Fruits, veggies and sandwiches sit in the cooler by the front door of Downtown Market while the rest of the large room is stocked with 25 coolers of alcohol, a back shelf with cigarettes and shelves with snack food and wine.
With the opioid epidemic raging on in Douglas County, public health officials decided to organize a summit to address the problems surrounding opioid addiction and chronic pain, and how the community is working together to combat the epidemic.
Leaders of the Chadwick Clubhouse in Roseburg have a message for people looking to reclaim their lives from mental illness: Friendship, training, housing, education and other services can help save the lives of those with mental illnesses.
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.