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Multnomah County health officer asks people to wear mask indoors to help overwhelmed hospitals
It's not a mandate, but Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Jennifer Vines is making the recommendat [...]
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US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January
Cases have plummeted in recent weeks, with just a handful of new infections reported every week in t [...]
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Nurses: Staffing shortage to blame for Oregon’s health care crisis
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A statewide survey of nurses conducted by the Oregon Nurses Association an [...]
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Widespread outage shuts down 988 mental health hotline
People can still reach a mental health counselor through the lifeline by texting “988” or openin [...]
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Respiratory illness from several sources puts big stress on health care system
The holiday season is here, but so is a season of sickness. Respiratory illnesses have people headin [...]
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Health officials urge families with babies and toddlers to reconsider Thanksgiving plans due to RSV
Multiple pediatric hospitals in Portland have moved into crisis care standards due to an overload of [...]
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Foundation works toward bolstering behavioral health access on Giving Tuesday
Cambia Health Solutions has donated millions of dollars to local nonprofits through their employees [...]
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Portland's Behavioral Health Resource Center holds grand opening celebration
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Wednesday marked the grand opening celebration of the new Behavioral Health [...]
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