MEDFORD, Ore.– Earlier this month, two inmates overdosed on fentanyl at the Jackson County Jail. Fentanyl overdoses have been on the rise across the state. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, overdose deaths in Oregon increased by 41% ...

Author: Katherine Cook (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — While the pandemic surely had a detrimental impact on overall mental health, doctors are increasingly working to address the acute psychological impact of long COVID on patients. That includes Amy Weishan, who ...

Author: Evan Watson (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — For some employees at Oregon Health & Science University, an email sent by the university on April 12 offering up to $7,500 in financial assistance may have seemed like a lifeline. The ...

Author: Bryant Clerkley (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Two years since Oregon reported its first COVID-19 cases, doctors at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) studying the long-term effects of the disease have found that more than 30% of people infected ...

PORTLAND, Ore. –The Oregon Health Authority updated the state of COVID-19 in Oregon Friday afternoon. Fortunately, the latest OHSU forecast shows Oregon has passed the peak of the Omicron surge. But the main topic, was the indoor and school mask mandates ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —The number of Oregonians hospitalized with Covid will peak this weekend, then begin to steadily drop. That’s according to OHSU’s latest forecast, out Thursday. Dr. Peter Graven says Oregon hospitals are expected to remain under severe strain through ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — The latest OHSU forecast is out and there is some good news, despite the Omicron surge.  There is a slight reduction in hospitalizations statewide. While that’s good news for the state, we’re learning southern Oregon doesn’t stack ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —The latest Covid-19 projections, show hospitalizations climbing statewide, surpassing the Delta surge. Halfway through January, researchers say the fast-spreading Omicron variant will exceed the previous Delta-peak, back in September. Oregon Health and Science University is forecasting a peak ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —A little more than a week into the new year, OHSU’s latest projection shows the number of Oregonians hospitalized with Covid will exceed the previous Delta peak, back in September. Oregon Health and Science University is forecasting a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Omicron may not be officially in Southern Oregon yet, but health officials in Jackson County are gearing up for the worst. “What we’re really worried about is what’s going to happen with omicron and sort of ...

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