Services and Programs

Services and Programs

Clatsop County Public Health Department’s core functions are to assess, preserve, promote and protect the health and wellness of all our residents. We provide a comprehensive system of care, ranging from advocacy and education to clinics. Our goal is to enhance the health of our community through various programs and services.

We work with a variety of community partners to continually assess and improve the health of our citizens and the wellness of our surrounding communities. All our services are confidential. We will not release any information about you without your written permission, except as required by law. It is our goal to provide you with the highest quality public health services and to earn your trust.

North County:
820 Exchange St., Suite 100
Astoria, OR
Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays
Call (503) 325-8500 for appointments

South County:
WIC Services Only
Seaside Library
1131 Broadway
Seaside, OR 97138
Call (503) 325-8500 for appointments
Services Available:

Children, teens, adults

Family Planning
Birth control, emergency contraception, health exams for men, women and teens, testing for infections, pregnancy testing, health education and referrals. These services are low cost to individuals who meet income eligibility.

Communicable Disease Control
Investigation, screening and control of diseases that endanger the health of the community.

Environmental Health
Inspections and enforcement of standards for food service, water purity, child daycare facilities, traveler accommodations and certain public recreation facilities.

Health Promotion

Tobacco Prevention

HIV Services

Confidential counseling and testing and case management for HIV-infected persons.

Sexually Transmitted Infections
Confidential testing and treatment for sexually-transmitted diseases.

Health Information Referral and Outreach
Public health nurses are available to answer your health questions and concerns.

Maternal Child Health
Nursing services that promote the health of pregnant women, their babies and children.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Nutrition education and supplemental food vouchers to promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children to age 5.

MOMS (Maximizing Opportunities for Maternal Support)
A public health nurse can help you find prenatal care, provide education on pregnancy, delivery and care of your newborn, and offer support and encouragement. This program is available to women who are pregnant and enrolled in or eligible for the Oregon Health Plan or eligible for the WIC program.

Babies First!
The public health nurse monitors your baby’s growth, development and health and advises you about nutrition, immunizations and learning opportunities. The nurse also refers you to programs and services that can help you. Babies First! is open to families with children from birth to 36 months old, regardless of income.

CaCoon (Care COordinatiON)
The public health nurse provides services to children with special health needs from birth to 21 years old. The service is available to families regardless of income. The nurse makes home visits and reports findings to the child’s primary doctor and specialists. The nurse works with your family’s physician and other services to assist you with learning about your child’s health and finding out about community resources to meet their health and medical needs.

Vital Statistics
Birth certificates (for certified, contact Oregon Vital Records at (971) 673-1190.)
Death certificates up to six months after death.