County commissioners join a chorus of voices pressing Legacy to keep open a labor and delivery facility that serves east county
Dr. Mary Afsari-Howard, an OBGYN, speaks at a rally on Feb. 13, 2023, seeking to pressure Legacy Health to reverse its decision to close its Mount Hood Family Birth Center in Gresham.
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As rules requiring the use of credentialed interpreters in health care take effect, Indigenous language interpreters seek additional legislation to promote equity.
Oct 6, 2022
A new study by public health officials in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties showed that common death investigation software is contributing to the problem of death certificates misgendering transgender and nonbinary decedents. Pictured, the Washington County Public Safety Building./Courtesy photo
Researchers compared ten years of medical examiner’s narratives to death certificates, and found they frequently did not match.
Oct 5, 2022
AMANDA ESQUIVEL IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT TRUE COLORS RECOVERY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION. SHE'S PICTURED HERE AT THE NONPROFIT'S LOCATION AT 3807 NE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD. IN PORTLAND ON SEPT. 27, 2022. THE LGBTQ+ FOCUSED RECOVERY COMMUNITY LAUNCHED ON THURSDAY./EMILY GREEN/THE LUND REPORT