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Emergency Cooling Stations


Emergency cooling stations are located throughout Clackamas County. Check the list for one in your area. Read More...

Wellness Ink Newsletter Archives


Health and Nutrition Newsletters by Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, CHES at Coos County Extension Family and Community Health

Seacast: Ocean Forecasting Website

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Seacast is an easy-to-use, interactive, online map that lets commercial fishermen check forecasts of ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest coastline.

An Oregon Primer on Ocean Acidification and hypoxia Science

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Slide presentation on ocean acidification and hypoxia science given by Dr. Francis Chan at the 2018 Oregon OAH Council Meeting

Food Insecurity in Oregon and the U.S.: Uneven Recovery in the Midst of Overall Improvement (2014-2016)


Oregon recently experienced its largest single-year decline in food insecurity in the past 20 years. In last year’s national report, the USDA identified Oregon as the only state which had recently experienced a significant increase in food insecurity. However, the new 2014-2016 analysis shows the Oregon rate descending along with the rate for the whole country. Meanwhile, Oregon’s rate of very low food security (an indicator of deep food insecurity, sometimes called ‘hunger’) also declined from 6.6% to 6.2%.

EFNEP - 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Provides 2017 highlights and program impacts for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Oregon.

Food Hero 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Impact report for the Food Hero Social Marketing Campaign - 2017.

SNAP-Ed 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Oregon SNAP-Ed impact report provides highlights and success stories for 2017.

School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET)

Online Resource

The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments. The assessment tool includes 27 Area of Interest items in physical activity and nutrition, and considers the physical, situational, and policy environment within each component.


Online Resource

HEAL MAPPS™ is an award winning Extension Family & Community Health community engagement program. HEAL MAPPS™ helps communities document people’s experience related to supports and barriers for healthy eating and physical activity. We will provide your community with a MAPPS™ report to help facilitate and guide your community’s efforts for creating an environment that supports eating healthy and being physically active.

Balanced Energy-Physical Activity (BEPA) Toolkit©

Online Resource

The Balanced Energy-Physical Activity (BEPA) Toolkit© integrates physical activity and nutrition concepts through education and activity. The toolkit provides educators with materials and activity ideas that can be used in and outside of the classroom and before, during, or after school..

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