public health

Upcoming wildfire season

Air Quality: Smoke on horizon as wildfire season looms (Tillamook Headlight Herald, 5/30/19)

Wildfire smoke and your health [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

El humo de incendios forestales y su salud [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

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

Salem and toxic algae

Salem spending $75 million to protect drinking water from toxic algae (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2019)

Table 1. Public water systems susceptible to harmful algae blooms (HABs) and subject to OAR 333-061-0510 to 333-061-0580 for OHA-DWS permanent cyanotoxin rules (serial) Oregon Health Authority

North Santiam River cyanotoxin event, May 30-June 30, 2018 : after-action report and improvement plan (2018) Oregon Office of Emergency Management

Beach Monitoring Program

Which Oregon Beaches Deserve Closer Scrutiny?? (KXL, 4/29/2019)

Oregon beach monitoring program : recreational water quality at Oregon beaches (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon Beach Monitoring Program : a guide to water quality for Oregon beach visitors (2007) Oregon Beach Monitoring Program

Vaccination exemptions in Oregon

95% of Oregon parents who exempt kids from vaccinations use do-it-yourself option, new data shows (Oregonian, 4/5/19)

Kindergarten nonmedical immunization exemptions (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Kindergarten nonmedical immunization exemptions (annual) Oregon Immunization Program

Oregon school immunization law summary [PDF] (2018) Oregon Immunization Program