MEDFORD, Ore.— Two bills are making their way through the Oregon legislature in an effort to make condoms and feminine hygiene products more available to students. House bill 3020 would require each public school district or public charter school to provide ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Drug users in Jackson County can exchange old syringes for new ones, through the Jackson County Syringe Exchange Program. Public health said it’s to prevent the spread of bloodborne diseases associated with injections. “This program helps ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – According to The Jackson County Public Health Department influenza A or H1N1 is still circulating, but there have been fewer cases reported. Tanya Phillips with the Jackson County Public Health Department said this strain of the ...

Jackson County, Ore. — As of this evening, our area is under an Air Quality Alert and it is in effect until further notice. Meaning, anyone with chronic illness is exposed to hazards anytime they’re outdoors. Which is why Jackson ...

Ashland, Ore. — Some Ashland students exposed to pertussis – also known as whooping cough – are being asked to stay home from school for 21 days. As of Thursday, Dr. Jim Shames with Jackson County Public health says there ...

Central Point, Ore. — A Central Point teenager who is up to date with her vaccinations is sick with the mumps. When Kassidy woke up with swelling in her jaw, her family never expected that she had the mumps. Jaw swelling, ...

Oregon is on track for a record-breaking flu season. The number of confirmed cases and hospitalizations is higher than the last several years. The most current numbers show there were 173 influenza-associated hospitalizations last week, compared to 204 the week ...