Multnomah County has fired its two top mental health leaders and promoted an insider to lead its Mental Health and Addiction Services Division following an investigation into complaints of abuse and neglect at the Unity Center for Behavio
The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine.
Amid partisan wrangling, the House health care committee on Thursday approved House Bill 3063 which would require children to have a medical exemption or be vaccinated to attend school.
The vote, 7 to 4, followed party lines.
Measles has been confirmed in a Marion County resident, county health officials announced Tuesday.
The patient is from Salem and is unvaccinated for measles, said Katrina Rothenberger, the county's public health director.
Clark County Public Health identified one new confirmed case of measles Tuesday.
The outbreak was appearing to slow as it had held at 70 confirmed cases for more than a week.
The Board of Directors of Oregon’s leading statewide disability rights organization announced Tuesday it had hired the Senate’s top staff member on disability policy, Jake Cornett, to serve as the organization’s new executive director. The Board of Directors launched a nationwide search to fill
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For people who don’t read much English, following prescription labels can be a guessing game. Those who guess wrong can end up hurt by the medication that was supposed to help them. Even worse, they can end up hospitalized.
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s revealed a 2017 case of tetanus in an unvaccinated child in Oregon.
It was the first pediatric case of tetanus in the state in more than 30 years.
Lawmakers considered two more bills this week designed to prevent the death of younger Oregonians -- a major problem in the state.