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NorthWest Cable News
Lead tests in Portland, Salem schools may be skewedof their taps this summer. Lead test results released by the schools could be
Lead tests in Portland, Salem schools may be skewed
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
of their taps this summer. Lead test results released by the schools could be even higher with this testing protocol. The Oregon Health Authority told districts to follow the procedures detailed in the EPA’s 104-page guidance document titled “3Ts... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Lead tests in Portland, Salem schools may be skewedof their taps this summer. Lead test results released by the schools could be
Lead tests in Portland, Salem schools may be skewed
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
of their taps this summer. Lead test results released by the schools could be even higher with this testing protocol. The Oregon Health Authority told districts to follow the procedures detailed in the EPA’s 104-page guidance document titled “3Ts... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Advisory issued at Lincoln County beach due to high bacteria levelsThe Oregon Health Authority has issued a public health advisory for high levels
Advisory issued at Lincoln County beach due to high bacteria levels
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Oregon Health Authority has issued a public health advisory for high levels of fecal bacteria in the water at a Lincoln County beach. Higher than normal levels of the bacteria were found in water samples at D River Beach, spokesman Tony Andersen... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
High levels of dioxins found in Salem's Willamette Sloughcomplete further sediment and fish tissue studies, Kucinski said. If unsafe lev
High levels of dioxins found in Salem's Willamette Slough
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
complete further sediment and fish tissue studies, Kucinski said. If unsafe levels of dioxin are found in fish tissue, the Oregon Health Authority may issue a consumption advisory. This image from 1976 shows the location of the Boise Cascade plant... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODA bans 14 horticultural products, urges growers to halt usePort Moody, BC Use of these products could cause growers to experience a loss
ODA bans 14 horticultural products, urges growers to halt use
KTVZ Bend / Posted 6 days ago
Port Moody, BC Use of these products could cause growers to experience a loss of marketability and for cannabis to fail Oregon Health Authority pesticide testing requirements. ODA has issued pesticide advisories to growers of all crops and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
High levels of dioxins found in Salem's Willamette Sloughcomplete further sediment and fish tissue studies, Kucinski said. If unsafe lev
High levels of dioxins found in Salem's Willamette Slough
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
complete further sediment and fish tissue studies, Kucinski said. If unsafe levels of dioxin are found in fish tissue, the Oregon Health Authority may issue a consumption advisory. Longer-term studies will focus on the risks to human health and... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Big 12 votes to begin looking into expansionon Leslie Jones' most recent -- and possibly last -- tweet was just past 10 p.m
Big 12 votes to begin looking into expansion
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
on Leslie Jones' most recent -- and possibly last -- tweet was just past 10 p.m. She had reached her… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday it is recommending those traveling to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Bullseye set to resume full production despite neighbors' lingering concernsissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Bullseye set to resume full production despite neighbors' lingering concerns
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man arrested after bricks thrown at home, cars in Vancouver neighborhoodissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Man arrested after bricks thrown at home, cars in Vancouver neighborhood
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Conviction overturned in hit-run that cost Battle Ground teen his legissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Conviction overturned in hit-run that cost Battle Ground teen his leg
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Rescue crews searching for lost hiker near Oneonta Gorgeissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Rescue crews searching for lost hiker near Oneonta Gorge
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man arrested for pointing gun at Portland protesters released from jailissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Man arrested for pointing gun at Portland protesters released from jail
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Sheridan babysitter pleads guilty to endangering child, possession of methissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Sheridan babysitter pleads guilty to endangering child, possession of meth
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man discovered bloody, unresponsive in Vancouver neighborhoodissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Man discovered bloody, unresponsive in Vancouver neighborhood
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Bike sharing program 'BIKETOWN' launches in Portlandissued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water conta
Bike sharing program 'BIKETOWN' launches in Portland
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
issued for water contact at D River BeachHealth advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Senator, Locals Call For Gun Death Researchget funding, if you don't have the research," said Jackson County Public Health
Senator, Locals Call For Gun Death Research
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 7 days ago
get funding, if you don't have the research," said Jackson County Public Health official Jim Shames. According to the Oregon Health Authority, at least one Oregonian dies from firearm injuries every day. Senator Wyden will bring the issue... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Marc Gasol to miss Olympics for Spainand DJ Jazzy Jeff are set to headline a concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden,
Marc Gasol to miss Olympics for Spain
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
and DJ Jazzy Jeff are set to headline a concert at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, next… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday it is recommending those traveling to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon health officials: Pregnant women shouldn't go to RioPregnant women shouldn't go to RioState advises others headed to Games to take
Oregon health officials: Pregnant women shouldn't go to Rio
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
Pregnant women shouldn't go to RioState advises others headed to Games to take precautions to avoid Zika virus The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday it is recommending those traveling to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Health advisory issued for water contact at D River BeachOfficials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory
Health advisory issued for water contact at D River Beach
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
Officials with the Oregon Health Authority have issued a public health advisory for Tuesday due to high levels of bacteria in the ocean waters at D River Beach in Lincoln County. The OHA reports that water samples from the area indicate a... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Treating chronic pain: An opiate 'epidemic'? Really?procured heroin and/or alcohol? The numbers are similar in Oregon. A 2014 repo
Treating chronic pain: An opiate 'epidemic'? Really?
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
procured heroin and/or alcohol? The numbers are similar in Oregon. A 2014 report by the Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority reports that in 2012, about 908,000 Oregonians received opiate prescriptions and 164 people died from... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What Oregonians should know about the Zika viruscenters see 2.5 million patients every year, and we are the nation's largest pr
What Oregonians should know about the Zika virus
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
centers see 2.5 million patients every year, and we are the nation's largest provider of sex education. We are working with Oregon Health Authority and Washington State Health Care Authority to provide our seven health centers in Oregon and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
EPA to Portland: current lead levels in drinking water 'aren't good enough'notes from an April 21 meeting, obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive through a
EPA to Portland: current lead levels in drinking water 'aren't good enough'
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
notes from an April 21 meeting, obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive through a public records request. A spokesman for the Oregon Health Authority verified the accuracy of the summary. Now, officials for the Portland Water Bureau find themselves... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Stars, Benn agree to eight-year extensionthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
Stars, Benn agree to eight-year extension
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Chiefs, Berry fail to agree on long-term dealthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
Chiefs, Berry fail to agree on long-term deal
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Sixers secure deal with F Dario Saricthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
Sixers secure deal with F Dario Saric
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Redskins QB Cousins will play on franchise tagthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
Redskins QB Cousins will play on franchise tag
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
NBA roundup: Pistons officially sign Drummondthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
NBA roundup: Pistons officially sign Drummond
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bears WR Jeffery to play under franchise tagthe new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman sa
Bears WR Jeffery to play under franchise tag
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
the new "Ghostbusters" movie as a tearjerker, but when producer Ivan Reitman saw the cast of his 1984… Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Algae health alert lifted for Lake Billy Chinook| News - Home Lower levels confirmed; pet caution still advised The Oregon He
Algae health alert lifted for Lake Billy Chinook
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home Lower levels confirmed; pet caution still advised The Oregon Health Authority said Friday it has lifted the health advisory issued July 1 and extended July 8 for the Metolius and... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Gov. Brown announces executive orders, legislative priorities to prevent gun violenceestablishes a new work group to review and assess firearms-related domestic vio
Gov. Brown announces executive orders, legislative priorities to prevent gun violence
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 11 days ago
establishes a new work group to review and assess firearms-related domestic violence offenses, along with directing the Oregon Health Authority to report annually on gun violence and its effect on public health, and when warranted, recommend... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Gov. Brown announces effort to address gun violencefor a statewide policy that enhances the safety of domestic violence survivors.
Gov. Brown announces effort to address gun violence
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
for a statewide policy that enhances the safety of domestic violence survivors. The executive order also directs the Oregon Health Authority to report annually on gun violence and its effect on public health, and when warranted, recommend... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times County kicking off drug study with $500,000 grantchallenges facing her fellow residents. The region�s inundation with opioids i
News Times County kicking off drug study with $500,000 grant
Newport News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
challenges facing her fellow residents. The region�s inundation with opioids is well documented � a 2012 study from the Oregon Health Authority revealed that Lincoln County has the highest rate of opioid prescriptions in the state�s 36 counties,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
PPS encourages students, staff to be tested for leadResults are typically mailed within five days. State law requires that elevate
PPS encourages students, staff to be tested for lead
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
Results are typically mailed within five days. State law requires that elevated lead levels be reported to the Oregon Health Authority. This will be done directly by the vendors. Oregon Health Authority contacts the family with the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Lead-laced Alameda Elementary play court finally closed, district plans full safety treatmentsaid. In October 2013, the district's own testing detected very high levels of
Lead-laced Alameda Elementary play court finally closed, district plans full safety treatment
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
said. In October 2013, the district's own testing detected very high levels of lead on the ceiling of the play court. An Oregon Health Authority inspection presented to school officials in spring 2014 documented that the paint on that ceiling was... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Central Oregon counties take aim at mosquito larvaeinterfaith service and be joined by former President George W. Bush. Oregon
Central Oregon counties take aim at mosquito larvae
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
interfaith service and be joined by former President George W. Bush. Oregon Health Authority/Abdul Sayed - Flickr Mosquitoes can be more than just a summertime nuisance BEND, Ore. (AP) —... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Algae health advisory widened on Lake Billy Chinookadvisory issued July 1 for the Metolius arm of Lake Billy Chinook is being exte
Algae health advisory widened on Lake Billy Chinook
KTVZ Bend / Posted 18 days ago
advisory issued July 1 for the Metolius arm of Lake Billy Chinook is being extended to include the Crooked River arm, the Oregon Health Authority announced Friday. More From KTVZ.COM An additional sample collected at Cove Palisades Marina... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon launches youth marijuana use prevention pilot effortlaunches youth marijuana use prevention pilot effort'Stay True to You' program
Oregon launches youth marijuana use prevention pilot effort
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
launches youth marijuana use prevention pilot effort'Stay True to You' program starts in Portland area, S. Oregon Oregon health Authority New state campaign urges youth to not use marijuana, or at least wait until they are older The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Don't get smug: Florida algae bloom offers reminder for the Northwestgreen algae bloom is clearly visible along the shores of the Willamette River u
Don't get smug: Florida algae bloom offers reminder for the Northwest
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
green algae bloom is clearly visible along the shores of the Willamette River under the Marquam Bridge, Sep 17, 2014. Oregon Health Authority are still awaiting the results of a test that will show if the blue-green algae spotted in the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Stay True to You' ads ask teens to think twice before smoking potpot would help." The "Stay True to You" campaign – including a website, poster
'Stay True to You' ads ask teens to think twice before smoking pot
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
pot would help." The "Stay True to You" campaign – including a website, posters, videos and audio spots created by the Oregon Health Authority -- aims to prevent underage use of marijuana by young people ages 12 to 20. Research shows that... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Report compares procedure costs at Oregon hospitalscompares procedure costs at Oregon hospitalsYou can check out the 2014 figures
Report compares procedure costs at Oregon hospitals
KTVZ Bend / Posted 21 days ago
compares procedure costs at Oregon hospitalsYou can check out the 2014 figures online A new report issued Tuesday by the Oregon Health Authority details the median amounts paid by commercial insurers for the most common inpatient and outpatient... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Poison Center sees spike in marijuana callsrelated to children ages 6 and younger ingesting marijuana products. "We did s
Poison Center sees spike in marijuana calls
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
related to children ages 6 and younger ingesting marijuana products. "We did see a jump," Brawley said. Brawley said the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Poison Center are unable to release more data for the first quarter of 2016. However,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Upcoming marijuana use prevention campaign to target Oregon youthmonth aimed at persuading young people to stay away from marijuana -- or at lea
Upcoming marijuana use prevention campaign to target Oregon youth
OregonLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
month aimed at persuading young people to stay away from marijuana -- or at least put it off until they are of age. The Oregon Health Authority, armed with nearly $4 million from the Oregon Legislature to develop and evaluate the pilot program,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State warns: Protect yourself from mosquito's bitewarns: Protect yourself from mosquito's biteNo Oregon West Nile virus cases so
State warns: Protect yourself from mosquito's bite
KTVZ Bend / Posted 25 days ago
warns: Protect yourself from mosquito's biteNo Oregon West Nile virus cases so far this year, but threat remains Oregon Health Authority/Abdul Sayed - Flickr Mosquitoes can be more than just a summertime nuisance As the Fourth of July... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Algae health alert issued for part of Lake Billy Chinookexcessive water spray, which could lead to inhalation risk. For health informa
Algae health alert issued for part of Lake Billy Chinook
KTVZ Bend / Posted 25 days ago
excessive water spray, which could lead to inhalation risk. For health information or to report an illness, contact the Oregon Health Authority at 971-673-0400. OHA maintains an updated list of all health advisories on its website. To find out... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Planned Klamath Falls sobering station gets $250,000 grantgrant KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The effort to build a sobering station in Kla
Planned Klamath Falls sobering station gets $250,000 grant
KTVZ Bend / Posted 26 days ago
grant KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The effort to build a sobering station in Klamath Falls has received a boost from the Oregon Health Authority. The Herald and News reports (https://is.gd/qMrqqM ) the authority awarded a $250,000 grant that... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Incarcerated Adults Address Chronic IllnessPine Community Health Center, St. Charles Health System, Central Oregon Council
Incarcerated Adults Address Chronic Illness
The Source Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Pine Community Health Center, St. Charles Health System, Central Oregon Council on Aging, Mosaic Medical, PacificSource and Oregon Health Authority (OHA). The OHA also granted Deschutes County initial funding in 2008 for community LWCC programs and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Gov. Brown to maketo update air quality rules. Updates are also available at SaferAir.Oregon.gov
Gov. Brown to make
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
to update air quality rules. Updates are also available at SaferAir.Oregon.gov According to the Oregonian, the DEQ and Oregon Health Authority put together a list of 316 statewide facilities that could be emitting harmful metals. The agencies... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ore. pot edibles market grows, adding tax revenueGrasslands, all of which are Salem dispensaries with new and improved marijuana
Ore. pot edibles market grows, adding tax revenue
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
Grasslands, all of which are Salem dispensaries with new and improved marijuana edibles products lists. According to the Oregon Health Authority online directory, there are 21 registered marijuana dispensaries in Salem, 19 of which are... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Sobering Center Could Be Coming to Klamath FallsKLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority gave $250,000 to help open a
Sobering Center Could Be Coming to Klamath Falls
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 29 days ago
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority gave $250,000 to help open a new sobering center in the city. It will be the 5th sobering center in the state. It follows after the Grants Pass Sobering Center opened in mid-May. Organizers says... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Senator Wyden promotes summer volunteering at the Oregon Food Bankmeet with heath officials to discuss Zika virus Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Me
Senator Wyden promotes summer volunteering at the Oregon Food Bank
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted a month ago
meet with heath officials to discuss Zika virus Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley met with officials from OHSU and the Oregon Health Authority Friday to discuss how to fight the Zika virus outbreak. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley met with... Read more
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