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Health Equity In Lane County

| October 23, 2017
Health Equity In Lane County

This report is the first effort in Lane County to systematically document health disparities among racial and ethnic populations and to describe the disproportionate burden of disease among communities of color. We hope it will foster dialogue and guide future public health policy and practice to enhance health equity for all. Health is a state […]

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Healthy Directions Coalition

| August 13, 2017
Healthy Directions Coalition

Healthy Directions Coalition Who we are: We are people who live and work in Western Lane County who feel passionate about reducing substance abuse and promoting a healthy community. How does a coalition work? Unlike networks whose members act independently, coalitions bring organizations together to act jointly. Coalitions form to address specific issues or they […]

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Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

| August 11, 2017
Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition

Who we are The Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition is a group of community partners working to proactively address substance abuse in Eugene and Springfield. We do this through: The promotion of positive norms and community standards Healthy youth and family development Advocacy and education The ESPC is focused on reducing alcohol, marijuana and other drug use […]

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Food Security

| February 15, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food security as “access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life.” Food in security is associated with numerous chronic health problems and mental health issues in adults. Poverty and unemployment are predictors of food insecurity. In 2013, Lane County’s food insecurity […]

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Obesity Prevention

| February 15, 2017

Definitions Obesity: Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher Body Mass Index (BMI): A measure of an adult’s weight in relation to his or her height Obesity in Lane County Obesity is a risk factor for chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. In Lane County […]

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Good Options – “GO!”

| January 9, 2017
Good Options – “GO!”

Good Options (GO!) was developed through a collaboration between Prevention Lane at Lane County Public Health and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, to increase access to healthy food within the hospital cafeteria. The collaboration was made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Sodium Reduction in Communities Program. Items […]

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The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

| January 27, 2015
The Eugene-Springfield Prevention Coalition Needs YOU!

The Eugene Springfield Prevention Coalition is recruiting new members!  The coalition is comprised of community members who are passionate about creating the healthiest community we can be. Our focus is on youth, ages 11-17 in Eugene and Springfield and on reducing use of alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs by addressing access and changing community norms. How […]

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iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

| June 10, 2014
iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

Lane County Public Health teamed up with the University of Oregon to launch the iHost Responsible Parties campaign. iHost is a movement to educate young adults on how to host responsible parties in Lane County. Did you know? The Lane County Social Host Ordinance and City of Eugene’s Ordinance on Unruly Gatherings holds party hosts and […]

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Mental Health Promotion Steering Committee

| November 21, 2013
Mental Health Promotion Steering Committee

Goal To facilitate community efforts to promote mental health and prevent suicide in Lane County. Objectives Identify Lane County mental health promotion and suicide prevention, screening, assessment and referral services Promote opportunities for provider and public mental health promotion and suicide prevention education Asist in implementing public educational campaigns related to mental health promotion and […]

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Get Involved

| August 27, 2013

It’s your community! There are many ways to get involved in helping people and communities get healthier in Lane County. If you’re looking for ways to help forward substance abuse, suicide, underage drinking or disordered gambling prevention, or get involved with healthy babies and brain development, you’ve come to the right place. Can we help […]

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