“Child abuse prevention is the responsibility of all citizens of Multnomah County,” said Commissioner Loretta Smith at Thursday's board meeting.
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The Multnomah Youth Commission is a group of 42 young people who help bring the perspective of young people into county and city decisions, discussions, and planning.
The 2015 Multnomah County Public Health Heroes Awards honor the work of county employees and community partners.
The Sauvie Island/Multnomah Channel Community Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, April 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sauvie Island Grange for a meeting focused on transportation planning.
Multnomah County this week announced it would invest about $40,000 to help the region’s only low-barrier winter family shelter stay open through the end of the school year.
County health officials stress the importance of working with community members to solve social issues affecting health.
Multnomah County Justice Reinvestment Program is saving money and transforming lives.
The board proclaimed March as Colorectal Health Awareness Month in Multnomah County on Thursday.
The Oregon Health Authority is advising all UO undergraduates who will be returning to classes at the Eugene campus next week to get vaccinated for type B meningooccus.
The board proclaimed March 23-27 National Farmworker Awareness Week, in honor of the more than 100,000 farm and migrant laborers who help Oregon harvest more than $3 billion worth of produce yearly.
They’re activists determined, in their allotted 3 minutes during public comments, to shine the light on the lack of affordable housing, police practices and even their own physical ailments.
A memorial service for Gretchen Kafoury will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 S.W. Park Ave. in Portland.