opioid

Yellow alert extended for Jackson County

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 of an …

Agencies work together to combat opioid overdoses

MEDFORD, Ore. — Mercy Flights, Jackson County Public Health, and law enforcement agencies are working together to combat opioid overdoses in Jackson County. While none of the most recent opioid overdoses have been fatal, Jackson County Public Health says they’re stemming from …

Opioid conference looks to tackle statewide crisis

MEDFORD, Ore. – County health leaders across the state are coming together to tackle the opioid crisis. “Lines for Life” is hosting Oregon’s first ever state-wide workshop on opioids, pain and addiction treatment Thursday to Saturday. The event is meant to start …