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715 NW Dimmick Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-5325
Fax: (541) 474-5353
Contact: Diane Hoover, PhD, FACHE
Email: 
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Mon-Th (Closed 12-12:30 for lunch), and Closed Fridays, WIC 8:00-5:15M-Th (Closed for lunch 12:30-1:00pm), Closed Fridays
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MISSION STATEMENT

Josephine County Divisions of Health, Environmental Health, and Animal Protection & Regulation will provide leadership for quality public health services consistent with laws, available resources, and community support through:

  • Prevention of disease
  • Health education
  • Promotion and protection of the community and the environment

We will apply our collective skills and experience to coordinate all available health services and assess community health needs.

We will strive to accomplish our mission in a professional, dedicated, sensitive and effective manner.

Click for 2013 Josephine and Jackson County Community Health Assessment

 

Can you tell the difference between having a cold and having the flu?  Click at this link:  www.niaid.nih.gov and learn how to tell the 2 apart.

 

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Animal Protection & Regulation

  •      Animal Control Services

Environmental Health

  • Food Safety
  • Drinking Water
  • Air Quality
  • Public Swimming Pools & Spas
  • Tourist Accommodations
  • Solid Waste Health Nuisances
  • West Nile Virus Information
  • Surface Water Safety
  • Reporting Complaints

 

Public Health

  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program
  • Communicable, Preventable Disease Program
  • Public Health Preparedness (Bioterrorism)
  • Family Planning Services
  • HIV Prevention Programs
  • Parent and Child Health Programs
  • Perinatal Program
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic
  • Vital Records
  • Women, Infant & Children Nutritional Program
  • Women Health Care

Ensures compliance with public health laws, rules, and local ordinances. Provides prevention services to keep our community a safer place in which to live.

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Hours of Operation:  Appointments and walk-ins are welcome

Monday through Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Closed 12:00-12:30 for lunch, and Closed on Fridays

Address:  715 NW Dimmick Street, Grants Pass

Phone:  541-474-5329 to schedule an appointment

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Happy 40th Anniversary WIC. Congratulations!!



Heat Advisory Video


Heat Advisory Information
The heat is going to be with us for a while. Please take precautions for yourselves, family, friends and pets.
 Heat Exhaustion

•Heavy sweating
•Weakness
•Cold, pale, and  clammy skin
•Fast, weak pulse
•Nausea or vomiting
•Fainting

 What You Should Do:
 Move to a cooler location.
•Lie down and loosen your clothing.

•Apply cool, wet cloths to as much of your body as possible.
•Sip water.
•If you have vomited and it continues, seek medical attention immediately

  Heat Stroke
High body temperature (above 103°F)*
•Hot, red, dry or moist skin
•Rapid and strong pulse
•Possible unconsciousness

 What You Should Do:
 •Call 911 immediately — this is a medical emergency.
 •Move the person to a cooler environment.
 
•Reduce the person's body temperature with cool cloths or even a bath.
 •Do NOT give fluids.
   LuAnn Redding
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Josephine County Public Health







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