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    Dan Cox, Redmond Fire and Rescue community paramedic

    Learning to live with a chronic condition can help prevent at risk people from developing even more serious health concerns. Many people with diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and other conditions face barriers to good health management. If they're unable to travel to their doctor's office or don't understand how to properly take their medicine or measure their blood sugar or blood pressure, their conditions can spiral out of control.

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6/24/2016Health advisory issued for Howard Bay located in Upper Klamath LakeNewPublic health - algae advisory
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6/23/2016Oregon Health Authority releases the fourth CCO Metrics ReportHealth transformation
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6/15/2016State standard for opioid prescribing will follow CDC guidelinePublic health
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6/13/2016Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet June 17 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
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6/10/2016Conference of Local Health Officials meets June 16 in PortlandMeeting notice
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6/10/2016Monitoring shows hexavalent chromium slightly above health-based goal near Reed CollegePublic health
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6/9/2016OHA - Measuring hospital performanceHealth transformation
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6/8/2016State agencies announce plan to help school districts and child care centers reduce lead in drinking waterPublic health
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6/7/2016Public Health Advisory Board meets June 16 in PortlandMeeting notice
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6/7/2016Public Health Advisory Board Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets June 9 in PortlandMeeting notice
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6/3/2016Extreme heat conditions this weekend prompt Oregon Public Health warningPublic health
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6/1/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet June 7 in Portland at OHSUMeeting notice
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5/31/2016Public Health Advisory Board to hold special meeting June 3 in Portland and by webinarMeeting notice
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5/31/2016Marijuana edibles become legal June 2 - OHA provides information to keep children safeMedical marijuana
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5/26/2016Lead levels drop, but hexavalent chromium persists in SE PortlandPublic health
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5/25/2016Task Force on School Nursing meets June 3 in SalemMeeting notice
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5/20/2016Monitoring shows metals above air quality targets near Precision CastpartsPublic health
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5/18/2016Hospital Performance Metrics Advisory Committee to meet May 20Meeting notice
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5/18/2016Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet May 20 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
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5/16/2016OMMP introducing inventory reporting system during public meetingsMedical marijuana
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5/16/2016Conference of Local Health Officials meets May 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
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5/13/2016Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet May 19 in SalemMeeting notice
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet May 19 in Salem
5/13/2016Oregon Medicaid Advisory Committee to meet May 25 in SalemMeeting notice
Oregon Medicaid Advisory Committee to meet May 25 in Salem
5/13/2016Public Health Advisory Board meets May 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
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5/10/2016Public Health Advisory Board Funding and Incentives Subcommittee meets May 17 in PortlandMeeting notice
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5/10/2016Public Health Advisory Board’s Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets May 12 in PortlandMeeting notice
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5/9/2016OHA continues assessments of long-term risks near Bullseye, UroborosPublic health
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5/5/2016OHA statement - FDA to extend authority to all tobacco productsPublic health - prevention
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5/5/2016Air data - Hexavalent chromium persists, but selenium levels dropPublic health
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5/3/2016Task Force on School Nursing meets May 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
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