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COVID-19 Updates

Updated 09/24/2020 This webpage will give you the latest guidelines for seeking medical care from Columbia Memorial Hospital and the CMH Medical Group. You can also get up-to-date news from CMH on Facebook and Twitter. Staying Healthy Viruses are microscopic organisms that vary from simple to highly complex. Each has[...]
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Time to get your flu shot

Flu shots available at CMH By Jeff Chow, PharmD, Pharmacy Supervisor Flu season is here. Did you know your best defense against the flu is to get a flu shot? With the current COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important to protect yourself from the flu with this year’s vaccine. The[...]
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New provider joins CMH Women’s Center

CMH adds Emily Olson, CNM Please join us in welcoming certified nurse midwife Emily Olson, who joined our CMH Women’s Center in September 2020. Emily earned her master’s of science in nursing-midwifery from OHSU, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing. In addition she holds a BS in[...]
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CMH welcomes OHSU vascular surgeon

Dr. Robert McLafferty to practice at CMH twice a week Please join us in welcoming Dr. Robert McLafferty, a board-certified vascular surgeon and professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He is also the medical director of the OHSU Wound and Hyperbaric Center.[...]
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CMH welcomes new cardiologist

Dr. Timothy Becker joins CMH/OHSU Cardiology Clinic Please join us in welcoming Dr. Timothy Becker, who joined the CMH/OHSU Cardiology Clinic at the end of August 2020. Dr. Becker earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. He completed an internship and[...]
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Supporting caregivers with childcare relief

CMH announces opportunities for caregivers 08/28/2020 By Erik Thorsen, CEO Childcare has long been an issue in Clatsop County — and throughout Oregon, where most counties are considered “childcare deserts.” Just a couple of weeks ago, I heard about a CMH caregiver who got on childcare wait lists as soon[...]
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CMH now hiring medical assistants

MAs assist providers in CMH Medical Group clinics  08/24/2020 At CMH, we employ more than 50 medical assistants across 15+ clinics. Their duties are integral to the excellent care we provide to patients. MAs stay busy assisting the providers, preparing exam rooms, assembling patient charts, sending out appointment reminders and[...]
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Meet Mariah Matthews, CCR

Matthews is a customer care representative at CMH Mariah Matthews is a customer care representative working in the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative. She sometimes floats to work in other departments, such as Pediatrics or the Women’s Center.  How long have you worked here? I have worked at CMH for a[...]
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‘Back to School’ in a pandemic

By Kelly Peekstock, MD, MPH Pediatrician, CMH Pediatric Clinic As I’m writing this, many families still don’t know when or if their children will be able to return to school in the fall. While you might decide to put off buying new backpacks, there are some back-to-school preparations you shouldn’t[...]
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CMH welcomes new pediatrician

Dr. Emily Pirmann joins Pediatric Clinic Please join us in welcoming pediatrician Dr. Emily Pirmann to our Pediatric Clinic. Dr. Pirmann earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine and master of public health degrees from Touro University California. She completed a pediatric residency at Oklahoma State University Medical Center in Tulsa.[...]
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CMH Rehabilitation offers Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy

Regain your vitality with CMH Rehabilitation Services At CMH Rehabilitation, it’s our goal to ensure our clients are taken care of and receive the Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy services they need. Our therapists work full-time, and many precautions have been put into place to provide a safe and healthy[...]
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