Health and Safety, All Here for You

From western-traditional physicians to holistic healers and pharmacists to herbologists, instant relief or long-term care, you’ll find all types in North Clackamas. Whether for you, your children, aging adults, or special needs; medical needs of all kinds are found in the area. Clackamas County has a number of hospitals physician clinics and other medical practices. A training center for medical science is open on the Clackamas Community College Harmony Campus.

The Chamber’s membership directory will lead you to your choice of medical facility or need.

Safety and security are some of the major public concerns for the area and are handled throughout the county by Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office as well as other local police departments. The Sheriff’s Office provides an assurance of security, safety and quality law enforcement services to all people of Clackamas County.  They make up a variety of specialized units providing support services to citizens and agencies countywide. These services include: Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Hostage Negotiation Unit, Forensic Investigations Unit, Traffic Enforcement Unit, Marine Unit, Search and Rescue, Crime Analysis, Crime Prevention, Explosives and Hazardous Materials Disposal and Traffic Crash and Reconstruction Unit.

Emergency services needs are covered by American Medical Response ambulance service and Clackamas Fire District #1. The Fire Department, an internationally accredited organization provides fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to five cities including: Milwaukie, Oregon City, Happy Valley, Johnson City and Damascus, as well as many area unincorporated areas. Clackamas Fire District #1 has 17 fire stations strategically located throughout Clackamas County with a workforce of more than 200 employees & 100 volunteers and is the second largest fire protection district in Oregon, serving over 179,000 citizens in an area covering nearly 200 square miles.  Metro West Ambulance is available for non-life treating prescheduled transports.