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 ...

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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Mental Health celebrates federal funding for a statewide suicide and crisis lifeline awareness campaign. Earlier this week we told you that the Oregon Health Authority received $3 million in federal funding for its 988 Suicide ...

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, ...

Next week is the deadline for all Oregon students to be up to date on their vaccines if they want to keep attending school. Oregon Health Authority requires all children attending school or daycare to be up to date with ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Many in the Oregon’s wine industry say they’re dis-heartened to hear that the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) may have withheld information that says an increase in alcohol taxes, doesn’t help prevent excessive drinking. It comes from a ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is reviewing the same situation that we previously reported on, that is being investigated by the Medford Police Department. But it says it is not yet investigating the alleged drug diversion case, ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- The OHA and DEQ will monitor several Oregon Beaches for bacteria next year. The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) has finalized a list of beaches to be monitored for unsafe levels of bacteria for the 2024/2025 season. The ...

The Oregon Health Authority recently launched a campaign called Rethink the Drink, to change the way people talk about alcohol, especially during the holidays. Dr. Tom Jeanne from OHA will explain the second phase of the campaign. Dr. Jeanne said “Yeah, ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (Catherine Cook/KGW) – The Oregon Health Authority says excessive alcohol use is one of the leading causes of preventable death and disease among Oregonians. For many people the holidays and alcohol use go hand-in-hand, but Oregon health officials ...

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