Public Health

Feeding Babies Solid Food

Our goal is to provide quality countywide public health services. Public health is prevention for a better life, promotion for your health, and protection for you, your family, and your community.


Gradually Start Foods in this Order
4 to 6 months Infant cereal (rice cereal first)
100% fruit juice (not orange juice)
6 to 8 months vegetables
Fruit's (not fruit desserts)
8 to 10 months yogurt, beans, meats
Start juice from a cup (not a bottle).
Feed all foods with a spoon.
After four months offer infants cereal once or twice a day from a spoon.
Feed your baby iron formula until age 1 or breast-feed as long as you wish.



Office Hours

Most office sites are open Monday through Friday:

8:30 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.



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


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
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