The money will be used for treatment and prevention of opioid and methamphetamine use, recovery, social services support, including housing, and supplies of the medication naloxone to reverse overdoses.
Sep 29, 2022
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland.
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Anyone is eligible for the vaccine if they know someone who has had monkeypox and has had, or anticipates having, direct, skin-to-skin contact with at least one other person.
Sep 17, 2022
SHOWN IN 2018, KIM TOEVS IS HELPING LEAD THE RESPONSE TO THE MONKEYPOX IN PORTLAND AS THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE AND HARM REDUCTION DIRECTOR FOR MULTNOMAH COUNTY./COURTESY PHOTO SHARED WITH PERMISSION BY PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP.
Data from the Oregon Health Authority appears to show emerging racial and ethnic disparities in monkeypox cases.
Aug 23, 2022
DR. LAUREL DESNICK, PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER FOR THE PARK CITY-COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN MONTANA, PREPARES TO DELIVER BOXES OF NARCAN TO LOCAL HOTELS. THE FREE DISTRIBUTION OF NARCAN, THE BRAND NAME OF THE DRUG NALOXONE, WHICH CAN REVERSE OPIOID OVERDOSES, IS ONE PUBLIC HEALTH STRATEGY BORNE OUT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC./KATHERYN HOUGHTON/KHN