Health

Banks School District: No plans yet to close or cancel school or activities during coronavirus outbreak

Photo: Chas Hundley OREGON – Have you heard? The coronavirus, COVID-19, is in Oregon.  In fact, people who have are presumed to have the coronavirus have been in Hillsboro, in Lake Oswego, Walla Walla and probably elsewhere throughout the state and county.  In Washington, 9 people have died from COVID-19,[Read More…]

Oregon Health Authority: Stop vaping, now

Photo of a vaping device that can be used for nicotine or cannabis from reader Kylee Rayne Reichow OREGON – The companies who sold vaping products touted their devices as an effective and safe way to cut down on smoking cigarettes. Now, government agencies — including Washington County and the[Read More…]

Adventist names new president of Tillamook operations

Eric Swanson. Photo: Adventist Health Tillamook TILLAMOOK – Adventist Health Tillamook announced it is naming Eric Swanson as president of its Tillamook operations.  Swanson served as executive director of strategy and business development prior to his new role as president, and he also served “in a number of clinical roles[Read More…]

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