The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Seattle area this week in a man who had just returned from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of pneumonia caused by the coronavirus has been ongoing since December 2019.
Dr. Kurt Freeman, an Oakland native and Oakland High School graduate, was recently named the recipient of the Fred Fax Professorship for Pediatric Excellence.
Aviva Health will continue dental services in Myrtle Creek after Dr. Mike Shirtcliff, the founder of Advantage Dental and South Umpqua Integrated Health agreed to sell his Myrtle Creek dental office to a Myrtle Creek man who is an Aviva Health board member.
Kenzo Becraft said his sister was the lucky one, because he had to get two shots and she only got one, as he showed off his Iron Man Band-Aids.
Chaise Congleton, a 14-year-old Boy Scout with Troop 112 in Glide, had a tough time deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project.
For at least the second time, the City of Roseburg has received national mention for its efforts to make the community a better place for bicyclists.
A recent spike in drug overdoses may be the result of extremely potent heroin, or heroin laced with fentanyl, according to the Douglas Public Health Network.
Dozens of vendors at the Umpqua Valley Farmer’s Market crowded inside the First United Methodist Church in Roseburg on Saturday mornings, to sell preserves, baked goods and knitted clothing.
Umpqua Community College students who graduated with a nursing degree say they were not informed how the program ending its national accreditation would impact them.
George Fox University signed a memorandum of understanding in March to offer bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nursing, counseling, physical therapy and other fields at a proposed new college in Roseburg.
Figures released last week by Blue Zones Project-Umpqua show that the organization’s efforts to make the Umpqua Valley a healthier place are already paying off.
Fourteen relief nurseries in Oregon, including the Family Development Center in Roseburg, were honored with a congressional award recently for their efforts in helping keep children safely in their homes and out of foster care placements.
Umpqua Health Alliance is one of three Coordinated Care Organizations to move from provisional status to five-year contracts awarded by the Oregon Health Authority.
Ganglioglioma is very rare, but 2-year-old Elizabeth Woods, of Winston, was diagnosed in April with an inoperable, low-grade ganglioglioma tumor. Because of its location on the brain, doctors can’t operate on it, so Elizabeth has to go to Portland once a week for chemotherapy.
The American Red Cross officials say the need for blood doesn’t slow down during the holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s estimated that more than one million units of blood will be transfused in the U.S. this year.
Efforts to pursue a medical college in Roseburg are slowly moving forward with a committee that was formed to try to bring the college to the Roseburg area. And this week, board members heard about the dire need for the medical workforce in the county, which is similar to other rural countie…
The Flegel Center has been deemed safe by a licensed lead-safe contractor and is ready for Umpqua Community College students to move into their new home.
A Douglas County judge is considering two motions by Atrio Health Plans, Inc., to move a lawsuit filed in Douglas County against Optima, LLC, to Marion County and to consolidate the lawsuit with one that Atrio filed against Optima.
Veterans and active military personnel got some help with their dental needs Wednesday during Freedom Smiles day at Dr. Alanson Randol’s dental offices in Roseburg.