Klamath and Lake counties

211 service is now available in Klamath and Lake counties! Service is made possible thanks to a grant from The Ford Family Foundation. If you are interested in adding your agency to the community database or getting involved with 211 contact Emily Berndt

 

Recent local updates

The open enrollment period for purchasing private insurance either through Cover Oregon or outside of the marketplace is about to come to an end for 2014. An application must be completed and submitted no later than March 31, 2014 in order to purchase a Qualified Health Plan (private insurance)....
As April 15 approaches, we are happy to share some good news about taxes. In Oregon and Southwest Washington, free tax preparation is available for low- and moderate-income people.
Need a safe and warm place to sleep in Klamath Falls? The Family Warming Center at Klamath Assembly of God (235 South Laguna Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601) will be open this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (March 16-18). Doors open at 7pm. For additional information, please call 541-883-2288...
Keeping kids and their lungs healthy is something we can all get behind. This law, enacted on Jan. 1, protects children 18 and under from second hand smoke in the car.  Kudos to law makers on this one! Get information to help quit smoking here: www.quitnow.net/oregon/
211info is thrilled to be one of the nonprofits selected to participate in Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards program. In case you haven’t heard, all you have to do is:
With the holiday festivities surrounding us and the glimmer of a new year dawning, New Year resolutions are beginning to be on everyone’s minds. Whether it is hitting the gym more, quitting unhealthy habits, or spending more time with our loved ones, people are considering how they can start...
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At the very heart of health reform efforts is the notion that we are all stronger when individuals, linked together in communities, are healthier and cushioned from the financial woes of catastrophic illness. Here’s a story that illustrates that idea:
This post is brought to you by the 211info Women’s Health program funded by the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division.
There’s a lot going on with health insurance and keeping track of it all can be confusing. That’s why we cut out the clutter and boiled down the most important facts.
A barely-audible voice came through the receiver. The man was hesitant to speak, but when he did you could tell each word brought immense pain. As the conversation went on, it turned out the man on the phone only had two teeth. And at the root of both teeth were abscesses, throbbing and red. It was...
Faith leaders from across Oregon are starting a mail writing campaign to fund emergency shelters.  Family homelessness grew by 17% between 2011 and 2013 and yet state emergency shelter and assistance funding is 25% less than it was in 2007. Recognizing this injustice, faith leaders are acting...
1) If you're in the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool, don't wait to sign up at CoverOregon.org Do not to wait for the Cover Oregon enrollment website to be up to its 100% capabilities. You should apply for health care coverage via a paper application that is in the mail right now.  The...
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As one of the organizations helping to get people enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan, we're thrilled to share the latest news about Oregon's health care reforms. "Oregon’s local coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are improving care in several key areas and holding down costs,"...
Unfortunately, some calls in the 211info call center are being dropped. We recently switched our phone systems and working diligently to fix the problem.  You can still text your zip code to 898211 or use our search engine without delay.  We will alert you on this post when the technical...
The Oregon State University Communities Reporter is a dream for data nerds (like us) or anyone who is interested the people and services in their community. Compare your city to urban and rural areas as well as the state as a whole. Look up stats about local demographics, labor, immigration, social...