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Benzene Pollution

August 4th, 2016 · Comments Off on Benzene Pollution · Air Quality Division, Public Health Division

Port looks for benzene in old offices (The Daily Astorian, 8/3/16) Benzene in Oregon’s air [PDF] (2011) Oregon Air Quality Division Benzene and drinking water [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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Tobacco-free health facilities

August 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off on Tobacco-free health facilities · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Addiction and Mental Health Facilities Stay Away from Tobacco (The Lund Report, 8/1/2016) State health improvement plan, 2015-2019 [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Utilization dashboard by county report (monthly) Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (Or.) Oregon’s Indoor Clean Air Act (ICCA) : outdoor smoking areas and compliance [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, […]

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Zika in Oregon

August 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Zika in Oregon · Public Health Division

Oregon officials try to trap mosquitoes as Zika virus cases rise (Oregonian, 8/2/16) Officials say Zika virus likely will show up in Jackson County (Mail Tribune, 8/1/16) 10 things Oregonians should know about Zika [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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Algae alerts

July 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Algae alerts · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Algae alert issued for Odell Lake (Register Guard, 7/29/2016) State issues advisory for Odell Lake (Bend Bulletin, 7/28/2016) If you see foam on the water, or scum, then you probably shouldn’t swim (KVAL, 7/28/2016) Algae blooms in Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority Animal safety alert : blue-green algae blooms [PDF] (2010) Harmful Algae Bloom […]

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Chromium air pollution

July 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Chromium air pollution · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Health Authority

State orders Bullseye Glass to clean its smokestacks in hopes of curbing toxic pollution (Oregonian, 7/21/2016) Portland metal exposures : interim clinical update [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority Comparison values for metals in air (serial) Oregon Health Authority Bullseye source test results, DEQ’s actions to identify and control the unknown hexavalent chromium source : question […]

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Testing for lead in drinking water

July 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Testing for lead in drinking water · Health Authority

Worried about lead? Here are some options (Democrat Herald, 7/22/2016) ORELAP accredited laboratories that test for lead in drinking water (serial) Oregon Health Authority Lead and drinking water [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority

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Adult obesity

July 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Adult obesity · Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program, Public Health Division, Public Health Division

Adult obesity rates up 185 percent over last 50 years (Oregonian, 7/18/16) Oregon’s healthy future : a plan for empowering communities [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division Oregon overweight, obesity, physical activity and nutrition facts [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program SB 931, task force for a […]

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Oregon public health report

July 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oregon public health report · Health Authority, Public Health Advisory Board

Is Oregon’s Public Health System Meeting Needs? (OPB, 7/7/16) Public Health Modernization Assessment Report [PDF] (2016) Oregon Public Health Advisory Board

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Blue-green algae

July 1st, 2016 · Comments Off on Blue-green algae · Health Authority

Climate change driving bacteria growth in lakes (Bend Bulletin, 6/30/2016) Blue-Green algae health advisories (annual) Oregon Health Authority

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Smokefree workplace law

May 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Smokefree workplace law · Health Authority

State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol (Statesman Journal, 5/24/2016) Oregon’s smokefree workplace law : including the 10-foot outdoor smokefree zone [poster] [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Oregon’s smokefree workplace law : including the 10-foot outdoor smokefree zone [brochure] [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Tobacco Prevention and Education Program

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School immunization deadline

January 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on School immunization deadline · Health Authority

More students may be sent home for missing vaccines (Bend Bulletin, 1/28/2016) Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! (annual) Oregon Immunization Program Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras! (annual) Oregon Immunization Program Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! (Russian) (annual) Oregon Immunization Program Parents, don’t let your child […]

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Tobacco reduction and health improvement

October 13th, 2015 · Comments Off on Tobacco reduction and health improvement · Health Authority

Tobacco Reduction Committee Passes Slender Budget, Expands Duties (Lund Report, 10/13/2015) State Health Improvement Plan [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority

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Hexavalent chromium contamination

September 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hexavalent chromium contamination · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Health Authority

DEQ makes suggestions for contaminated soils cleanup (Portland Tribune, 9/10/2015) Chromium – hexavalent [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Office of Environmental Public Health Hexavalent chromium [PDF] (2006) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Immunizations for students

September 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Immunizations for students · Health Authority

Parents told to check vaccine status ahead of school (Bend Bulletin, 8/31/2015) Oregon kindergarten immunization and exemption data by county (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

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Beach health advisories

September 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on Beach health advisories · Beach Monitoring Program

Beach health advisories expected to spike in 2017 (Statesman Journal, 8/29/2015) Oregon Beach Monitoring Program : a guide to water quality for Oregon beach visitors [PDF] (2007) Oregon Beach Monitoring Program

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Blue-green algae blooms

May 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Blue-green algae blooms · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

How to spot toxic blue-green algae (KOIN, 5/11/2015) Harmful algae blooms : a public health concern [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Dog safety alert [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Alerta sobre seguridad para perros [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division Frequently […]

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Immunization exemption statistics

May 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on Immunization exemption statistics · Health Authority

State says new law leads to drop in school vaccination exemptions (Portland Tribune, 5/1/2015) Oregon kindergarten immunization and exemption data by county (serial) Oregon Immunization Program Kindergarten nonmedical immunization exemptions (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

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Immunization deadline

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Immunization deadline · Health Authority

Parents have 2 weeks to get children immunized or face exclusion from school, child care (Oregonian, 2/5/2015) Parents, don’t let you child get left behind! (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Immunization Program

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Climate change report

November 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Climate change report · 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 · Comments Off on Ebola monitoring · 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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