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Decrease in health care acquired infections

July 25th, 2014 · Health Authority

Health Care Acquired Infections Decrease In Oregon (OPB, 7/24/2014)

infectionsHealth care acquired infections : 2009-2013 Oregon report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

West Nile virus

July 24th, 2014 · Health Authority

West Nile virus back in Oregon in mosquitoes in Morrow County (Oregonian, 7/23/2014)

WestNileWest nile virus Oregon map (annual) Oregon Health Authority

Wildfire smoke and health

July 24th, 2014 · Health Authority

Smoke causing poor air quality in six Oregon counties (Statesman Journal, 7/18/2014)

smokyAirHazy, smoky air : do you know what to do? [PDF] (2013) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

smokyAirSpanHay mucho humo en el aire : sabe que hacer? [PDF] (2013) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

wildfireSmokeWildfire smoke and your health [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

wildfireSmokeSpanEl humo de incendios forestales y su salud [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Aquatic invasive species

July 18th, 2014 · State Marine Board

Oregon inspecting more boats for invasive species (Statesman Journal, 7/17/2014)

aquaticInvasiveSpeciesOregon Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program program report (annual) Oregon State Marine Board

Timber harvest statistics

July 18th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Oregon’s timber harvest reaches highest level in 7 years, but remains well below historic peak (Oregonian, 7/17/2014)

timberHarvestOregon annual timber harvest report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry

Oregon’s employment situation

July 16th, 2014 · Employment Department

Recent Oregon job losses underscore the recovery is far from complete (Oregonian, 7/16/2014)

Oregon Unemployment Rate Flat In June; Jobs Down (OPB, 7/16/2014)

employmentOregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

Minority school administrators

July 15th, 2014 · Education Investment Board

Oregon schools ahead of pace to hire 10 percent more minority principals, administrators by 2015 (Oregonian, 7/15/2014)

minorityTeachersThe 2014 Oregon Minority Teacher Act status report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Education Investment Board

Oregon’s medical interpreters

July 15th, 2014 · Health Authority

Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters (Jefferson Public Radio, 7/10/2014)

medicalInterpretersOregon central registry of health care interpreters : registered HC interpreters (monthly) Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity and Inclusion

Personal income gap

July 15th, 2014 · Employment Department

New report explores why Oregonians’ incomes lag behind the national average (Oregonian, 7/12/2014)

personalIncomeWhy Oregon’s personal income trails the nation [PDF] (2014) Oregon Employment Department

Board of Dentistry discipline cases

July 15th, 2014 · Board of Dentistry

Oregon Board of Dentistry makes details of new discipline cases harder to find (Oregonian, 7/11/2014)

Board puts veil on discipline of dentists (Register Guard, 7/13/2014)

dentistryNewsNews (serial) Oregon Board of Dentistry

Federal highway funds

July 10th, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon could loan $110 million to federal government if transportation funding runs out (Oregonian, 7/10/2014)

2015-18STIPDraft 2015-2018 STIP for public review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

Agricultural minimum wage

July 9th, 2014 · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Farmworkers sue Oregon labor contractor (Capital Press, 7/9/2014)

agMinimumWageNotice, agricultural employees : your rights under Oregon’s minimum wage law and child labor law [PDF] (2014) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

agMinimumWageSpanAtención, empleados agricolas : estos son sus derechos según las leyes de salario mínimo y de empleo de menores de Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

Prescription drug overdoses

July 9th, 2014 · Health Authority

Rate of painkiller overdoses in Oregon up since 2000 (Statesman Journal, 7/8/2014)

prescriptionDrugsAnnual report to the advisory commission (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Heating oil tank cleanup

July 7th, 2014 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Home heating oil tank issues surface (Register Guard, 7/6/2014)

heatingOil1Requirements for heating oil tanks no longer in use [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

heatingOil2What you should know about buying or selling a home with a heating oil tank [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

heatingOil3Frequently asked questions about heating oil tanks [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

serviceProvidersHeating oil tank program, licensed service providers (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Youth Authority Feeder System Project

July 7th, 2014 · Youth Authority

Officials say data could help identify at-risk children (Statesman Journal, 7/7/2014)

feederSystemIntervening to prevent criminal justice involvement [PDF] (2014) Oregon Youth Authority

Oregon State Hospital cremains

July 7th, 2014 · Health Authority

Salem mental hospital honors ‘forgotten souls’ (Register Guard, 7/7/2014)

Missing dead: 1,500 from old Oregon State Hospital cemetery in Salem can’t be found (Oregonian, 7/3/2014)

Unclaimed remains at state hospital memorialized (Statesman Journal, 7/5/2014)

cremainsAlphabetical list of cremains [PDF] (2011) Oregon Health Authority, Addictions and Mental Health Division, Oregon State Hospital

Suicide among veterans

July 3rd, 2014 · Health Authority

ODVA now accepting online donations for four funds benefiting Oregon veterans (Democrat Herald, 7/2/2014)

suicideSuicide among Oregon veterans, 2008-2012 [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Protecting pollinators

July 2nd, 2014 · Dept. of Agriculture

Pesticides, starvation implicated in recent Oregon bee die-offs; task force seeks solutions (Oregonian, 7/2/2014)

pollinatorsProtecting pollinators from pesticides [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Regional workforce units

July 2nd, 2014 · Workforce Investment Board

Central Oregon counties seek focused workforce unit (Bend Bulletin, 7/2/2014)

workforceRedesignDesigning Oregon’s workforce system for a changing economy [PDF] (2013) Oregon Workforce Investment Board

Medical marijuana dispensary rules

June 30th, 2014 · Health Authority

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Dispensary owners meet with state officials to air complaints, ask questions (Oregonian, 6/28/2014)

marijuanaRulesTemporary rules for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority