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September 24, 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...
Watch for Rising and Falling Smoke Levels in Jackson County
Watch for Rising and Falling Smoke Levels in Jackson County

Watch for Rising and Falling Smoke Levels in Jackson County

Jackson County health officials and DEQ want to remind Jackson County residents to watch for smoke levels that are unhealthy for sensitive groups. It is important for people to be observant of the...
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. ...
Ebola Update
Ebola Update

Ebola Update

The World Health Organization officially declared an end to Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone on November 7th. Ebola transmission continues in Guinea.
Winter Storms
Winter Storms

Winter Storms

Periods of extreme cold can most often be predicted in advance, providing you with several days' notice.  It is important to listen to the weather forecast regularly, and check your emergency...