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  • SNACK program helps kids eat better, move more – and avoid chronic diseases
    Cody Daggett

    December 19, 2014 (Dayton, Ore.) — Cody Daggett's doctor told him he should do something about his weight.

    Daggett got involved in the SNACK program at Physician's Medical Center in McMinnville. SNACK stands for Student Nutrition and Activity Clinic for Kids. The program grew out of a vision from the medical center's health care providers who saw their young patients struggling with issues of adequate exercise and healthy eating. SNACK recently earned a grant from Yamhill Community Care Organization and hired a coordinator. The program plans to expand now with a dedicated person to provide leadership and direction. They expect to help about 100 pediatric patients next year.

 
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Update - Health advisory on Upper Klamath and Agency lakes extended downstream to Keno Dam July 29
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7/29/2015Update - Health advisory on Upper Klamath and Agency lakes extended downstream to Keno Dam July 29Public health - algae advisory
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7/28/2015Oregon Health Policy Board to hold conference call Aug. 4Meeting notice, Health transformation
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7/28/2015Health advisory issued July 28 for Upper Klamath and Agency lakes (excluding Pelican Bay)Public health - algae advisory
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7/17/2015Oregon Health Policy Board to meet July 21 in Portland at PSUMeeting notice, Health transformation
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7/16/2015OHA Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee meets July 23Meeting notice
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7/13/2015OHA issues advisory for soft-shell clams along Oregon CoastPublic health
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7/10/2015Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet July 17 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice, Health transformation
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7/9/2015Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet July 16 in Junction CityMeeting notice, Oregon State Hospital
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7/9/2015Health advisory issued July 9 for Willamette River’s Ross Island LagoonPublic health - algae advisory
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7/2/2015State approves nursing facility project in Southwest PortlandPublic health, Certificate of Need
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7/1/2015Health advisory lifted July 1 for Lake Billy Chinook ReservoirPublic health - algae advisory
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7/1/2015Hospital Performance Metrics Advisory Committee to meet July 10Meeting notice, Health transformation
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7/1/2015Oregon Stroke Care Committee to meet July 9Meeting notice
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6/25/2015Health advisory issued June 25 for Lake Billy Chinook ReservoirPublic health - algae advisory
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6/24/20152014 Health System Transformation report - coordinated care model shows continued progress for second calendar yearCoordinated care, Health transformation, Patient-centered primary care homes, Oregon Health Plan
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6/24/2015Health advisory for water contact at Tolovana State Park Beach lifted June 24Public health - beach advisory
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6/18/2015Hospital Performance Metrics Advisory Committee to meet June 26Meeting notice, Health transformation
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6/17/2015Oregon Health Policy Board-Early Learning Council joint subcommittee to meet June 22Meeting notice
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6/12/2015Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet June 19 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice, Coordinated care
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6/11/2015Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee meets June 25Meeting notice, Public health
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6/5/2015Health advisory lifted June 5 for water contact at Sunset Bay State Park BeachPublic health - beach advisory
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6/3/2015Health advisory issued June 3 for water contact at Sunset Bay State Park BeachPublic health - beach advisory
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6/1/2015Public Health Advisory Board meets June 12 in PortlandMeeting notice, Public health
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5/29/2015State confirms seventh meningococcal disease case linked to UO outbreakPublic health
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5/29/2015Oregon Health Policy Board to meet by telephone June 2Meeting notice
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5/21/2015Health advisory lifted May 21 for Detroit LakePublic health - algae advisory
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5/15/2015Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet May 21 in SalemMeeting notice, Oregon State Hospital
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5/15/2015Health advisory issued May 15 for Detroit LakePublic health - algae advisory
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