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Welcome Baby! Attend Our 2021 Virtual Community Baby Showers

Welcome Baby! Attend Our 2021 Virtual Community Baby Showers

Whether you’re expecting, planning, or already adapting to your new life with baby, our Healthy Start community baby showers are an excellent place to get to know the local resources available for Southern Oregon families.   Our community showers are a little...

What Is the Relationship Between Pronouns and Health Equity?

What Is the Relationship Between Pronouns and Health Equity?

When we use pronouns such as he, she, his, hers, they or their to address others or ourselves, we’re contributing to a person’s identity. Pronouns are a way in which we categorize those around us, but most of us don’t stop to consider what happens when our identity...

HCCSO Is Seeking Parent Leaders!

HCCSO Is Seeking Parent Leaders!

We believe that parents empowering one another is a great way to make our communities stronger and healthier.  Are you a parent interested in helping other new families?    HCCSO’s new scholarship opportunity seeks Parent Leaders interested in training and...

Healthy Start Partners with University of Oregon & Family Check-Up

Healthy Start Partners with University of Oregon & Family Check-Up

“The Healthy Start program aims to improve the health and well-being of children and parents across our region.  Mental health services, parent education, and substance use prevention are core priorities for our work and make our partnership with University of Oregon...

Spotlight on Amy

Spotlight on Amy

Introducing HCCSO Executive Director: Amy Thuren In 2019, HCCSO welcomed a new Executive Director. Amy is passionate about improving our region and supporting community health. Since her arrival, she’s been working to help HCCSO improve and expand our work across...

Spotlight on Lee Ann

Spotlight on Lee Ann

Healthy Start Team Member Spotlight: Lee Ann Grogan Utilizing her extensive professional expertise and deep passion for families and women’s health, HCCSO is grateful for Lee Ann Grogan’s leadership in the Healthy Start program. We are excited to introduce her, using...

Spotlight on Juliet

Spotlight on Juliet

Healthy Start Team Member Spotlight: Juliet Rutter HCCSO was incredibly lucky to have found a Douglas County native who is passionate in Collective Impact and working with partners to improve rural health equity. Meet Juliet Rutter, HCCSO’s Community Engagement and...

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