Community Health

To promote the health and wellness of our patients, visitors, and employees, Harney County Health [caption id="attachment_22253" align="alignright" width="400"] A map of Harney County Health District’s property.[/caption] District adopted a tobacco-free policy that prohibits smoking, vaping, chewing,...

CAN Cancer of Harney County — which is administered through Harney District Hospital’s Outreach Department — received funding from the Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute’s Community Partnership Program to conduct an assessment...

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month  About 1 in 5 (19 percent) children in the United States are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness...

The Harney County Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is available online and in hard copy to any interested member of the public. The assessment, conducted during the first half of 2019, was a collaborative effort by...

The 2019 Harney County Community Health Needs Assessment survey launched at the beginning of the new year. A collaboration of Harney County Health District (Harney District Hospital), Harney County Health Department/High Country Health and Wellness...

Summer Safety Summer activities can increase your exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun. UV light is not visible to humans but can be harmful to your health. The two types of UV light...

Harney District Hospital (HDH), Harney County Health Department and Burns Dental Group are teaming up to provide several health screening opportunities for the community as part of Harney Health Screening Week taking place March 5...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- a good reminder to get screened with a mammogram. Screening is important for detecting cancer early, when it is easier to treat. Call HDH's Imaging Department at 541-573-8359 to...