Health Care

Wanda Cockey selected as executive director for Providence Community Health Foundation

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 MEDFORD, Ore. – Providence Foundations announce that Wanda Cockey has accepted the role of executive director for the Providence Community Health Foundation in southern Oregon. Wanda begins her career with Providence on April 27.  “Wanda brings a wealth and diversity of experience to the job, as well as a keen understanding of…

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Jackson County Leads The State Of Oregon In Covid-19 Testing Per Capita

April 7, 2020

Local public health officials confirmed on Monday that Jackson County has become a leader in coronavirus testing within the state of Oregon. Jackson County has done more testing for COVID-19 per capita than any other county in the state of Oregon, county officials confirmed on Monday. More than 2,200 tests had been completed in Jackson…

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Lane County Public Health Opens Call Center and Joint Information Center in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

March 11, 2020

Contact: 541-682-1390 or email corona-info@lanecountyor.gov Lane County has opened a call center beginning March 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to answer community questions regarding the Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The call center, which can be reached by calling 541-682-1380, is part of the Joint Information Center (JIC) established on March 9, 2020 by Lane County Health &…

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KCC to host a series of information sessions to help navigate the nursing program application process

January 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1/22/20  KLAMATH FALLS — Klamath Community College is hosting a series of information sessions to help those interested in earning a nursing degree learn what it takes to be accepted into the college’s nursing program.  The sessions are open to the public.  “KCC’s nursing program is highly competitive and a certain level…

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The Heartfelt House on PeaceHealth’s RiverBend campus provides “home away from home” for out-of-town families.

October 1, 2019

By Sherri Buri McDonald  The Heartfelt House on PeaceHealth’s RiverBend campus provides “home away from home” for out-of-town families. The Heartfelt House, PeaceHealth’s new patient family guest house in Springfield, welcomed its first families on Sept. 10. The 20-room guest house is a tremendous new resource for southern Oregon families who are traveling to the…

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Umpqua Community Health Center Introduces New Name, Mark to Community: Aviva Health

September 10, 2019

Mission enhancement driving force behind brand realignment ROSEBURG, Ore. – Umpqua Community Health Center, having recently completed a brand realignment, is changing its name to Aviva Health, effective immediately. Ruth Galster, chair of Aviva Health’s Board of Directors, said the update to the organization’s brand – an initiative driven by the board itself – was…

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Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene Students Provide $27k+ in Care to Klamath Community

July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Dental hygiene students at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently completed a yearlong course designed to help the Klamath County community while also gaining real-world experience, amounting to over $27,000 in dental services through the Community Dental Health course, which all sophomores and juniors take for 4…

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Dr. John Forsyth receives Community Service Award for Excellence in Long-Term Care

June 1, 2019

“I am excited to announce Southern Oregon’s first Community Service Award for our industry – healthcare for older adults and long-term care. We are here to recognize someone that we chose ourselves, and we believe that you will agree he is very deserving! We are genuinely honored to recognize one of the most giving, supportive…

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Population Health Management- Oregon Tech’s Strategy for the Future of Community Healthcare

June 1, 2019

CONTACT: Ashley Van Essen, Public Relations Representative Phone: 541.885.1162; ashley.vanessen@oit.edu SOURCE: Sophie Nathenson, Ph.D., Director of Population Health Management Phone: 541.885.1532; SophiaLyn.Nathenson@oit.edu May 24, 2019, Klamath Falls, Ore. – As a program launched in 2015, the Population Health Management degree at Oregon Institute of Technology has graduated 25 students into successful careers in the community…

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Amy’s Kitchen

April 1, 2019

Amy’s Kitchen was created 30 years ago from the belief that great tasting food should be available to all. It all started when founders Rachel and Andy Berliner were pregnant with their daughter Amy, the namesake of the company. When Rachel was on bed rest during her pregnancy, Andy went looking for ready-made meals at…

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How to Update Your Employee Handbook

April 1, 2019

By Jenna Reed, Vice President General Counsel and Compliance Services Cascade Employers Association jreed@cascadeemployers.com If it’s been more than a year since you’ve given your employee handbook a thorough read, chances are it’s already out of date. I don’t know too many people that jump up and down about the prospect of updating their employee…

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Brookings-Harbor Area’s Economic Focus Shared by Leisure and Hospitality, and Health Care and Social Assistance

February 1, 2019

By: Annette Shelton-Tiderman Regional Economist: Coos, Curry, and Douglas counties Oregon Employment Department | 541-252-2047 Curry County is home to nearly 23,000 people, and the incorporated town of Brookings accounts for nearly 30 percent of the county’s population. However, Brookings’ economic activities are interwoven with those of the adjacent, unincorporated community of Harbor. Population figures…

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