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October 20, 2017
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Wildfire Smoke and Youth: Guidance for Schools
Wildfire Smoke and Youth: Guidance for Schools

Wildfire Smoke and Youth: Guidance for Schools

Jackson County and Oregon Health Authority (OHA) public health officials are advising schools and athletic departments to be aware of wildfire smoke and utilize the Public Health Guidance for...
Summer Safety Tips from HHS
Summer Safety Tips from HHS

Summer Safety Tips from HHS

Stay Cool Tips: Wear Appropriate Clothing - Choose lightweight, light-colored, and loose-fitting clothing
Fall Prevention for Older Adults: Check Your Safety
Fall Prevention for Older Adults: Check Your Safety

Fall Prevention for Older Adults: Check Your Safety

Falls are a threat to the health of older adults and can reduce their ability to remain independent. However, falls aren't something that just happens when you age, there are proven ways to...
GYT - Get Yourself Tested
GYT - Get Yourself Tested

GYT - Get Yourself Tested

Get Tested Regularly: Many STDs don’t have symptoms, but they can still cause health problems. Getting an STD is not the end! Many STDs are curable and all are treatable. If either...
April is STD Awareness Month
April is STD Awareness Month

April is STD Awareness Month

STDs affect thousands of Oregonians. Several populations experience significant STD-related health disparities, including LGBTQ individuals, people of color, and youth. As the rate of...
Get Yourself Tested
Get Yourself Tested

Get Yourself Tested

CONFIDENTIAL SERVICES Available at Jackson County Public Health
FAQ's on Meningococcal Disease
FAQ's on Meningococcal Disease

FAQ's on Meningococcal Disease

Jackson County Public Health has provided some frequently asked questions regarding meningococcal disease and where to find some additional resources.
Neisseria Meningitidis Cases Reported in Jackson County
Neisseria Meningitidis Cases Reported in Jackson County

Neisseria Meningitidis Cases Reported in Jackson County

Jackson County Public Health is investigating one confirmed case of Neisseria meningitidis and one presumptive case at Hedrick Middle School and Hoover Elementary School. 
Preparing for Power Outages
Preparing for Power Outages

Preparing for Power Outages

Losing electricity in your home temporarily (a few minutes or hours) can be annoying.  However, a power outage can be life threatening if it lasts longer, especially in colder weather. ...
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