Eugene, Oregon

Local Community Leaders & Influencers:

  • Katrina Hedberg, MD, MPH – State Health Officer
  • Karen Gaffney — Director, Health and Human Services Lane County
  • Andrea Muzikant — Assistant Director, Health and Human Services Lane County
  • Lane County Health and Human Services:
    • (541) 682-4035
  • Jocelyn Warren – Lane County Public Health; Division Manager and Administrator
  • Eugene City Council:
    • Ward 1: Emily Semple— 541-682-8341
    • Ward 2: Betty Tailor – 541-338-9947
    • Ward 3: Alan Zelenka — 541-682-8343
    • Ward 4: Jennifer Yeh —541-682-8344
    • Ward 5:  Mike Clark—541-682-8345
    • Ward 6: Greg Evans—541-682-8346
    • Ward 7: Claire Syrett —541-682-8347
    • Ward 8: Chris Pryors—541-682-8348

Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, the number of average annual cancer cases in men were 886 in Lane County, Oregon.
  • Age-adjusted rate: 413.6/per 100,000 (0.413%).

Prostate Cancer

  • From 2011-2015, the number of average annual prostate cancer cases in men were 236 in Lane County, Oregon.
  • Age-adjusted rate: 102.1/per 100,000 (0.102%).

*Testicular Cancer

  • In 2016, 119 case of testicular cancer have been reported in Oregon.
  • Age-adjusted rate: 6.1/per 100,000 (0.006%)
    • United States Cancer Statistics
  • Resources:
    • Oregon Cancer Foundation: a nonprofit which empowers, strengthens and sustains those impacted by cancer in the community through education, support and financial assistance.

Heart Disease

  • From 2014-2016, Lane County recorded a 157.4 heart disease death rate/per 100,000 in men (0.157%).

Stroke

  • Resources:
    • Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute: Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute at Sacred Heart Medical Center provides patients with care for heart and vascular disorders, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation.
      • (541) 222-7218

Diabetes

  • Resources:
    • University Health Center: University of Oregon’s health center offers additional clinical services which includes diabetes management. These services include management of all types of diabetes, as well as pre-diabetes.
      • (541) 346-2747

*Pre-Diabetes

*Suicide

  • In 2017, 630 men in Oregon committed suicide. (Population: 2,052,989)
  • Age-adjusted death rate: 29.34/per 100,000 (0.029%)
  • Resources:
    • Youth Suicide Prevention Plan: Oregon Health Authority has a 5 year (2016-2020) youth suicide intervention and prevention plan. This plan focuses on preventing suicide at the earliest ages where it begins to occur, among youth aged 10 to 24 years.
    • Oregon Health Authority Zero Suicide Program:
      • (971) 673-1023
  • Lane County Behavioral Health Counseling Line:
    • (541) 682-3608

*Obesity

  • In 2017, 28.7% of men in Oregon are obese.
  • “Oregon’s obesity rate is 29.4%
    • Source Citation:  Source: Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The State of Obesity 2018. Washington, D.C.: 2018.
  • Resources:
    • Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Program: University of Oregon has a obesity prevention program.
      • (541) 346-2152

*state statistics