Public Health

Linn County Mental Health downtown office

Albany Location

2730 Pacific Blvd SE
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 967-3888
(Available 24/7 for communicable disease reporting call 541-750-0090)

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About Linn County Public Health

Linn County Public Health is the local public health agency. It focuses on prevention and uses selected interventions to prevent the spread of disease and reduce health risk. Prevention strategies are population based and designed to improve the overall health of communities. Through childhood immunization and other services, Linn County Public Health is strving to make Linn County a safer place for all residents. Public health is on call 24/7 to respond to any Public health emergency or disaster that could affect our populations.

Mission

Linn County Department of Health Services, Public Health Program, is commited to the health and well-being of all Linn County residents.

Goals

Our goal is to provide quality conty-wide health services. Public health is Prevention for a better live, promotion for your health, and protection for your family, and your community.

Values

  • Respect for eath other and our clients
  • Provide services that are accessible
  • Preventive healthcare
  • A supportive atmosphere for our co-workers and clients
  • Good communication

Our strategic priorities

  • Financial Sustainabiity
  • Access/ Quality of Care
  • Community and Partners
  • Community Health Assessment

    Linn County Public Health conducted a community health assessment in the spring of 2012. The Community Health Assessment (CHA) is an inclusive look at the health of Linn County. The CHA is comprised of four individual sections: Community Health Status Report, Local Public Health System Assessment, Key Informant interviews and The Quality of Life Survey. The information collected in this Assessment is the evidence used to support priority areas included in Linn County's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

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    Our programs include:

    Communicable Disease

    In the Communicable Disease Program we investigate individual cases and outbreaks of reportable communicable diseases and conditions. This helps identify outbreaks and to control the spread of diseases. We also provide information to the public about diseases that do not require reporting.

    Emergency Preparedness

    Emergency Preparedness involves planning and preparing for emergencies in our community. Everyone will benefit from being ready when a significant event takes place that disrupts a large portion of our county or country.

    Immunization Programs

    Linn County Public Health offers children's immunizations as well as some adult immunizations. Information regarding specific immunizations is available.

    Linn County Medical Reserve Corps

    The Linn County Medical Reserve Corps (LCMRC) is a team of volunteers available to provide extra personnel in the event of a public health emergency or disaster. Volunteers come from a variety of professional backgrounds, from medical to administrative fields, and are trained by the LCMRC in emergency preparedness and response activities. Please visit the Linn County Medical Reserve Corps page for more information or to learn how to volunteer.

    Maternal-Child Health Programs

    Maternal-Child Health Programs provides access to programs designed to help pregnant women obtain care, education, infant assessment, parenting information, and referrals.

    Reproductive Health

    Reproductive health services offers birth control at low or no cost; female physical exams; STD testing and treatment for both males and females; pregnancy testing, as well as vasectomy counseling.

    Tobacco Prevention

    The focus of Linn County Tobacco Prevention and Education program is to eliminate and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and to promote quitting. The program also helps to provide information and resources on tobacco related state and local laws.

    Vital Statistics

    Vital Statistics provides for registration of births and deaths in the county or how to obtain copies of birth/death certificates.

    Wellness

    Linn County Health Services believes in promoting a community of health. Our Wellness page features community resources, information on wellness topics, and an overview of the Linn County Wellness Committee. Health Services hopes to improve the quality of life of all Linn County residents by providing information and resources needed to further healthy lifestyles.

    Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program

    The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program is a program of nutrition education, food vouchers and resource referrals for low income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women.

    Healthy Linn Bulletin Fall 2016

     

 
 

Office Hours

Most office sites are open Monday through Friday:

8 a.m. to noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

You can contact us at the addresses and telephone numbers below or by e-mailing our staff.

Location

Albany

Main Office   view map
2730 SE Pacific Blvd
Albany, OR 97321

Telephone: 541-967-3888 (Available 24/7 for communicable disease reporting call 541-750-0090)
FAX: 541-926-2102
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
TTY/TTD: 1-800-735-2900

Lebanon

Office   view map
1600 S Main St
Lebanon, OR 97355

Telephone: 541-451-5932
FAX: 541-258-5704
Toll free: 1-888-451-2631

Sweet Home

Office   view map
799 Long St
Sweet Home, OR 97386

Telephone: 541-367-3888
FAX: 541-367-2407
Toll free: 1-800-920-7571

Other Resources

Current Oregon Health Hazards
Influenza Updates
Strategic Health Plan
All PH Links


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