Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

DALLAS, Tex. (CNN) — A female nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, officials said. Confirmatory testing will be conducted Sunday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Test results are expected to be announced later in the day. The patient is … Continue reading »

National Nurses Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday marks the start of National Nurses Week, and the spotlight is on the profession now more than ever. Oregon, along with the rest of the nation, is facing a shortage in primary care physicians. Nurses with advanced and specialized degrees, like nurse practitioners, have stepped up to fill the gap. In … Continue reading »

City Works to Set Up Mobile Health Care

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield may not have won the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, but it will continue working to establish mobile health care in Springfield and Eugene. The city’s working to set up a mobile health care system so nurses can come right to your home at a time when doctors’ offices are … Continue reading »

Eugene Nurses Nominated for Award

EUGENE, Ore. — The March of Dimes has announced the names of 183 finalists in its annual Oregon Nurse of the Year award, and 11 of those finalists live in Eugene. Eight of those finalists work for PeaceHealth and three work for McKenzie-Willamette. The March of Dimes says it chooses finalists based on their constant … Continue reading »