MEDFORD, Ore.– Around the country and here in Southern Oregon, hospitals are seeing a rise in respiratory virus infections, including RSV. A representative from Asante said its seeing double the amount of pediatric patients, partially due to an increase in ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– The Grants Pass City Council discussed psilocybin regulations today. One councilor said they’re following the OHA rules closely. The council talked about the hours of operations and staffing requirement for service centers. City Councilor Vanessa Ogier said ...

SOUTHERN OREGON —The Oregon Health Authority held a press conference Thursday to talk about Covid and RSV in the state. The OHA says it expects Covid transmission to increase as people gather indoors and immunity from previous vaccinations wane. Oregon ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Public Health said Sunday will be the last day the COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Merrick will be open. The vaccine center was setup 10 months ago at the former “Inn at the Commons” location. ...

Author: Bryant Clerkley (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Oregon is set to become the first state in the nation to try a new approach to Medicaid by using $1.1 billion in federal dollars to address issues like homelessness, food insecurity ...

SALEM, Ore. – Some major additions are coming to Oregon’s Medicaid program. The state announcing today, it’s one of the first-in-the-nation to pilot new expanded coverage. $1.1 billion in new federal funding will be coming to Oregon. The money will ...

MEDFORD, Ore.–The Oregon Health Authority has given over 70 air conditioners to Medford non-profit Unete to distribute to people in need. The air conditioners are part of a statewide program to help people at risk for heat-related illnesses. The O.H.A. ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is ramping up air conditioning unit deliveries amid a looming heatwave. The program is a result of Oregon Senate Bill 1536, which introduced emergency rules regarding indoor temperature controls. Following the passage of ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Along with Grants Pass, the Medford and Ashland City Councils voted on whether to opt into Measure 109 this week. The measure allows for the manufacturing and therapeutic use of psilocybin, a psychedelic drug produced by fungi. The ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — A pair of Ashland high schoolers are talking about how climate change has affected their mental health. The teenagers participated in a statewide panel with the Oregon Health Authority earlier Tuesday. The O.H.A. released a report from ...

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