Health News

Smoke forces KU summer camp indoors

Medford, Ore. — Smoke is continuing to be a nuisance on outdoor activities this summer. So much so, staff at Kids Unlimited had to rework its whole programming schedule. Summer camp staff said it’s taken a great effort to relocate all of …

AllCare to hand out free N95 masks

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – On Monday,  a regional healthcare provider will be handing out free masks to help protect residents from wildfire smoke. AllCare Health said, “These special N95 protective masks are for limited protection against smoke and ultra-fine particles. It’s recommended …

Rabid bat found in Jackson County

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A rabid bat was found in Eagle Point, meriting warnings from health officials. On the afternoon of July 13, a Jackson County resident came into contact with a bat. The bat was sent to Oregon State University for …

Some varieties of Goldfish Crackers recalled

NORWALK, Conn. – Four types of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers are being recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination. According to Pepperidge Farm, whey powder used in the four varieties of crackers has been subjected to recall, prompting them to initiate a voluntary …

Smoke & air quality: what you need to know

Jackson County, Ore. — Fires burning around the region, are contributing to a decline in air quality. As of Wednesday morning air quality in Shady Cove was listed as ‘unhealthy’, while Medford and Klamath Falls were listed as ‘unhealthy for sensitive groups’. Yreka, …
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