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A Black Doctor for Better Health

Dr. Gina Guillaume, who this week becomes the first Black medical director of the North by Northeast Community Health Center ...

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Hospitalizations Stay High

The number of Oregonians hospitalized with COVID-19 has reached a plateau that will stay above 400 patients a day through ...

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Breast Cancer Fears, Healing and Hope

Thanks to the Portland NAACP, breast cancer education and prevention efforts in the community continue.

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Hit Again by Legionnaire’s Disease

The Multnomah County Health Department has confirmed new cases of Legionnaires’ Disease at Rosemont Court, despite efforts to fix the ...

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Electric Vehicle Expands Clinic’s Reach

A free health clinic serving the Black community is expanding its reach thanks to the donation of a new electric ...

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Help with Parenting

Parent finds solace among other parents through POIC + Rosemary Anderson High School’s Community Healing Initiative

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Black families offer lessons in how to manage the burden that comes with caregiving.

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Soul 2 Soul on Black Resilience

Culturally specific DRIVE THRU event to repair the bridges of the Black Community will focus on free vaccinations for COVID-19 ...

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Heat Wave Emergency Declared

In a “worst-case scenario,” the temperature could reach as high as 111 in some parts of western Oregon by Friday ...

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Cool Spaces, Misting Centers Open

Five cooling centers have been opened and some Multnomah County libraries have extended their hours as temperatures near triple digits. ...

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Mask Indoors for Safety, Officials say

In response to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Oregon and updated national guidance calling for masking measures to prevent ...

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Bridge Installation to Close I-84

After over a year of construction, a new pedestrian bridge over I-84, connecting the Lloyd District of northeast Portland with ...

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Multnomah Heat Deaths Rise to 67

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner reported Monday that the number of deaths from last week’s record-breaking heat wave had risen ...

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Blistering Heat Disrupts Max Transit

With an unprecedented and dangerous heat wave gripping the Pacific Northwest, officials in Portland, shut down light rail and street ...

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COVID-19 Outbreak at County Jail

Officials confirmed Tuesday that another COVID-19 outbreak at Multnomah County’s Inverness Jail in northeast Portland has infected 25 people in ...

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