Advice Radio Show To Hit Airwaves

EUGENE, Ore.– When it comes to our health, some topics are hard to talk about. So Lane County Public Health and Human Services is hitting the radio airwaves on a show called “Health Matters”, where answers to your questions are just a call or click away. The hosts are Jason Davis, Public Information Officer for … Continue reading »

National Public Health Week

EUGENE, Ore. — Friday is the last day of National Public Health week. Lane County Public Health is inviting the public to an open house to talk about creating a healthier community. Currently, when it comes to health issues like immunization rates, smoking rates and access to healthy foods, Lane County ranks 18th healthiest. There … Continue reading »

Suicide Prevention Workshop

EUGENE, Ore. – In the United States, someone commits suicide every 17 minutes. In Oregon, the suicide rate is nearly one and a half times higher than the national average. This weekend, Lane County Public Health‘s prevention program is holding a workshop to try to reduce those numbers. Saturday’s workshop at the Eugene Public Library … Continue reading »