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 ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – “We know that the opioid epidemic and overdose crisis is impacting every community in Oregon and unfortunately we are seeing some youth who are dying now from opioid overdoses.” The Oregon Health Authority has announced its ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority lifted a public health advisory for ocean water at Harris Beach Friday. OHA issued the advisory on August 31, after water samples showed higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters. Follow-up tests ...

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria in the water at Harris Beach. OHA says people should avoid direct contact with the water in this area until the advisory ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. – As the heat wave continues, one organization is offering free air conditioning units to seniors in the Rogue Valley. Unete says it has teamed up with Oregon Health Authority to give out portable air conditioners to ...

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