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Resources for coronavirus concerns

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – If you are seeking more information or have questions about Coronavirus, there are a number of public health resources available. In Oregon, you can call ‘211’ for general questions or concerns about the virus and the State’s response. You …

Providence preparing for coronavirus outbreak

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence says it’s closely monitoring the coronavirus situation. That’s after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that public health and healthcare systems could soon be overcrowded. The Oregon Health Authority says there are still no confirmed …

Early start for flu season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)– Federal health officials say nearly every state is dealing with the flu. The CDC released its latest report on the virus’s activity Monday. Flu season got off to an early start this year and is already considered deadly. According …

Motorcyclists ride for National COPD Awareness Month

ASHLAND, Ore.– November is National COPD Awareness Month. So for the first time ever, local motorcyclists rode from Ashland to Medford to raise awareness. Hosted by Lincare and D&S Harley Davidson, riders wore orange ribbons to signify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. According …

New data shows STDs at an all-time high in JaCo

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its latest report shows the highest increase in the three most commonly reported cases the CDC has ever seen. Jackson …