SEPSIS and the Flu We have all been more than inundated with information about this year's dangerous flu, but are you aware of all that can result from contracting this year's flu? Health experts aren't sure why this year is different than others, but it is now evident that it can be deadly and taking precautions could save a life. Get your flu shot-although the flu vaccination isn't likely to be as effective this year as in the past, it's still very important. The flu can weaken the immune system which leaves people of all ages more vulnerable to serious infections. One of the complications of these infections is called SEPSIS and has been mentioned often during this year's flu epidemic. Severe sepsis strikes more than a million Americans every year and 15 to 30 percent of those people die. Click here to find out what you need to know.
Health & Wellness Sponsored by
Ask the Expert
In the month's Ask the Expert - 3 Easy Steps To Prepare For An Emergency
Watch the video and learn more.
Ask the Expert Sponsored by
Member Tips, Tools & Press Releases
Gresham-Barlow School District - School Bond Update Historic doors to return in Gresham High School reconstruction. Click here to find out the role of a former GHS art teacher played in making this happen.
It's never too late for romance. Set the mood with low light, diffuse your favorite mood oil (cinnamon or clary sage) and cozy up to your "Other" or a lovely glass of wine. Splurge for a new movie or reminisce with an old.
Average ER wait times are more than double those of Urgent Care clinics. Health tip: Choose Urgent Care for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries. You'll receive treatment quickly without breaking the bank.
We're aiming for an energy mix that's 70% carbon free by 2040. Soon, even more of your power will come from renewable resources. The Oregon Public Utility Commission has given the green light to our plan for meeting the region's need for clean, reliable and affordable energy needs in the near and longer-term future. Click here to learn more about our plans for a responsible, diverse energy mix.
AVAILABLE ONLINE! Member Event Calendar
Need to promote your special day event, fundraiser, request for volunteers, meet and greets, classes, meetings and more? Get value by listing your events with the Chamber.