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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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5/31/2016Public Health Advisory Board to hold special meeting June 3 in Portland and by webinarNewMeeting notice
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5/31/2016Marijuana edibles become legal June 2 - OHA provides information to keep children safeNewMedical 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
oregon; health; oha; marijuana; ommp; medical; pot; weed; medibles; grower; processor; inventory; reporting; oar 333-008-0630; oar 333-008-1248; oar 333-008-1830
5/16/2016Coalition of Local Health Officials meets May 19 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; public; oha; clho; coalition; local; officials; rules; standards; ors 431.345; ors 431.350; modernization; reproductive; immunization; marijuana; revenue; prevention
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
oregon; health; oha; public; authority; advisory; committee; phab; meeting
5/10/2016Public Health Advisory Board Funding and Incentives Subcommittee meets May 17 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; oha; public; advisory; funding; incentives
5/10/2016Public Health Advisory Board’s Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets May 12 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; oha; public; advisory; meeting; board; accountability; metrics
5/9/2016OHA continues assessments of long-term risks near Bullseye, UroborosPublic health
oregon; health; oha; public; phd; portland; glass; toxic; bullseye; uroboros; community; advisory; ehap; environmental health assessment; public health assessment; pha; atsdr
5/5/2016OHA statement - FDA to extend authority to all tobacco productsPublic health - prevention
oregon; tobacco; fda; prevention; hookah; e-cigarette; regulation
5/5/2016Air data - Hexavalent chromium persists, but selenium levels dropPublic health
oregon; health; oha; authority; deq; environment; quality; environmental; portland; air; toxic; chrome; chromium; selenium; arsenic; glass; bullseye; urobouros
5/3/2016Task Force on School Nursing meets May 6 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; public; task force; committee; school; nurse; meeting
5/3/2016Public Health Advisory Board to hold special webinar meeting May 10 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health;oha; public; advisory; meeting; webinar; modernization
5/2/2016Public hearing May 26 for Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant planMeeting notice
oregon; health; oha; public; preventive; block grant; block; grant;
5/2/2016Joint OHA, ODA, DEQ, ODFW statement on PSU oyster studyPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; agriculture; oda; environment; deq; fish; wildlife; dfw; psu; portland; state; university; oyster; toxin; contaminant; drug; response; olympia; mariculture
4/29/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet May 3 at OHSU in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; ohpb; policy; meeting; waiver; 1115; cms
4/29/2016Hexavalent chromium averages above annual targets, air data showPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; deq; environment; environmental; quality; portland; air; toxic; chromium; arsenic; uroboros; bullseye; glass
4/22/2016Oregon Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force meets April 29 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; oha; authority; public; pubic; opioids; opiates; painkillers; prescription; pain; task force; meeting
4/22/2016Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee to meet April 28Meeting notice
oregon; oha; health; authority; public; tobacco; reducation; advisory; meeting; retail; policy
4/21/2016Most metals in air near glass factories stay at urban concentrationsPublic health
oregon; health; authority; deq; environment; quality; multnomah; portland; air; toxic; metals; glass; bullseye; uroboros; chromium; cadmium; arsenic
4/21/2016Cleaner Air Oregon launches public engagement phasePublic health
oregon; health; oha; authority; public; deq; environment; environmental; quality; eqc; commission; air; toxic; rule; regulation; cleaner; cleanerairoregon; engagement
4/20/2016MEDIA ADVISORY - Launch of Cleaner Air Oregon engagement process to create health-based air quality regulationsPublic health
oregon; health; authority; public; air; deq; environment; rules; eqc; quality; commission; shepherd; saxton; feldon; agenda; media; advisory
4/19/2016Conference of Local Health Officials meets April 21 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; public; meeting; clho; local; officials
4/19/2016OHA issues statewide advisory recommending limited bass consumptionPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; fish; bass; advisory; mercury
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