December 9, 2016

Oregon Influenza Update

December 2, 2016 Data indicates that influenza activity is on the rise in Oregon Common signs and symptoms of flu: Fever or feeling feverish/chills Cough Sore throat Muscle or body aches Headaches Fatigue (very tired) Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, but this is more common in kids than […]
October 14, 2016

Food Safety During Power Outages

Help! The Power Is Out… ¡Auxilio! Se cortó la energía eléctrica…
June 7, 2016

Chlamydia is a common STD (sexually transmitted disease) that can infect both men and women

Burning with urination and a discharge from the genitals are the two most common symptoms; however, 3 of 4 infected females and 1 of 2 infected males have no symptoms. Untreated chlamydia can lead to a more serious infection in the reproductive system and can lead to infertility in women. […]
February 24, 2016

Norovirus outbreak connected to Yaquina Bay oysters Health officials investigating amid recall by company

State and local public health officials are investigating an outbreak of norovirus that sickened 17 people who ate oysters from Yaquina Bay earlier this month. All 17 people, who were among three separate groups totaling 32 people who ate at restaurants throughout Lincoln County, have recovered. One person had been […]