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The Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center has served the community from its north Corvallis location since 1975. Residents of Corvallis can be treated for COVID-19 and receive the vaccine in this facility.   

Best of 2020: OSU, Corvallis healthcare providers

Jada Krening, News Correspondent
January 21, 2020

First Place: OSU Student Health ServicesStudent Health Services was selected by Oregon State University students and the Corvallis community as the best place to receive healthcare.Student Health Services...

Dr. Theo Draher is a professor of microbiology in the College of Agricultural Sciences and College of Sciences. According to Draher, because college students live in close quarters, the most important faction of flu treatment is prevention. 

Flu predicted to be worse this year than previous years

Erica Baldwin, News Contributor
January 29, 2018

Transmission of flu highest among those spending time in enclosed spaces.Each year, more than 30 million people will contract the seasonal flu in the United States alone, according to the Center for Disease...

Myers rehydrates, a necessity in the summer heat.

Surviving the summer heat

Caleb Chandler, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

As temperatures rise, the heat can lead to a variety of medical issues. Dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all conditions that can adversely affect health, according to Connie Hume-Rodman,...

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