The Beach Monitoring Program monitors the waters along Oregon's coastline for the presence of fecal bacteria, and reports elevated levels to the public.
The Clandestine Drug Lab Program works to protect human health by assuring that properties formerly used in illegal drug manufacturing are properly evaluated, decontaminated and are fit for re-occupancy.
The Climate and Health Program works to help Oregonians understand the potential health impacts of climate change and to promote healthy, resilient communities.
DWSP promotes domestic well stewardship and safety throughout Oregon by improving state and local capacity to assess and manage risks associated with private wells.
Our primary goal is to prevent or reduce exposure to hazardous substances from industrial waste sites, unplanned releases of toxic substances and other sources of pollution present in Oregon's environment.
The Foodborne Illness Prevention Program works in partnership with local health departments, the food service industry, and the public to reduce or eliminate the known causes of foodborne illness.
Working to gain a better understanding about the occurrence of toxic algae blooms in Oregon and advise the public when a bloom has been detected, so people can take protective action to avoid illness.
The HIA program provides decision-makers with information about how any policy, program or project may affect the health of people.
These programs are working to eliminate lead poisoning in Oregon: Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead-Based Paint Programs.
Our mission is to identify and prevent work-related illnesses, injuries and deaths and to promote health and safety of all Oregon workers.
The Oregon Radon Awareness Program (ORAP) works to educate the public on the hazards of radon, promotes radon testing and mitigation and encourages radon-resistant new construction throughout the state to reduce the prevalence of radon-induced lung cancer in Oregon.
The Oregon Environmental Public Health Tracking (Oregon Tracking) Program is working to develop a statewide network of health and environmental data that will drive actions to improve the health of communities.
We track and conduct investigations of health effects reported by people exposed to pesticides. These reports help us to identify trends in acute pesticide poisonings and emerging pesticide hazards and guide education and outreach efforts for prevention.
The Public Pool and Tourist Facility Program works in partnership with local health departments, the recreation and tourist industry and the public to reduce the risk of waterborne illness and injury at public facilities.
Through the Toxic-Free Kids Program, OHA is working to identify and communicate about chemicals of concern in children's products that could be harmful to human health, particularly to vulnerable populations, such as children and pregnant women.