Welcome to the North Central Public Health District (NCPHD) Website, serving residents of Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam Counties.

  • A recent report from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry regarding Amerities Exposures in The Dalles: Amerities_West _ LHC-508

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) is now available to more children and teens younger than 19, regardless of immigration status. This includes youth with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and those previously only eligible for Citizen Alien Waived Emergent Medical (CAWEM or CAWEM Plus). All other OHP eligibility criteria for those under 19, such as household income, remain the same.

    Apartir del primero de Enero, 2018, El Plan de Salud de Oregon (OHP) sera disponible para mas niños y adolecentes menores de 19 años, no importando su estatus migratorio . Esto incluye jovenes que tengan el programa de la accion diferida (DACA) y los que antes solo calificaban para el plan de emergencia (CAWEN o CAWEN Plus).

  • HOURS:
    Monday -Friday

    Walk- in Clinic Hours:
    Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

    Have you heard of Frontier Veggie Rx (FVRx)? Click here to learn more.

    Check out this exciting update about Blue Zones Project – The Dalles!

    Jump! In The Gorge is a new family guide for healthy eating and active living in the Columbia Gorge.


    Gorge Translink provides transportation to medical appointments in the Mid-Columbia River Gorge area. Call 541-296-7595 for Wasco County’s transportation services.

    Do you work in a commercial kitchen? All commercial food workers in Oregon must obtain a food handler’s card.





    Community & Collaboration

    Annual Plan

    The 2011-2016 Community Health Assessment data for Gilliam, Sherman, and Wasco Counties is included in the current Annual  Plan.


    >> Download the PDF  to learn more




    Health District Data

    NCPHD is responsible for the collection of information on a range of health related issues.The information is collected to monitor the general health and well-being of Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam County citizens. These data are useful for health program development, targeting and evaluation of program progress. The information is used to identify emerging health issues and trends and can be made available for epidemiological research. Statistics are developed from the data collected to provide basic information on these health events.

    Climate Change