MEDFORD, Ore. ─ Three people have been arrested, after multiple in-custody Jackson County Jail fentanyl overdoses. On the morning of June 20, 2022, The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says two adults in custody appeared to show signs of an ...

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% ...

SALEM, Ore. – With overdose deaths on the rise in Oregon, police are offering a unique program to help combat the problem. Oregon State Police’s “Anonymous Analysis Program” was created to help parents who find suspected drugs in possession of ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s National Overdose Awareness Day, and local non-profit organization Max’s Mission is hoping to educate the community on overdosing at Hawthorne Park. The non-profit hosted a small distribution of free naloxone and fentanyl test strips this afternoon. ...

The Oregon Health Authority is seeing a nearly 40% increase in overdose deaths compared to last year’s stats. A trend also being reflected nationwide In Oregon alone, the OHA is seeing at least 339 people dying of a drug overdose from ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Jackson County Public Health is keeping its first-ever “Red Alert” in place after seeing an uptick in opioid overdoses for the second week in a row. Since the health department began seeing spikes in the level of fatal ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Jackson County Public Health and Human Services has reported they’ve seen an increase in accidental overdoses from illegal opioids. The red alert is being issued based on a sharp spike of overdoses occurring within the ...

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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore.–  Two days ago a student from South Medford High School was sent to the hospital in what police say was reported as an overdose. Now two more students were rushed to the hospital earlier Thursday leading police to believe ...

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