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Please note, some of the below links may no longer be active. If you are unable to access an article here, please contact Becky Wexler at bwexler@burnesscommunications.com for the full text. Additionally, if you would like to add an article, please send her the publication name, date, and link or full text.

 
 
Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Benton County Health Department cracks down after food-poisoning outbreak http://www.4029tv.com Jun 25, 2014 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety OR
Hepatitis C tests urged for nearly 1,000 Clark County patients possibly exposed to virus The Oregonian Jun 20, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OR
Shots for Tots Discontinued KBND News Jan 15, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OR
Children vaccinations laws add hurdles for exemptions KOBI-TV Jan 10, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OR
Pertussis Outbreak Declared in Klamath County Herald and News Jul 9, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OR
Earned Sick Leave Is Good For Public Health: Guest Opinion The Oregonian Mar 11, 2013 NACCHO in the News OR
Earned Sick Leave Is Good For Public Health: Guest Opinion The Oregonian Mar 11, 2013 NACCHO in the News OR
Cuts to Health Care Programs Herald and News Feb 28, 2013 NACCHO in the News OR
Parents rush to get kids vaccinated before 'exclusion day' KATU (OR) Feb 19, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OR
Jackson County strives to boost adult immunization rates Ashland Daily Tidings Oct 31, 2012 OR
Lane Leader Touts Innovation The Register-Guard Jan 11, 2012 Budget Cuts OR
New Walking Trail Opens in Clatskanie St. Helens Chronicle Sep 14, 2011 Chronic Disease OR
Taking Steps toward Building a Healthier Union County Center for Human Development Blog Aug 17, 2011 Chronic Disease OR
County Budget May Take New Hit The Register-Guard Aug 4, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Briefly Metro The Register-Guard Aug 2, 2011 NACCHO in the News OR
Marion County Budget Drops 32 Jobs Statesman Journal Jun 29, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Whooping Cough on rise in Clatsop County NorthCoastOregon Jun 22, 2011 Immunization OR
Coalition to Release ‘Passport’ to Good Health The Spotlight Jun 22, 2011 Chronic Disease OR
Benton County Adds Spending, Still Must Cut Jobs Corvallis Gazette-Times Jun 22, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
County Approves $83.5M Budget Tillamook Headlight Herald Jun 14, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Multnomah County Fights to Increase Cigarette Tax KOIN Local 6 Jun 13, 2011 General Interest OR
Editorial: Not vaccinating is short sighted Daily Astorian Jun 7, 2011 Immunization OR
County Budget Calls for Cuts Tillamook Headlight Herald May 18, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Local officials: Change laws to promote health The World May 9, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Tough Requirements KDRV Channel 12 May 6, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Alcohol abuse ranks high in Coos County The World May 3, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Sex and the aftermath of silence and shame Salem Weekly May 3, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Obesity drags on county's health The World May 2, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Project Improved Health of Children Statesman Journal May 1, 2011 General Interest OR
Smokers: Addicts are always just 1 hour from withdrawal The World Apr 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Why is county so unhealthy The World Apr 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Healthy setting, unhealthy habits The Daily Astorian Apr 28, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
We all pay for unhealthy behaviors The World Apr 20, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
County Budget: Nearly 17 Jobs Will Be Lost Lebanon-Express Apr 20, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Leery of immunizations Talk with medical director set for Tuesday Daily Tidings Apr 18, 2011 Immunization OR
Let's buck the trend Yamhill County Newberg Graphic Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Coos health officials are dead serious The World Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Study says county’s health middle of the pack in the state Newberg Graphic Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
http://www.oregonlive.com/argus/index.ssf/2011/04/washington_county_ranks_as_sta.html The News Guard Apr 12, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Survey: 24 percent of county’s children in poverty; 26 percent of adults are uninsured Tillamook Headlight Herald Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Despite assets, county lagging in health rankings The Madras Pioneer Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Clackamas County might Offer Employee Buyouts; Layoffs Possible The Oregonian Apr 6, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Washington County ranks as state's third-healthiest Hillsboro Argus Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
How Healthy Are We Central Oregonian Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Umatilla County gets just a touch healthier East Oregonian Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Portland-area Counties Rank Among State's Healthiest The Outlook Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
County health rankings released The Bend Bulletin Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Portland-area Counties Rank Among State's Healthiest Portland Tribune Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OR
Plans for Big Rate Increases Put Portland Water Bureau in Spotlight The Oregonian Mar 16, 2011 General Interest OR
Sharing the (Budget) Pain The Statesman Journal Mar 16, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Columbia County Reports Drop in Smoking Rate The Daily News Feb 17, 2011 General Interest OR
Wary of the needle Mail Tribune Feb 11, 2011 Immunization OR
Douglas County Health Department Looks to Cut Budget by $600,000 The News-Review Feb 9, 2011 Budget Cuts OR
Oregon children need to prove they’ve had their immunizations Oregonian Feb 7, 2011 Immunization OR
County Slowly Giving Up Cigarettes East Oregonian Jan 28, 2011 General Interest OR
County Slowly Giving Up Cigarettes East Oregonian Jan 28, 2011 Good News OR
Coos County Leads in Tobacco Cancers The World Jan 27, 2011 General Interest OR
State Health Budget Faces 39% Cuts Portland Business Journal Dec 17, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Financial Crisis Hits Hard at the County Level, Too The Oregonian Dec 2, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Zombie Attack: Public Health Response The Oregonian Oct 29, 2010 General Interest OR
With Election Looming, Public Health Worries about Future South County Spotlight Oct 20, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Lane County Health Clinics Receive $4.9M Grant KEZI 9 News Oct 11, 2010 Good News OR
State Cuts Prompt Multnomah County to Alter Budget; another Round of Cuts May Be Required The Oregonian Aug 19, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
HIV/AIDS Funding Could Be Slashed The Lund Report Jul 29, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
County Union Rallies against Plans for Furloughs Mail Tribune Jul 15, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
County Budget Woes Expected to Worsen Yamhill Valley News Register Jul 7, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Safety Net Clinics Continue Playing Vital Role The Lund Report Jun 24, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News OR
Clackamas County Budget Hits Planning The Clackamas Review Jun 23, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News OR
State Budget Cuts Could Shred Local Safety Nets Mail Tribune Jun 14, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Recession Takes Bite out of Mosquito Programs USA Today Jun 8, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
OPINION: County Should Pay Down Debt and Help Health East Oregonian Jun 6, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Washington County Wins Grant to Assist Children with Severe Social Problems The Oregonian May 13, 2010 Good News OR
Douglas County Faces Shrinking Budget The News-Review May 11, 2010 Good News OR
Panel Approves 2010-11 Proposed County Budget, Board Challengers Chance to Respond North Coast Oregon May 4, 2010 Good News OR
Josephine Co. Animal Shelter Faces Closure without County Funding KDRV Apr 28, 2010 Budget Cuts OR
Multnomah County Snags $7.5 Million Federal Grant to Improve Health The Oregonian Mar 19, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News OR
They Live Healthier out There Gresham Outlook Mar 4, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
Jefferson County Aims to Get Healthier: Last-Place Ranking among Oregon Counties in Nationwide Health Measurement Highlights Areas of Improvement Bend Bulletin Mar 3, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
County Health Ranks Near Bottom The Umpqua Post Feb 28, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
Study Finds Douglas County One of Most Unhealthy in Oregon The News-Review Feb 26, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
County One of Least Healthy Newport News Times Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
County Health Prognosis South County Spotlight Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
Health Study Ranks Yamhill County 18 out of 33 Newberg Graphic Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
County Trails Neighbors in Health Study Yamhill Valley News-Register Feb 23, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
Jackson County Fares Well on Health Report Card Mail Tribune Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
County Health Rankings Reveal Overall (Un)Health of America OregonLive.com Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OR
Budget Cuts Cause County Immunization Clinic to Reduce Walk-In Hours and Move Willamette Week Jun 8, 2009 Budget Cuts OR
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