Please register below to attend a Tobacco 21 Public Meeting in the following cities: Cottage Grove, Oakridge, Florence, Eugene, and Springfield. Light snacks will be available.
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Childhood obesity is an issue of increasing national concern. While we know that overweight and obesity has increased nationwide, we often don’t have sufficient data to understand the extent of the problem in our local communities. Thanks to a partnership with Trillium Community Health Plan and the Oregon Research Institute, Lane County Public Health is […]
CATCH is a school-wide program that has demonstrated effectiveness in preventing obesity and providing a foundation for a healthy lifestyle for kids and communities. CATCH is based on the CDC’s Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model which brings schools, families and communities together to support youth in developing a healthy lifestyle. Lane County’s Prevention […]
Get Quit Assistance from Tobacco Treatment Specialists in Lane County The following agencies have at least one Tobacco Treatment Specialist on staff who takes referrals to help patients quit tobacco: Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute, Options, 541-222-7442 Direction Service Counseling Center, 541-344-7303 Emergence, 541-741-7107 Options, 503-680-6576 The Child Center, 541-726-1465 White Bird Clinic, 541-683-1641 McKenzie […]
Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly form of cancer in Oregon, but it doesn’t have to be. The 5 year survival rate for local stage diagnosis is 90%, yet only 38% of colorectal cancers in Oregon are diagnosed at this stage. In fact, according to Oregon BRFSS 2010-2011, only 59% of Oregonians 50 years […]