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Oregon Public Health partners with hospitals during H1N1 pandemic Read about the partnership

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Forums Provide Feedback

Community members from Pendleton, Salem, and Portland attended budget forums to voice their ideas. Read what Oregonians are saying

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Oregonians Receive Help -
Pay it Forward

Becoming someone others could rely on was very important to Channon. Read how Channon helps people who are going through similar struggles she overcame.

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One Family's Story

When a DHS caseworker removed their child everyone's life changed. It was a wake-up to the hold that meth, alcohol, and marijuana had on the Felix family. Read how making the difference in one family changed their future.

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Helping make the right choices

Oregon leads the nation in developing community living options for seniors and people with disabilities. Read Don and Danny's story

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We want your feedback

If you were unable to attend our forums we are still looking for your comments and response.  Tell us about what services are most beneficial to your community? How would you prioritize the DHS or OHA budget?  What are your top priorities for improving services in your community? 

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Community budget forum schedule

Pendleton (Baker City, Burns, Hermiston, Jonh Day, La Grande, Ontario)

Thursday, April 15, 1 p.m. check mark


Monday, April 19, 1-4 p.m. check mark


Wednesday, April 21, 1-4 p.m. check mark


Thursday, May 6, 1-4 p.m.check mark


Wednesday, May 12, 1-4 p.m. check mark


Thursday, May 13, 8-11 a.m. check mark


Tuesday, May 18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. check mark

Coos Bay, North Bend

Monday, July 26, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. check mark

Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed for individuals requesting assistive hearing devices or large-print materials. Individuals needing these types of accommodations should e-mail us at at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. Sign language interpreters will be at each event.

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