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Meet housekeeper Pam Johnson

Johnson spreads positivity at CMH By Astronemis Ray, Marketing Intern Not only does housekeeper Pam Johnson excel in cleaning up CMH, she spreads joy and positivity as she works. For 13 years, she’s been a caregiver, with “helping people” serving as her main motivation. She is happy to help patients,[...]
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Meet marketing intern Astronemis Ray

Interning at CMH for the summer By Astronemis Ray, Marketing Intern My name is Astronemis Ray, and this summer, I am interning at Columbia Memorial Hospital in the Marketing Department. It has been such an enjoyable experience; I’ve expanded my knowledge so much since I started. I’ve learned about journalism,[...]
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Getting to know housekeeper Susan Sandy

Caregiver has been working at CMH for more than a decade By Astronemis Ray, Marketing Intern Housekeepers like Susan Sandy play an important role at CMH, keeping a well-maintained and clean hospital environment for patients and staff. For 10-and-a-half years how, she has been a part of the housekeeping staff.[...]
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Healthy living with 5-2-1-0

Follow the 5-2-1-0 model for a healthy lifestyle By Astronemis Ray, Marketing Intern The 5-2-1-0 model was created to guide children, adults and families in living a healthy lifestyle. Each number represents a goal for improving eating habits, screen time and physical activities for better living.  The 5-2-1-0 model is[...]
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Meet CMH’s courier, Adam Miller

Miller is a 20-year employee at CMH By Astronemis Ray, Marketing Intern Adam Miller easily walks the recommended 10,000 steps a day. In fact, as the courier for CMH, he walks up to 15,000 steps every day. Miller has been working for CMH for 20 years now. A native Astorian,[...]
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Tackling concussion

CMH helps student-athletes play it safe By Felicia Struve, Marketing & Communications Coordinator The headache was instant and so severe that it brought tears to his eyes.  Kellan Patterson, a junior at Astoria High School, had just experienced his second concussion in less than two weeks. It would take him[...]
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Love never runs out

Lower Columbia Hospice At the end of our lives, having more good days than bad days becomes the goal. We seek comfort, connection, dignity and peace. Hospice care focuses on alleviating pain and optimizing quality of life for terminally ill patients and their families. As the only hospice care provider[...]
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Supporting a strong, vibrant community

Community wellness partners CMH sponsors events and organizations throughout the region to help promote wellness through nutrition, exercise, disease prevention, economic security and meeting basic needs. We hope to bring people together for a strong, vibrant community. CMH has supported Clatsop County Relay for Life, our local Relay for Life[...]
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Training tomorrow’s nurses today

CMH supports nursing students CMH supports nursing students at Clatsop Community College (CCC) through scholarships, program funding and access to practical, hands-on experience. Nursing programs are expensive to offer. The Oregon State Board of Nursing requires colleges to maintain one instructor for every eight students in the clinical setting, and[...]
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Teens get hands-on experience in health care

CMH has been helping to offer the Health Occupations class for more than two decades Since 1997, CMH has partnered with Astoria High School and Clatsop Community College to offer a class that gives juniors and seniors from Astoria, Knappa and Warrenton the chance to explore careers in health care[...]
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