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The Changing Face of Health Care

Health Fair – Fun and Informative for Everyone

By Jamie Swafford

Come join us for Lower Umpqua Hospital District’s annual health fair!

Lower Umpqua Hospital District (LUHD) invites young and old alike to our annual community health fair September 15 from11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the community building next to City Hall - 451 Winchester Ave. This year’s fair will feature over 20 vendors—prizes, food, information, and fun!

The LUHD staff will provide free blood sugar tests, blood pressure checks, and body fat testing. They will also showcase various hospital services available to the community, including respiratory therapy, radiology, rehabilitation services, outpatient nursing services, pharmacy, laboratory and emergency medicine. Dunes Family Health Care and Reedsport Medical Clinic will share information about their local providers and answer questions regarding the services available.

The United States Coast Guard — will provide boat tours & answer water safety questions

Bring your kids to enjoy balloon artistry.

Reedsport Farmers Market will be set up in the street next to the community building.

The following businesses will be displaying their products or services:

Alcoholics Anonymous

AARP Food Pantry



Aidan Senior Living

Body Shop Gym

Care Coordinator - Wellness exams

CASA of Douglas County


Compass mental health counselor

Cover Oregon/OHP

Dial A Ride

Douglas County health navigator

Dunes Family Health Care

Dynamic Hearing Solutions

Emergency Planning

First Interstate Bank

Forrest Hills Golf Course

Fullhart Insurance

Highland Pool

Lower Umpqua Hospital Auxiliary

Lower Umpqua Hospital Services

Lower Umpqua Senior Center

Oregon Commission for the Blind

Overeaters Anonymous

Pacific Home Health

Red Sun Shotokan Karate and Mercenary Tactics MMA

Reedsport Medical Clinic

Reedsport Police Department

South Coast Hospice

Writing for Yourself: tools to heal, empower & grow


Young Living Essential Oils

Tai Chi

About Lower Umpqua Hospital

Lower Umpqua Hospital District is a not-for-profit 20-bed Critical Access Hospital (CAH) located on the Central Oregon Coast. As the full-service healthcare facility for coastal Douglas County, Lower Umpqua Hospital is proud to offer the full spectrum of modern health services with a comfortable, friendly small-town atmosphere. Lower Umpqua Hospital District also provides 24/7/365 Emergency Room care.

Dunes Family Health Care physicians and staff would like to welcome you to the District's family practice clinic. Dunes Family Health Care has been serving the Coastal Douglas area since 1977. They were recognized by the Oregon Health Authority as a Patient Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) in 2012.

Reedsport Medical Clinic services our community by offering the best internal medical and surgical services. The physicians and support staff address your every medical need and do so with professionalism and kindness.

LUH Walk-In Clinic If you’re in need of medical care and are not able to get in to see your primary provider or do not have one, LUH Walk-In Clinic is here to serve you. We’re here to provide basic health care when you need it. At the Walk-In Clinic, you can be seen without an appointment by a board-certified physician or nurse practitioner, Monday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm.

The Umpqua Post Editor Shelby Case can be reached at 541-269-1222, ext. 296 or


Umpqua Post Editor