Public Health

Address
Lane County Public Health
151 W 7th Ave., Room 310
Eugene, OR 97401

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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For TTY/Relay Services, dial 711

24 hour public health emergency reporting line: 541-682-4041  

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Jocelyn Warren
Division Manager
Our mission is to promote and protect the long-term health and well-being of individuals, families and our community.

Our vision is optimal health for all people in Lane County.


URGENT: Extreme Heat Warning in Lane County for week of August 1, 2017. See below for Cooling Station locations per city. Click here for a PDF version of the list. Please see here for more information about how to avoid heat-related illness.

Eugene

Libraries

All three Eugene Public Library locations are air- conditioned. The current hours of operation are:  

  • The Downtown Library, 100 West 10th Ave.: 
    M-Th: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
    F-Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • The Bethel Branch Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd., and Sheldon Branch Library, 1566 Coburg Rd.:
    Tues: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
    M, W, Th, F & Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  
    Sundays: Closed

Community Centers
The City operates five communities centers that are air-conditioned. The hours of operation and locations of those centers are:

  • Amazon Center, 2700 Hilyard St., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
  • Campbell Center, 155 High St. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
  • Hilyard Center, 2580 Hilyard St., 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., M-F
  • Petersen Barn Center, 870 Berntzen Rd., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
  • River House Center, 301 No. Adams St., Noon - 4 p.m., M-F

Parks with Spray Play areas
Spray play areas in city parks are a cooling resource as well. Spray play areas are located in the following parks:

  • Fairmount, E. 15th Ave. & Fairmount Blvd., Eugene, OR 97403
  • Oakmont, 2295 Oakmont Way, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Skinner Butte RiverPlay Playground, 248 Cheshire Ave., Eugene, OR 97401
  • Washington, 2025 Washington St., Eugene, OR 97405

Pools
In addition, a swim in one of the City's three pools is a good way to cool off. Sheldon and Echo Hollow Pools are open for lap and recreational swimming most days, and Amazon Pool is open for lap swimming every day. For more information on pool schedules and fees, go to getrec.org/pools or call the numbers below. The pool locations and phone numbers are as follows:

  • Amazon Pool, 2600 Hilyard St., 541-682-5350
  • Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd., 541-682-5525
  • Sheldon Pool, 2443 Willakenzie Dr., 541-682-5314

Springfield

1. Springfield Public Library
Monday–Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Address: 225 Fifth St.
Springfield, OR 97477

2. Bob Keefer Center
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.  
Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Address: 250 S. 32nd St. Springfield, OR 97478

3. Willamalane Adult Activity Center
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Address: 215 W. C St., Springfield, OR 97477

Creswell

1. New Hope Baptist Church
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Address: 597 S. Front St., Creswell, OR 97426

2. Creswell Library
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Address: 64 W Oregon Ave, Creswell, OR 97426

Junction City

1. Viking Sal Senior Center
Address: 245 W. 5th Ave., Junction City, OR 97448

2. Junction City Community Center
Address: 175 W. 7th Ave., Junction City, OR 97448

3. Junction City Public Library
Mon. & Tues., 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wed. & Thurs., 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  
Sat., 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Address: 726 Greenwood, Junction City, OR 97448

Veneta

1. Fern Ridge Community Center
Address: 25133 E. Broadway, Veneta, OR 97487

2. Veneta Community Pool 
Address: 25190 E. Broadway Ave., Veneta, OR 97487

Cottage Grove

1. Cottage Grove Community Center 
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Address: 700 E. Gibbs Ave, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

2. Cottage Grove Public Library
Mon-Tues, 10:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Weds-Sat, 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Address: 700 E. Gibbs Ave, Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Information about Tobacco 21 in Lane County

Lane County Tobacco 21 Ordinance

On March 14, the Lane County Board of Health adopted an ordinance that will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years of age. After 30 days, the ordinance went into effect on April 13, 2017. With the adoption of this ordinance, Lane County becomes the first local government in Oregon to implement a "Tobacco 21" policy and joins over 200 other municipalities, counties and states who have made 21 the legal age to buy and use tobacco. Read more about the ordinance.

The ordinance went into effect on April 13, 2017. The language for Lane Code, Chapter 9, Section 7 Tobacco Regulations is available here.

Get Help to Quit Tobacco

Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visit www.quitnow.net/oregon/ to get started.

TTY: 1-877-777-6534

Dejar el tabaco

Llame al 1-855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335356-92) o visite www.quitnow.net/oregonsp/ para más información. 

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