public health

School immunizations

Measles outbreak reported in Multnomah, Clackamas counties (Portland Tribune, 8/25/19)

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

¡Padres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atrás! (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

Rodeteli, ne daĭte vashemu rebenku otstatʹ! (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

Quý vị phụ huynh, Đừng để con em quý vị chậm trễ! (serial) Oregon Immunization Program

Recent cases of measles

9 new measles cases reported in Clackamas and Multnomah counties since beginning of July (Oregonian, 8/19/19)

Measles Is Back In Clackamas And Multnomah Counties (OPB, 8/20/19)

Selected reportable communicable disease summary (annual) Oregon Health Authority

Measles frequently asked questions [PDF] (2019) Oregon Health Authority

Contaminated beaches in Oregon and other states

There’s ‘poop in the water’ at America’s dirtiest beaches. Is yours on the list? (USA Today, 7/23/2019)

Oregon beach monitoring program (2009) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (2007) Oregon Beach Monitoring Program

Wildfire smoke health effects

What are the long-term health effects from wildfire smoke? Oregon doctors say it’s something they’re still learning about (Oregonian, 7/22/2019)

Wildfire smoke and your health (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Wildfire smoke trends and associated health risks: Bend, Klamath Falls, Medford and Portland – 1985 to 2018 (2019) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division

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