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Oregon News

News stories from the past 60 days.

May 30, 2024 - Discusses efforts to address food insecurity in Tillamook County, Oregon. Notes disproportionately high rates of food insecurity among children, and explores rural-related barriers to food access.
Source: Public News Service
May 21, 2024 - Profiles a new public health clinic on a reservation in Oregon. Discusses the importance of the clinic for increasing tribal sovereignty, offering culturally relevant healthcare, and access to care. Highlights the clinic's funding through a philanthropic organization.
Source: The Daily Yonder
May 16, 2024 - The Senate Finance Committee heard from hospital leaders and healthcare experts, with the goal of finding ways to help rural hospitals find funding to stay open. Senator Ron Wyden and others said the issue is complicated and requires a multi-pronged approach. Discussion included the need for maternity care in rural hospitals.
Source: Oregon Capital Chronicle

Last Updated: 5/30/2024