-3676 fax
877-735-7525 TDD

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