Schools Focus On Healthy Habits

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Southern Oregon elementary schools are finding new ways to get kids up and moving during their commute to and from school and during the school day. Schools in the area are organizing runs, monthly challenges and physical education curriculum centered on teaching kids how to live healthier lifestyles. Jacksonville Elementary focuses … Continue reading »

SORCC Has Norovirus Outbreak

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (SORCC) has notified us that it is experiencing an outbreak of the Norovirus and therefore is restricting access to the SORCC. The illness has a 24-hour incubation period and is contagious 48-72 hours after symptoms have stopped, which is why the SORCC needs to … Continue reading »

Vascular Disease Screenings

Medford, Ore. — Vascular disease is often called the silent killer.  Millions don’t know they’re living with the disease that can lead to stroke and other serious conditions. That’s why Providence Medford Medical Center is holding screenings this weekend.  There are three non-invasive tests available – the carotid artery disease screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening … Continue reading »

Families Celebrate Miracle Babies

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than 500 people showed up to a Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center event Sunday to celebrate babies beating health issues in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). A local mother, Brittany Severson, was at the event. “We were all battle here and the staff helped me a lot,” Severson said. “We’re four and … Continue reading »