In an incident separate from the on-going disease investigation into a suspected norovirus outbreak at Blue Lake Regional Park, E. coli has been detected in the closed swimming area.
Multnomah County News
It’s 2007 and Leticia Longoria-Navarro is in her senior year of college at Oregon State University. But she’s not on campus. She’s at the Oregon State Penitentiary, taking a sociology class on crime.
Swimming and boating at Blue Lake Regional Park remain closed today while public health officials continue to investigate reports of illness from people who visited over the weekend.
Multnomah County has received a $579,500 Metro grant to replace a culvert that carries Beaver Creek under county-owned Cochran Road with a new fish-friendly bridge passage.
Blue Lake Regional Park swimming area remains closed as the Multnomah County Health Department investigates reports of diarrhea and vomiting.
Swimming at the park is closed while health officials respond to reports of diaarhea and vomiting. Initial impression is that it may be norovirus.
On July 11, just days after two Portland homicides and the shooting of a 5-year-old boy, nearly 100 people, including Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury, gathered in McCoy Park.
A report that examines data on gang-related and violent crime prevalence throughout Multnomah County was presented to the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council Executive Committee.
Hot weather can be hard on seniors and people with disabilities. As we get older, bodies have a tough time managing heat. Medications, limited mobility and isolation can also make people suffer.
Sonja Miller was in a meeting when she heard the news. Her phone buzzed with text messages, phone calls and emails. Shots had been fired at Reynolds High School.
When Commissioner Loretta Smith took the stage to kick off the 2014 season of the SummerWorks program on Tuesday, she started off on a somber note.
The Multnomah County Health Department is finally getting a new headquarters that will be designed to meet its changing needs.