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Aug 13, 2012 at 2:13 PM

DEXTER, Ore. - Tests are underway to determine whether scum on Dexter Reservoir is blue-green algae capable of producing toxins harmful to humans and animals.

Swallowing or inhaling water droplets should be avoided, as well as skin...
Aug 1, 2012 at 10:00 AM

News Release from: Oregon Health Authority HEALTH ADVISORY ISSUED FOR DORENA RESERVOIR
Posted: July 31st, 2012 4:14 PM

July 31, 2012

High algae levels found at Dorena Reservoir in Lane County

A health advisory is...
Jul 31, 2012 at 4:37 PM

News Release from: Oregon Health Authority HEALTH ADVISORY ISSUED FOR DORENA RESERVOIR

Posted: July 31st, 2012 4:14 PM

July 31, 2012

High algae levels found at Dorena Reservoir in Lane County

A health...
Jul 27, 2012 at 8:49 PM

From a press release
A health advisory was issued today due to high levels of blue-green algae in Walterville Pond, located five miles east of Springfield off Hwy. 126, approximately a half mile from the town of Walterville. Water...
Jul 12, 2012 at 8:00 PM
When paramedics ran out of a critical drug used to treat irregular heartbeats, the Bend Fire Department in Central Oregon dug into its stash of expired medications, loaded up the trucks and kept treating patients.
Jul 10, 2012 at 6:30 AM
Oregon resort owners and lake managers are getting a little leeway when it comes to blue-green algae blooms that can trigger health advisories and drive away people and their recreation dollars.
Jun 4, 2012 at 9:20 PM
Inspection reports from Oregon school districts show that some schools have persistent problems meeting health and safety standards in their cafeterias while a few don't meet federal standards for twice-a-year inspections.
Apr 20, 2012 at 2:16 PM
Two inmates at Oregon State Penitentiary contracted chickenpox, causing the Department of Corrections to take precautions.
Apr 13, 2012 at 1:40 PM
Health officials are issuing an alert about unpasteurized milk that is believed to be the source of E.coli infections in four children.
Feb 6, 2012 at 10:40 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – As the one-year anniversary of the devastating March 11, 2011, Japanese earthquake approaches, and debris from the ensuing tsunami moves closer to the West Coast, a group of Oregon agencies, university scientists, political...
Feb 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM
As debris from last year's tsunami moves closer to the West Coast, Oregon is preparing for its arrival.
Sep 23, 2011 at 5:04 PM
The Oregon Public Health Division launched a new anti-smoking TV ad campaign featuring disturbing imagery of what can happen to smokers.
Sep 19, 2011 at 11:47 AM

From a press release

A health advisory prompted by high algae levels found in Dorena Reservoir, located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County, was issued Monday by Oregon Health Authority's Public Health Division and Lane...
Sep 8, 2011 at 4:45 PM
Smoke from wildfires raging in Oregon's forests pushed the air quality in the Eugene/Springfield area into the moderate pollution range on Thursday.
Aug 25, 2011 at 11:52 AM
A health advisory prompted by high algae levels found in South Tenmile Lake, located 10 miles north of North Bend.