Category Archives: KEZI

Coronavirus keeping some patients away, doctors say

Doctors said it is critical that people with certain conditions don’t cancel their routine appointments during this pandemic. Source: Coronavirus keeping some patients away, doctors say

Local Public Health and Tribal Funding for COVID-19 Response

The amounts allocated for LPHA, Tribe and NARA combine for total $4 million. Oregon Health Authority and other officials announced details about $4 million in state funding that is going out to Local Public Health Authorities (LPHA), Tribes and Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA – the Urban Indian Health Program in Oregon) to support their […]
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Coronavirus in Oregon: A timeline of events

The first presumptive case of new coronavirus was identified in Oregon on Friday, February 28. Here’s everything that’s happened since then, with daily updates from health officials. Source: Coronavirus in Oregon: A timeline of events

School districts staying calm after OHA releases coronavirus guidelines

Schools are staying open and district officials are staying calm after the Oregon Health Authority released coronavirus guidelines. Source: School districts staying calm after OHA releases coronavirus guidelines

Eugene moving forward with homeless shelter after GOP walkout stalls bill

House Bill 4001 would have declared a statewide homelessness emergency and give money to cities for shelters and lift restrictions temporally where they could be built. The City of Eugene is still moving forward with plans to open a new homeless shelter after Oregon lawmakers failed to pass a bill that would allocate $5 million […]
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Government official presents talk on growing hemp in Oregon

The Down to Earth Home, Garden and Gift store hosted a talk Saturday about the new economic opportunities for growing hemp in Oregon. The store welcomed guest speaker Sunny Summers, the director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture Hemp Program, to answer important questions for interested growers. Source: Government official presents talk on growing hemp […]
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Coronavirus fears touch Eugene economically, socially

The disease is causing ripples through the Eugene area. There were more than 64,000 cases of coronavirus worldwide with another case confirmed in the United States on Friday. Though no cases of coronavirus have been reported in the State of Oregon, the disease is causing ripples impacting the Eugene area. Source: Coronavirus fears touch Eugene […]
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Oregon Forestry agency says it will soon run out of money

Officials at the Oregon Department of Forestry say just seven months into the state’s two-year budget cycle they’ve spent most of the money lawmakers approved for the entire biennium and now need an emergency cash infusion. Source: Oregon Forestry agency says it will soon run out of money

Affordable housing could be coming to Lane County Fairgrounds

The county identified the spot as one of a handful of options to build more affordable options, particularly for women and children. Source: Affordable housing could be coming to Lane County Fairgrounds

Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication

Oregon State Police want to remind drivers that some of the flu medication could lead to a DUII. Source: Oregon State Police warns people about driving on flu medication