With school back in session, cold and flu season is already starting to affect people in our area. Though influenza is active throughout the entire year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says activity begins increasing in October.
Editor’s Note: We sought out a local health expert at one of the places parents can often, and not so willingly, find themselves during the dreaded cold and flu season. Soak in these helpful tips shared from Jennifer Bodenhamer, doctor of osteopathic medicine and emergency medicine physician…
Amy Sutten-Schattenkerk will not be able to make it to her fundraiser on Sunday, but she’s OK with that. She’s going to be breathing a lot easier, because the Douglas County woman finally has a pair of new lungs.
WINCHESTER — Obstacle course racing, swimming and hiking were the best activities available to Winchester and Green elementary school students during Friday’s field day at Umpqua Community College, at least that’s what they told The News-Review.
The Douglas Public Health Network has confirmed two cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, at North Douglas Elementary School.