Posts in Public Health
Recreational crabbing closes on southern Oregon coast - 2/14/19

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.

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Funding/Financing Options for Private Well Owners

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

  • related programs for private wells.

Next Session: March 6, 2019 at 1 p.m. CDT

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Curry County Community Health Assessment 2018

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.

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

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).

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Public HealthBen Cannon
Great ShakeOut

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. today during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes - wherever you live, work, or travel.

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