Number Of Uninsured Increasing At Multnomah County
More than 62,300 people received health care services from Multnomah county last year, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2005.
Forty-five percent of clients had no health insurance, compared with 41 percent in FY 2005. One-half of all clients were children ages 18 and under.
Lillian Shirley, Multnomah County Health Department Director states,