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
Public Health Staff
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
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.
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
•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