HEALTH ADVISORY issued for Fern Ridge

Issued by Oregon Health Division- August 15, 2013   High algae levels found at Lane County reservoir A health advisory is being issued today based on visual observation of scum on Fern Ridge Reservoir, located 12 miles west of Eugene off Oregon Route 126 in Lane County. Water monitoring is underway to determine whether blue-green… Read more »

Public Health Care Transformation Update

What: Public Health Plan Transformation Meeting Where: PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District  When: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 6 p.m. Who’s Invited: Interested Community Members Cost: Free   (taken from Register Guard 8/12/13)   Trillium, the private company that manages the Oregon Health Plan — Oregon’s health insurance system for lower-income residents — in… Read more »

Pop Warner Sports Physicals Today and Tomorrow

Eager Pop Warner football players and their parents will be lining up this afternoon, eager to get one of the mandatory items of their fall training, DONE.  It’s the sports physicals that, if not done by the start of conditioning, will prevent a player from participation in the sports league. The Sports Physicals, provided by… Read more »

Sports Physicals This Week!

Tomorrow is THE BIG DAY! Mark your calendars for Wednesday and Thursday, Aug 7 & 8! NeuroSpine of Eugene, will offer sports physicals to young boys who signed up to play Pop Warner Football, for the fall season of 2013.   NSI medical staff is again donating their time, on Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August… Read more »

Threat of Lightening, Threat of Wildfires

A Public Health Alert from Oregon Public Health Get the latest information about 2013 wildfires Wildfires in Oregon Check out InciWeb (Incident Information System) for state-by-state wildfire public information and other updates Visit the Northwest Coordinator Center for updates on resource coordination and logistics support across Oregon agencies Health and Safety Tips Learn what Oregon… Read more »

Mending Faster–and Better–After Surgery

(Taken from a syndicated column written by Drs. Oz and Roizen) Scheduled for surgery? You’re no doubt thinking hard about what to do before and after to support optimal healing. Just in time, a series of good-news reports reveal that simple steps at home — and with your doctor’s help — can slash infection risk,… Read more »

State Health Officials Issue Health Advisory Issued for Dorena Reservoir

Issued: July 25, 2013 High algae levels found at Lane County reservoir A health advisory is being issued today due to high levels of blue-green algae in Dorena Reservoir, located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of blue-green algae that can produce toxins. These algae levels are… Read more »

A Letter to NeuroSpine Institute Patients

Dear Patients of NeuroSpine, In making preparations for a new era in medical care, we here at NeuroSpine are converting to a new system that will improve your abilities to have more control of your medical care and our abilities in handling new requirements.  This conversion is already underway, here in the office.  You will… Read more »

Saturday Swims Begin at Tamarack Aquatic Center

July 12, 2013 (Eugene) Clients and patients of NeuroSpine of Eugene will be able to take a dip, further their therapy or just feel better, starting Saturday, July 13th at Tamarack Aquatic Center. The every-Saturday-swim-program, between 3 and 4 pm, is the result of a collaborative effort between the Tamarack Aquatic Center, NeuroSpine, Pain Management… Read more »

How Often Do You Get Invited to Donate Blood?

Getting a jump start on next week’s long Fourth of July weekend, the employees at NeuroSpine and from the surrounding offices are rolling up their sleeves to participate in the Lane Blood Center’s summer blood drive.  The Blood Drive will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Blood Mobile will arrive about 30 minutes… Read more »