public health

Uroboros Glass report

OHA finds ‘low health risk’ around Uroboros Glass site in Portland, seeks public comment (KATU, 9/20/18)

Briefly: Uroboros Glass in Portland Poses No Health Threat, State Says (Lund Report, 9/20/18)

Public health assessment : Uroboros Glass manufacturing site [PDF] (2018) Oregon Health Authority

Vaccinations for school children

Portland measles outbreak a reminder to vaccinate before school year starts (Register Guard, 8/22/18)

Latest measles patient visited Multnomah Village restaurant (Portland Tribune, 8/22/18)

School immunization requirements (Itemizer-Observer, 8/21/18)

Parents, don’t let your child get left behind! (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

Frequently asked questions for parents about Oregon school and child care immunization requirements [PDF] (2018) Oregon Immunization Program

State Response to Wildfire Smoke

Southern Oregon experiencing worst air quality in the country (Oregonian, 7/23/2018)

Wildfire smoke chokes Southern Oregon, spares Eugene-Springfield area for now (Register Guard, 7/23/2018)

Southern Oregon fires: Air quality worst in United States, but area avoids new lightning fires (Statesman Journal, 7/24/2018)

Rogue Valley Air Reaches ‘Very Unhealthy’ Status As Wildfires Grow (OPB, 7/23/2018)

Oregon wildfire response protocol for severe smoke episodes (2018) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Forest fire smoke categories and breakpoints (2014) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Using visibility to estimate health effects (2018) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Plague in Oregon

Idaho child gets bubonic plague — officials say it could have been spread in Oregon (Oregonian, 6/15/18)

Human plague cases Oregon (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Plague [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority

Putting the “P” in ‘pestilence’ – plague [CD Summary, vol.54, no.2, January 25, 2005] (serial) Oregon Health Authority