Sherman County Ambulance is used for emergencies only where individuals are taken to the nearest hospital. For rides to medical appointments, as well as to many other locations outside the local area, please contact Sherman Transit for scheduling details.
FAQ Topic: Health
Carbon monoxide testing can be arranged through the North Central Public Health District.
Thanks for asking! Sherman County is building a Prevention team that will look into strategies to promote healthy life choices. There also are a variety of youth programs you can volunteer for; you can join the Parent Teacher Organization/Boosters, become a Scholar reader, mentor a youth, train to be a Court-Appointed Special Advocate, and become … Continued
The Juvenile Director at the Sherman County Juvenile Court can refer you to the appropriate service: “We have local access to youth mental health and drug and alcohol services, as well as several teams that co-manage behavior issues,” says Juvenile Director Amber DeGrange. “Please give me a call at (541) 565-3461 and I’ll go over … Continued
See Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace Law online for information and a complaint form.
Rainfall records are available at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sherman/crops-sherman-county-extension-service-oregon-state-university.
Bottles for taking well-water samples are available at North Central Public Health Department in The Dalles. After you collect your sample, deliver it to the Wicks Water Treatment Plant outside of The Dalles. Cost is $30 to test for bacteria (T coliforms and E coli) and nitrates. Results are private and only released to whomever … Continued
Cindy Brown in the Sherman County Extension Office is a Master Food Preserver; reach her at (541) 565-3230 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information or to learn about food preservation classes offered in the Mid-Columbia, check out the Wasco County Extension website at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/family-community-development. Oregon State University’s information on food preservation and the summer “hotlines” for … Continued
Cindy Brown or Sue Mabe in the Sherman County Extension Office can inspect and test your pressure canner. Just bring the lid (or the whole unit) anytime the office is open, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, to the OSU Extension Office/Burnet Building, 66365 Lonerock Road, Moro.
Contact a Master Gardener in the Oregon State University Sherman County Extension Office, such as Master Gardener Cindy Brown. Cindy can be reached at (541) 565-3230 or Cindy.Brown@oregonstate.edu. Or contact Michelle Sager of the Master Gardener Program in Wasco County, (541) 565-5494 or Michelle.Sager@oregonstate.edu, and ask about the plant clinic and available resources. Get further … Continued