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  • One-on-one help makes the difference in chronic disease care
    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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Public Health Advisory Board – Accountability Metrics Subcommittee Meets July 28 in PortlandNew
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7/25/2016Public Health Advisory Board – Accountability Metrics Subcommittee Meets July 28 in PortlandNewMeeting notice
Oregon, Public Health Advisory Board, Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets july 28 portland
7/21/2016Health advisory for water contact at D River Beach lifted July 21Public health - beach advisory
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7/21/2016Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee to meet July 28Meeting notice
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7/19/2016State advising travelers on Zika ahead of Olympics, ParalympicsPublic health
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7/19/2016Health advisory issued July 19 for water contact at D River BeachPublic health - beach advisory
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7/18/2016Creating a person-centered behavioral health system that delivers better outcomes is cornerstone of OHA Behavioral Health CMental health, Addiction & recovery
oregon; health; oha; authority; behavioral; mental; substance abuse; addiction; collaborative; lynne saxton
7/15/2016Health advisory lifted for Metolius and Crooked River arms of Lake Billy ChinookPublic health - algae advisory
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7/14/2016Agencies extend deadline for Cleaner Air Oregon Advisory Committee application process to July 21Public health
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7/14/2016Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet July 21 in SalemMeeting notice
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7/13/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet July 15 at OHSU in PortlandMeeting notice
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7/13/2016Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet July 15 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
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7/8/2016Update - Health advisory issued for Howard Bay located in Upper Klamath Lake has been updated to include all of Agency andPublic health - algae advisory
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7/8/2016Update--Health-advisory-issued-for-Metolius-arm-of-Lake-Billy-Chinook-extended-to-include-Crooked-River-armPublic health - algae advisory
The health advisory issued July 1 for the Metolius arm of Lake Billy Chinook is being extended to include the Crooked River arm.
7/7/2016Public Health Advisory Board meets July 21 in PortlandMeeting notice
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7/6/2016Bringing public health protections to every Oregon community - first step in modernizing Oregon’s public health systemPublic health
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7/6/2016OHA launches Youth Marijuana Use Prevention Pilot CampaignPublic health - prevention
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7/6/2016Oregon Youth Marijuana Use Prevention pilot campaign media event todayPublic health
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7/5/2016New study reports prices of medical procedures among Oregon hospitalsHealth transformation
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7/1/2016Health advisory issued for Metolius arm of Lake Billy ChinookPublic health - algae advisory
oregon; health; oha; public; algae; blue-green; toxin; billy chinook; chinook; madras; metolius; perry south; three rivers marina;
7/1/2016Protect yourself from mosquitoes over holiday weekendPublic health - West Nile virus
oregon; health; oha; authority; public; mosquito; mosquitos; mosquitoes; west nile; westnile; prevention; debess
6/29/2016Legislative briefing on public health modernization set July 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
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6/29/2016Task Force on School Nursing meets July 8 in PortlandMeeting notice
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6/24/2016Health advisory issued for Howard Bay located in Upper Klamath LakePublic health - algae advisory
oregon; health; oha; public; algae; blue-green; advisory; habs; klamath; upper klamath; howard; howards; howard's
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
oregon; health; education; ode; oha; lead; schools; water
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