JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — A yellow alert has been extended in Jackson County due to the longest period of accidental overdoses from illegal opioids. Jackson County Public Health issued the alert four weeks ago. They’re keeping it in place because ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Jackson County Public Health is issuing a health warning tonight after seeing a rise in accidental opioid overdoses. The warning is a yellow alert, and it comes after a cluster of emergency department visits for non-fatal overdoses ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Doctor Jim shames, the Jackson County Public Health officer says Oregon has made the most progress out of any other state in the nation when it comes to reducing opioid prescriptions and overdoses. Dr. Shames says the ...

Medford, Ore.- Jackson County says they’ve seen a drastic increase in opioid deaths. So far ten people have died of opioid overdoses in the last two months. “To put that in perspective we had four such deaths in 2016, six ...

Cave Junction, Ore. — According to the Centers for Disease Control, one person dies in the U.S. every 17 minutes to an opiate overdose. A group called Max’s Mission is trying to change those numbers by teaching Jackson and Josephine counties ...

A follow up to a story we told you about Monday night at 11. A Rogue Valley mom lost her son to a heroin overdose. Now she’s hoping her words and actions will save others from what killed her son. According to a study ...

Medford, Ore. — Opioid use continues to be a problem across the country and in our own Rogue Valley. Now, a local mother who lost her son to overdose is trying to reach out to the community to lower the ...

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