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Community Health Central WA Names New Chief Operating Officer

YAKIMA, WA –Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW), is pleased to announce that it has named Millard McQuaid as its new Chief Operating Officer.  He is taking over the position from Judy O’Neal who is retiring from CHCW after 30 years of serving in the healthcare field in and around Central and Eastern Washington. Previously McQuaid served as Clinical Manager for Central Washington Family Medicine. McQuaid holds a Masters of Business...

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Community Health of Central WA Clinic’s Add New Behavioral Health Consultants

Community Health of Central WA Clinic’s Add New Behavioral Health Consultants

YAKIMA, WA –Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW), is pleased to announce that it has added Sarah Ortner, MA, LMFT, MHP, CMHS; Michelle Littrell, MS, EdS, LMHC; and Dr. Ruth Olmer, PsyD, LMFT, as its new behavioral health consultants (BHCs).  Ortner provides services at Central Washington Family Medicine (CWFM) and CHCW’s Yakima Pediatrics and Littrell provides services at Yakima Pediatrics and CHCW’s Highland Clinic.  Dr. Olmer...

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April May, ARNP new SRCare Provider

April May, ARNP new SRCare Provider

Community Health of Central Washington welcomes new provider April May, ARNP to the SRCare team. April has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Boise State University’s School of Nursing and a Master’s of Nursing degree from the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program at Boise State University.  For the past 22 years she has been a registered nurse at Living Care Retirement Community in Yakima, where she provided comprehensive...

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Kittitas County air quality and you

Written by Dr. Anna Elperin (Community Health of Central Washington, Ellensburg) Daily Record News In the United States, air quality is monitored under the federal government law known as Clean Air Act. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors certain pollutants in the air and releases yearly reports. States have to maintain air quality within the mandates of “attainment” set forth by federal government. If the area of the state...

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Physician’s Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss

Close-ups A Patients Perspective Original article found on http://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/p185.html?cmpid=em_57776440_L9 Earlier this year, my doctor confirmed I was pregnant. I was very happy to tell my husband of eight years the news later that day. Healthy and active and in my mid-30s, I was pleased to have become pregnant for the first time so easily after stopping contraceptives. However, all of our dreams for this long-awaited child...

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