overdose

Increases in opioid overdoses leads to red alert

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 last 24-hours. …

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 …

Two South Medford students sent to hospital

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 all three …

Reported overdose at South Medford High School

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police say they responded to an overdose at South Medford High School this afternoon. Ambulances were called to South Medford’s campus around lunchtime today after a student was found on the bathroom floor. Police tell NBC5 news… the 15-year-old …