Northeast Oregon



If you are interested in prevention of injuries to children and youth and live or work in Baker, Union or Wallowa Counties, you are welcome to join Safe Kids Northeast Oregon.  Contact Shari for information.


2015 Activities Report



Shari Shaffer (541) 963-1088

Union County Sheriff’s Office

1109 K Avenue, La Grande, OR 97850


Lead Agency

Union County Sheriff’s Department


County Representatives

Baker County

Torie Andrews, Baker County Health Department

Union County

Billie-Jo Deal, Oregon Department of Transportation

Wallowa County

Laina Fisher, Wallowa County Health Department

Key Partners

Baker County Public Health

Union County Public Health

Wallowa County Public Health

ODOT Region 5

Wallowa County Sheriff’s Office

Baker City Police Department

Building Healthy Families

Department of Human Services

Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)

Elkhorn Media Group

La Grande Police Department

Prevention Priorities

Baker County

Safe Sleep and Suffocation Prevention

Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety

Bicycle & Wheeled Sports Safety

Animal/Dog Safety


Union County

Bicycle and Wheeled Sports Safety

Pedestrian Safety

Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety

Poison Prevention


Wallowa County

Drowning Prevention and Water Safety

Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety

Bicycle & Wheeled Sports Safety

ATV Safety

Fire and Burn Prevention