What: The monthly public meeting of the Conference of Local Health Officials
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.----Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) held a celebration this afternoon in Cottage Grove to mark 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Lane County.
SALEM, Ore.----Oregon Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) held a news conference and celebration this morning in Salem to mark 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Oregon.
What: Oregon Governor Kate Brown, with support from Oregon Health Authority (OHA), will announce the state's tobacco prevention priorities moving beyond 2017.
What: The monthly meeting of the Public Health Advisory Board
Agenda: Hear updates from PHAB subcommittees; plan for public health modernization implementation in 2017-19; adopt guiding principles for public health and health care collaboration
PORTLAND, OR----With a recent increase in public awareness related to suicide and mental health, Oregon health officials are reminding parents and families about resources and information available for reaching out to loved ones.
What: A public meeting of the Accountability Metrics Subcommittee of the Public Health Advisory Board
Agenda: Approve February meeting minutes; discuss progress toward developing health outcome metrics; review draft stakeholder survey.
PORTLAND, OR––A group of Oregon health care leaders has approved a new standard for prescribing opioids for pain. The Oregon-specific guidelines aim to improve patient care and pain management, and reduce prescription drug overdoses in the state.
The Oregon Health Authority was notified by the Portland Water Bureau (PWB) confirming that lead levels in the Portland water service area had recently exceeded federal standards.