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Climate change report

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Health Authority

Warmer climate imperils our health (Portland Tribune, 11/14/2014) Oregon climate and health profile report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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Ebola monitoring

November 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Health Authority

Oregon will monitor anyone at risk for Ebola, with local health officials taking lead (Oregonian, 11/6/2014) Frequently asked questions: people under monitoring for Ebola [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority Oregon public health : interim Ebola monitoring plan [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

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Blue-green algae advisories

September 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Human Services

Blue-green algae in Willamette River found to be a toxic species; warning area of river expanded (Oregonian, 9/19/2014) Toxic blue-green algae found in Wickiup Reservoir in Deschutes County (Oregonian, 9/19/2014) Harmful algae blooms : a public health concern [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Florecimiento de algas perjudiciales : una preocupación […]

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Milton-Freewater area contaminated water

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Health Authority

Contaminated Wells May Force E. Ore. Town To Annex Territory (OPB, 4/10/2014) Investigative report : Milton-Freewater area health hazard [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

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Immunization record deadline

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Health Authority

Children need immunizations by Feb. 19 to stay in school (KATU, 1/23/2014) School Exclusion Day is Wednesday, February 19 (Lund Report, 1/23/2014) Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! (annual) Oregon Health Authority Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras! (annual) Oregon Health Authority

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Cryptosporidium outbreak

August 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Human Services

Epidemiologist: Baker City crypto outbreak historic (Baker City Herald, 8/6/2013) Elk Creek water sample had much higher level of crypto (Baker City Herald, 8/8/2013) Cryptosporidium [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Human Services

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Immunization deadline

January 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Health Authority

Oregon kids must be immunized by Feb. 20 or risk exclusion from school, day care (Oregonian, 1/15/2013) Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! [PDF] (annual) Oregon Health Authority. Immunization Program Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras! [PDF] (annual) Oregon Health Authority. Immunization Program

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West Nile virus

September 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Health Authority

West Nile-infected mosquitos reported in Malheur County by Oregon Public Health officials, (The Oregonian, 8/31/2011) West Nile virus summary report for Oregon [PDF] (annual serial), Oregon Health Authority. Acute and Communicable Disease Program

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Blue-green algae

May 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Oregon’s blue-green algae monitoring program kicking into gear (Oregonian, 5/24/2011) Blue-Green algae health advisories [PDF] (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Office of Environmental Public Health

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School immunizations

September 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Put vaccinations on the back-to-school to-do list (The Oregonian, 9/1/10) Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Immunization Program ¡Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras! [PDF] (2010) Departmento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon, División de Salud Pública, Programa de Inmunización de […]

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Whooping cough in Central Oregon

August 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Whooping cough “concerning issue” in Central Oregon (myCentralOregon.com, 7/22/10) Pertussis deaths, Oregon, 2003-2007 [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Pertussis (whooping cough) fact sheet [PDF] (2005) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division

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Unlicensed tattooing

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Health Licensing Agency

The skin game: Unlicensed tattooing is on the rise—with bad consequences (Willamette Week, 7/21/10) Piercing thoughts: Piercing & tattoo safety [PDF] (2009) Oregon Health Licensing Agency

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West Nile Virus

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

West Nile virus found in mosquito (StatesmanJournal, 06/27/10) West Nile virus summary report for Oregon (annual report) Oregon. Department of Human Service. Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention.

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Harmful tropical fungus in Oregon

May 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Dangerous fungi gets attention of Oregon health officials (OPB News, 4/27/2010) Cryptococcus gattii: information for health care providers [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Program

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Immunization requirements for schools

February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Oregon deadline looms for school shots (The Oregonian, 2/9/10) Parents, don’t let your child get left behind, 2010-2011 [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Immunization Program ¡Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras!, 2010-2011 [PDF] (2010) Departmento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon, División de Salud Pública, Programa de Inmunización […]

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Radon in the home

January 14th, 2010 · Comments Off · Public Health Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Home radon levels hazardous in many Oregon zip codes (The Oregonian, 1/12/10) Get your radon levels checked (East Oregonian, 1/8/10) Radon concentrations by zip code expressed in pCi/liter [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Radiation Protection Services Radon concentrations by county expressed in pCi/liter [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Human Services, […]

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Flu counts falling

December 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Cases of swine flu appear to be dropping in Oregon, U.S. (The Oregonian, November 20, 2009) Oregon officials say swine flu counts falling (Statesman Journal, November 21, 2009) Oregon health officials say state’s swine flu counts falling (The Register-Guard, November 22, 2009) Flu bites (weekly newsletter) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Acute […]

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Indoor smoking ban

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Study shows most Oregon bars are now smokefree (The Oregonian, 11/12/09) Indoor clean air act compliance study report [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Tobacco Education and Prevention Program

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Beach bacteria monitoring

September 28th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Beach bacteria monitoring program seeks public input (The Oregonian, September 16, 2009) Oregon Beach Monitoring Program: a guide to water quality for Oregon beach visitors [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Beach Monitoring Program The beach is not a bathroom [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Beach […]

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H1N1

September 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Schools make building cleanliness a top priority to prevent flu (The Oregonian, September 15, 2009) Flu-like symptoms hit county pupils early (Mail Tribune, September 17, 2009) Oregon’s H1N1 vaccine distribution (KATU, September 18, 2009) Oregon Novel H1N1 vaccination planning Q&A [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division

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