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New Behavioral Health Consultants join CHCW team

Posted on March 15, 2017 in News

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New Behavioral Health Consultants join CHCW team

Community Health of Central Washington welcomes to new Behavioral Health Consultants to their team. Dr. Ruth Olmer, Psychologist  will work as part of purple team at CWFM and also part time at Naches Medical Clinic. Michelle Littrell, MS, LMHC will join the providers at both Yakima Pediatrics and Highlands. Ruth Olmer, PsyD. Training: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Erskine College (2009) Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (2012) Doctorate of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Forest...

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April May, ARNP new SRCare Provider

Posted on March 14, 2017 in News

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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 nurse management to geriatric patients in a skilled nursing facility setting.  She has also been a...

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Kittitas County air quality and you

Posted on February 23, 2017 in News

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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 was determined to be in “nonattainment” based on a three-year history of surveillance, then that...

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Physician’s Friendship Eases Pain After Pregnancy Loss

Posted on February 9, 2017 in News

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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 were not to be. My doctor had been a college classmate of mine over a decade ago. We both ended up...

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Coming soon! our new home – Yakima Pediatrics

Posted on February 13, 2017 in News, YPA Slider

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Coming soon! our new home – Yakima Pediatrics

We hope to be in our new facility by mid summer. We’ll be conveniently located at 402 S. 12th Ave. Our new offices will be larger to serve you better. Stay tuned for more...

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5 Weight Management Tips

Posted on January 3, 2017 in News

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From Charlene Mize, Registered Dietian and WIC Coordinator When talking about developing or keeping a healthy weight I’m all about helping people work towards adopting long term habits, so my ideas and approach are simple. People are always looking for the magic fix, and it just does not exist. Plus, magic does not create long lasting habits! 1. Plan out your meals/dinners, and grocery shop with a list. Plan to grocery shop just 1x per week or once every 7-10 days. This will save you money! Plus you will end up buying less junk...

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Happy Holidays!

Posted on November 21, 2016 in News

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Happy Holidays!

Please watch the video to learn about 5 effective ways to deal with holiday stress. To learn more about our behavioral health consultants click...

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SRCare Attends Partner Facility Ribbon Cutting

Posted on November 1, 2016 in News

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SRCare Attends Partner Facility Ribbon Cutting

Dr. Emmans and Sarah from Senior Residential Care were able to attend the ribbon cutting for one of their partner facilities. The SRCare program is happy to be working with the “Good Samaritan” new Rehab Gym! About SRCare The Senior Residential Care and Senior Smiles programs are designed especially for meeting the healthcare needs of individuals residing in long-term and skilled nursing facilities. The two programs are staffed by physicians, dentists, dental hygienists, skilled nurses and medical staff who will provide patients...

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New FAN! Program

Posted on October 10, 2016 in News, YPA Slider

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New FAN! Program

Yakima Pediatric’s FAN! (Fitness and Nutrition) Program is an exciting new program where youth learn and develop good fitness and nutrition habits.

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CHCW’s Ellensburg Dental Clinic Adds to Dental Staff

Posted on October 10, 2016 in News

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CHCW’s Ellensburg Dental Clinic Adds to Dental Staff

Growing clinic adds new dental director and dental provider ELLENSBURG, WA – Ellensburg Dental Care, a service of Community Health of Central Washington, is pleased to announce that it has appointed a new dental director and also added a new dental provider in a continued effort to expand its dental program offerings in the area.  They welcome Katherine Patry, DMD, as the clinic’s dental director and Dallin Burnett, DMD, as a new dentist to its growing dental team. Patry and Burnett are currently seeing new and existing patients at the...

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