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August 25, 2019
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Guidance on Air Quality and Wearing Masks

Guidance on Air Quality and Wearing Masks

Jackson County public health officials continue to urge residents to take precautions from wildfire smoke.

 

 

Pets can suffer from poor air quality

Pets can suffer from poor air quality

As irritating as smoke can be to people, it can cause health problems for animals as well.
As irritating as smoke can be to people, it can cause health problems for animals as well.
Harnessing Social Media to Fight Suicide

Harnessing Social Media to Fight Suicide

Jackson County, in an effort to prevent suicide, has partnered in a new ambitious approach. 

Jackson County, in an effort to prevent suicide, has partnered in a new ambitious approach. 

A Suicide Has Happened, What Now?

A Suicide Has Happened, What Now?

Our local community is at even more risk after a suicide happens. Here’s how Jackson County steps in to help prevent the ripple effects of a suicide.

Our local community is at even more risk after a suicide happens. Here’s how Jackson County steps in to help prevent the ripple effects of a...
It's Raining Cats: How the Animal Shelter Helps Our Cute...

It's Raining Cats: How the Animal Shelter Helps Our Cute...

Whether you’ve seen them or not, feral cats are abundant in Jackson County. Here’s how the Animal Shelter helps our local felines both...
An Innovative Way to Learn Valuable Parenting Skills

An Innovative Way to Learn Valuable Parenting Skills

It can feel hopeless trying to change a child’s behavior. What’s the “right” way to do it? 

Preventing Suicide in Jackson County

Preventing Suicide in Jackson County

Suicide…it happens too much in our community. Here’s how Jackson County fights to prevent it.

Preparing for Wildfire Smoke Season

Preparing for Wildfire Smoke Season

Jackson County is an area where wildfire risk is high. It is important to take steps now to prepare for wildfire season, which brings...
EASA: Treating Early Psychosis in Young People

EASA: Treating Early Psychosis in Young People

Did you know that psychosis is more likely to develop in people between 15 and 25? Fortunately, treatment can be very effective, and has a major impact on the rest of someone’s life.

Change in Reproductive Health and Sexually Transmitted...

Change in Reproductive Health and Sexually Transmitted...

Jackson County Public Health will no longer be seeing patients to provide Reproductive Health and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)  services. The last day of services will be on...
The Volunteers Who Care for Jackson County's Pets

The Volunteers Who Care for Jackson County's Pets

With only 6 people on staff at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, we rely heavily on the support from the Friends of the Animal Shelter.

Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter

Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter

“Looking for a Loyal Companion?  Adopt a Dog or Cat from the Animal Shelter”.

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