151 West 7th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alicia Hays, Director
Karen Gaffney, Assistant Director
"To Promote and Protect the Health and Well Being of all Individuals, Families and Communities of Lane County"
01/09/14 - Eugene, Ore - Issue Description: Influenza is caused by a virus spread person-to-person, through the air and on hard surfaces in droplets from sneezes and coughs. Illness from the flu can last for 10 days or more. Symptoms include sore throat, coughing, runny nose, congestion, fever, muscle aches and headache. For some people, the flu can be a very serious, even deadly disease, which could lead to secondary infections such as pneumonia. In Oregon, the influenza season is quickly ramping up and most cases are H1N1. Every flu season is different, and influenza can affect people differently. Even healthy children and adults can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. READ MORE...
10/07/2013 - LANE COUNTY, ORE – In observance of National Mental Health Awareness Week (Oct. 6-12) and the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health Act, Lane County Health & Human Services’ Prevention program and Behavioral Health division are taking part in a series of trainings aimed at increasing awareness around the need for mental illness awareness as well providing practical skills to address individual mental health needs. READ MORE...
It is the policy of Lane County to serve all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to any non-merit factor. Accordingly, Lane County does not tolerate discrimination by its employees when they are serving individuals who are eligible for its programs based on any non-merit factor, including race, national origin, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (physical or mental), age, status as a parent, genetic information, socio-economic status, political affiliation, marital or veteran status.