Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

Alliance of Children’s Program hosts January 30 conference in Salem

What About Us? Do you know what’s going on? Housing services for youth are transforming. Health delivery for kids and school based health centers are expanding. Behavioral health and intervention are gaining increased focus. The Youth Development Division at the Education Department is assuming programs formerly run by the Children and Families Commissions. Early Learning Hubs will soon be in …

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Cover Oregon Extends Dates

Cover Oregon extended deadlines to give consumers until December 27 to select a plan that would take effect January 1, 2014 (if you applied to Cover Oregon by December 4). Read more here including about a temporary plan for OMIP members.

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Nike, OHSU and Cambia team up to improve Oregon’s health

Elizabeth Hayes, writing in the Portland Business Journal, reports on a venture to create a Healthiest State Initiative, similar to the one now underway in Iowa: Oregon ranks No. 24 on a national well-being index, and that’s something Nike Inc., Cambia Health Solutions and Oregon Health and Science University find unacceptable and are working to change. It’s not unprecedented for a …

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We Can Do Better when it comes to our kids and smoking in Oregon

According to this article. About 9.4 percent of high school students in Oregon smoke, and more than 2,900 kids in the state take up the habit each year.

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Pics from 2013 We Can Do Better Conference

Photos from our annual conference held in February of 2013 Many thanks to board member Helen Ying for these photos. [Show picture list]

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