There will be a Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) beginning at 11:20 a.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, August 7. This alert will come over radio and TV channels; the test will NOT include a message on cell phones via Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today lifted a public health advisory for contact with marine water at Agate Beach and Seal Rock State Park Beach, both in Lincoln County, and Harris Beach, in Curry County. The health authority issued the advisories June 26 and 27 after water samples showed higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters.
With wildfire season just around the corner, it’s time for people in Oregon to make sure their homes are ready to resist smoke, they know how to track air quality conditions and they understand how to safeguard their health during severe smoke.
February 14, 2019... The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announce the immediate closure of all recreational crabbing on the southern Oregon coast from Bandon to the California border due to elevated levels of domoic acid. This includes Dungeness and red rock crab harvested in bays and estuaries, and on beaches, docks, piers, and jetties.
This webinar is an opportunity to ask questions about funding and financing options for your private well. You may submit questions in advance or live on the webinar. The event will be recorded. In this free 90-minute webinar training hosted by The Private Well Class, you'll learn:
an introduction about funding and financing options for private well owners,
information about construction and repair costs, and
The 2018 Community Health Assessment (CHA) is a view into the health status of the people that live in Curry County. The assessment process results in an increased understanding of key health issues facing the community, aids in better planning of services and helps to identify strengths and challenges to address with health care resources. The development of the assessment also engages community members by listening to their perceptions and experiences about what influences health. The process includes comprehensive data collection and analysis, working across multiple sectors and bringing many local organizations together.
Everyone 6 months and older is recommended for annual influenza vaccination, with rare exceptions. For the 2018-19 flu season, ACIP recommends annual influenza vaccination for everyone 6 months and older with any licensed, appropriate influenza vaccine (IIV, RIV4, or LAIV4) with no preference expressed for any one vaccine over another. Some vaccines are not recommended in some situations and health conditions, and some people should not receive influenza vaccines at all (though this is uncommon).