OPHA Public Health Advocacy Day

Formerly known as Capitol Visit Day, Public Health Advocacy Day is an opportunity to learn and advocate for public health related bills that the legislature is working on this session. Attendees meet with their legislator in Salem to discuss and frame important public health issues.


2020 OPHA Public Health Advocacy Day

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Time: TBD

Registration: *COMING SOON*

Location: The Oregon State Capitol - Hearing Room 50

900 Court St. NE 
Salem, Oregon 97301

*Click here for visitor information & directions. Download Capitol Mall map here.

Parking: Street parking is available at ten-hour, coin and/or credit card operated meters located throughout the Capitol Mall. All-day, City of Salem parking passes can be purchased for $15 and may be used at any Capitol Mall parking meters within the area defined on the back of the pass. The passes are sold in Room 49 at the State Capitol. For additional information, contact Purchasing and Supply Services at (503-986-1180).

Legislative Appointments: OPHA will schedule legislative appointments for attendees of Public Health Advocacy Day. The availability of representatives and senators is subject to change during the session, therefore appointments are not guaranteed. We will do our best to schedule appointments for those who have registered before January 30th. 

Prepare for the day by attending one of our preparation calls, reviewing our helpful tips and talking points and our legislative updates page for OPHA endorsements.

Universal Access - ADA Accommodations: Universal Access - ADA Accommodations: Capitol Hearing rooms and House and Senate Chambers have universal access. Hearing assistance devices are available for all hearing rooms and chambers. ADA accommodation requests should be directed to Renee HK LeBlond, ADA Coordinator, at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-332-2313. Requests for accommodation should be made at least 72 hours in advance. Learn more

Questions? Please contact 2020 Policy Committee Chair, Beth Crane | [email protected] 

2019 Public Health Advocacy Day

Thank you to the more than 120 people who went to Salem with OPHA to advocate for public health and legislation that will impact public health. Click here to learn more about our endorsement process and how to request legislative support.  


Advocacy Tips & Tools - Get informed and take action now!

Learn about how to advocate effectively on our OPHA Advocacy Resources page

View our Legislative Update page to stay informed about OPHA endorsements and legislative activity. 

Click here to learn more about our endorsement process and how to request legislative support.  

Get involved!

If you would like to become more involved in OPHA advocacy events or the OPHA Policy Committee, please contact:

Click here to learn more about our policy committee and advocacy through OPHA.