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Jessica Nischik-Long

Jessica Nischik-Long

Jessica Nischik-Long is the Executive Director of the Oregon Public Health Association, a nonprofit group of public health professionals, students, educators, medical, nursing and dental professionals, researchers, professors, community leaders and residents who advocate for policies that protect public health and health equity.

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Clean Fuels Program cuts pollution, invests in health

By: - September 22, 2022

That climate change is a public health crisis, as well as an environmental crisis, should come as no surprise.  Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division now recognizes wildfire smoke as a threat to workers, and extreme heat killed over 100 people in Oregon during last year’s heat dome. The heatwave in July was one of […]