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Susan Stigers
OHA External Relations 503-884-7215
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Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet February 16 in Salem

What: Public meeting of the Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board

When: Thursday, Feb. 16, 1-5 p.m.

Where: Oregon State Hospital, 2600 Center Street NE, Salem, in the Callen Conference Room. The public also can attend via toll-free conference line at 1-888-278-0296, participant code 4294893.

Agenda: Topics will include admissions, recruitment for the new superintendent, the policy related to pregnancy, Patient Advisory Council update, public comment, retreat follow-up, the proposed closure of the Junction City campus in 2018, orientation manuals and Social Security Benefits.

Details: The Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board advises the superintendent, Oregon Health Authority Director and legislators on issues related to the safety, security and care of patients. Members include consumers, providers, advocates, legislators, community members, consumer families and OSH union members.

The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. To request alternate formats, sign language interpreters, physical accessibility, or other reasonable accommodations, call the Oregon Health Authority at 503-947-2340 at least 48 hours before the meeting.

For more information, see the board’s website.

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