Free Entry to 2017 Josephine County Fair on “Family Day” Thanks to AllCare Health

Free — that’s the price for entry to the 2017 Josephine County Fair on Family Day.

Thanks to a sponsorship from AllCare Health, families, veterans, seniors and the rest of the Southern Oregon community will gain free entry to the fair on August 17th.

Read more at KAJO News.

“National Don’t Fry Day” Encourages People to Protect Skin From Summer Sun

MEDFORD, Ore. — AllCare Health celebrated “National Don’t Fry Day” by hosting sun safety events throughout southern Oregon for Memorial Day weekend.

These events were held in Medford, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, and Brookings.

AllCare Health said the reason for the events was to encourage sun safety in Oregon, which has the fifth-highest melanoma rate in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read more at kdrv.com.

Josephine County partnership with AllCare Health expands services in Cave Junction

A partnership with AllCare Health has led to the expansion of Josephine County Public Health services to the Illinois Valley.

The regional health care management organization originally partnered with the county health department two years ago and that led to expanded hours and services at the Grants Pass facility on NW Dimmick Street.

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Before AllCare switch over deadline, community reacts

MEDFORD, Ore. – AllCare is working vigorously to make their March 31st patient transition deadline work.

However, they do have a grace period in place so their patients aren’t hung out to dry.

There’s just a little over two weeks left for AllCare patients at Jackson County Health and Human Services to transition to Options.

Read more at ktvl.com.

‘Obamacare’ repeal worries Jackson County patients, providers

After Teal Kinamun fell down a flight of stairs while carrying a bookcase, she ended up in the emergency room with a broken back — and no health care insurance.

“They said, ‘Let’s get you signed up for the Oregon Health Plan,'” she recalled. “It made all the difference in the world to have that.”

Kinamun was back to work after receiving care and recuperating for two months in bed.

Read more at Mail Tribune.

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Full list of winners honored at banquet: Top Workplaces 2016

More than 500 people turned out for the fifth annual event, held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. The 100 winners in the small, midsize and large categories were announced.

Read more at Oregonlive.com.