MEDFORD, Ore.- The Opioid Settlement Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Board, also known as the Opioid Settlement Board, directs $5 million to recovery centers in Josephine and Klamath counties. The funding to the two counties is part of a larger $13 ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon State Hospital is in immediate jeopardy status after being cited for several issues related to hourly checks on patient wellness and location. According to Oregon Law ‘immediate jeopardy’ is defined as “a situation in which the ...

OREGON – The Oregon Health Authority says it’s seeing a sharp rise in the number of pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough. Now it’s asking people to get vaccinated against the disease. As of May 29, 178 cases have ...

SEASIDE, Ore. —Mussels found on the Oregon Coast have made at least 20 people sick. The Oregon Health Authority is warning the public about an outbreak of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. Symptom of PSP include numbness of the mouth and lips, ...

SALEM, Ore.– A new study from the Oregon Health Authority said health costs rose by nearly 4% from 2021 to 2022. The OHA said prescription drug costs were one of the main factors that led to rising health care costs. ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is announcing the list of recreation areas along the Oregon Coast that fall under it’s beach monitoring program this summer. According to OHA, the list, which is published by the Oregon Beach Monitoring ...

OREGON – The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) says drinking raw milk may put people at risk for bird flu. OHA wrote in a recent Facebook post that drinking unpasteurized milk has many health risks, now including a potential bird flu ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is launching a new campaign to bring more awareness to the dangers of fentanyl. The OHA said overdoses due to fentanyl are continuing to rise and people of all ages are being ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – A recent study by the Oregon Health Authority has found none of the cardiac deaths in previously health young people can be attributed to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. The study, published in Thursday’s Centers for Disease Control’s Morbidity ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The Oregon Health Authority is receiving $3 million in federal funding for its 988 Suicide and Crisis Life Line statewide public awareness campaign. Dean Carson, 988 Communications Officer for the OHA, says the 3-digit hotline is a 24/7, ...

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