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November 19, 2018
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Public Health

Assuring the Physical Well-being of our residents

Phone:  541-774-8209

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The Public Health Services program provides a wide range of services to assure the physical and mental well-being of Jackson County residents.

 

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Public Health News & Information

Wood Stove Restrictions During Air Stagnation

Effective immediately November 15, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., Jackson County Air Quality officials are declaring a Red Day for wood stove burning.  The National Weather Service has issued an Air...

Open Burning Requirements in Jackson County

The Oregon Department of Forestry declared the end of wildfire season effective October 29, 2018.  Jackson County allows open burning of approved materials on designated burn days only in...

Guidance on Wildfire Smoke and School Outdoor Activities

School is just around the corner and there is the potential that air quality may be impacted by the wildfire smoke.  There is public health guidance for school outdoor activities and sporting...

Watch for Rising and Falling Smoke Levels

Due to the recent wildfire starts in the valley, Jackson County health officials want to remind Jackson County residents to watch for smoke levels that are unhealthy for sensitive groups. 

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...