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OHA hosting state health assessment community meetings

What: The Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division is holding community meetings to get input on the state health assessment. Oregon’s state health assessment will be used to determine the priorities for Oregon’s 2020-2024 state health improvement plan.

Agenda: Listen to community members about experiences, strengths and needs related to health, and share findings from assessments of the health of people in Oregon.


  • La Grande: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 1-3 p.m., Community Connections of Northeast Oregon, 2204 E. Penn Ave.
  • Portland: Monday, Oct. 9, 2-4 p.m., Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA), 12360 E. Burnside
  • Eugene: Tuesday, Oct. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m., HIV Alliance, 1195A City View St.
  • Grants Pass: Wednesday, Oct. 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m., AllCare Community Room, 1701 NE Seventh St.
  • Medford: Wednesday, Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Southern Oregon University Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St.
  • Newport: Friday, Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m., Samaritan Health Education Building, 740 SW Ninth St.
  • Madras: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Madras Performing Arts Center Multipurpose Room, 412 SE Buff St.

Participants can RSVP on the state health assessment website.

Oregon’s state health assessment is one of three prerequisites for public health accreditation. The assessment describes the health of the population, and identifies areas for improvement, contributing factors that impact health outcomes, and assets and resources that can be mobilized to improve population health.

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Everyone has a right to know about and use Oregon Health Authority (OHA) programs and services. OHA provides free help. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:
  • Sign language and spoken language interpreters
  • Written materials in other languages
  • Braille
  • Large print
  • Audio and other formats

If you need help or have questions, please contact Cara Biddlecom at 971-673-2284, 711 TTY at least 48 hours before the meeting.

 Media contact

Jonathan Modie

OHA External Relations


Additional contact

Cara Biddlecom

Meeting information or accommodation


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