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COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated 9/27/2021 If you need to get tested for COVID-19, make an appointment with the CMH COVID-19 Testing Lab, 503-338-4656. Appointments are available M-F, 2:30 to 4 p.m., for people who are showing symptoms. There is no walk-in testing availability. If you need work or school-related testing, please go through[...]
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COVID-19 Updates

Updated 09/27/2021   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. If you need to get tested for COVID-19, make an appointment with the CMH[...]
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Physical therapist Tracie Brockey interviewed by KAST 1370 AM about physical therapy at CMH

10/8/2021 Clatsop County’s KAST 1370 AM caught up with CMH physical therapist Tracie Brockey in October. She talked about her career as a physical therapist, and what goes into physical therapy.   CMH uses physical therapy to treat patients of all ages with a wide range of needs, including pediatric PT,[...]
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CMH named 2021 Most Wired Award recipient

Hospital has been recognized for the ninth time 10/8/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. — For the ninth time, CMH is the recipient of an annual award that recognizes excellence in healthcare information technology (IT). Each year, CMH participates in the College of Health Information Management Executives’ Digital Health Most Wired program survey.[...]
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CMH releases final staff vaccination numbers

Hospital will be fully compliant with state mandate 10/07/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. — Columbia Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that it will be fully compliant with the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate. The Oregon Health Authority requires all healthcare workers and K-12 school employees and volunteers to be fully[...]
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Know the possible signs and symptoms of breast cancer

CMH provider shares preventative health care tips in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Emily Olson, DNP, CNM, M.Ed. 10/5/21 You’ve probably heard or read the statistic by now: About one in eight females in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, whereas breast cancer[...]
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CMH Primary Care provider featured in national campaign

Dr. Elizabeth Erikson, physician at Warrenton Primary Care, shares recruitment story 09/19/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. — CMH is thrilled to share that Dr. Elizabeth Erikson, physician at CMH-OHSU Health Primary Care Clinic in Warrenton, is featured in the “First. Next. Forever.” national campaign for 3RNET, a resource for health professionals seeking[...]
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Listen to CMH conversation on 94.9 The Bridge

Tobacco Cessation coordinator Alissa Dorman talks about Tobacco Cessation at CMH 09/15/2021 Clatsop County’s 94.9 The Bridge caught up with CMH Tobacco Cessation coordinator Alissa Dorman in September. She talks about the biggest challenges to people quitting tobacco, how she helps inpatients and outpatients work at quitting tobacco.   CMH offers[...]
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CMH welcomes new physician assistant in Cardiology

Tom Peckenham-Hernandez, PA-C, joins three current providers at CMH-OHSU Health Cardiology Clinic 09/13/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. — CMH is pleased to welcome Thomas Peckenham-Hernandez, PA-C, physician assistant, to the CMH-OHSU Health Cardiology Clinic, where he began working this week. “I’m excited to start a new adventure in a familiar town with my[...]
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Don’t ignore a snore

CMH offering new Home Sleep Testing Service By Dr. Keri Brown, CMH-OHSU Health Pulmonology Clinic 09/07/2021 Snoring is a common complaint among couples. But often, it’s more than just noise. Snoring and daytime sleepiness are common signs of a potentially dangerous condition called sleep apnea. The most common type of[...]
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CMH welcomes new Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Sherman joins CMH-OHSU Health Orthopedic Clinic 08/31/2021 CMH is pleased to welcome Benjamin Sherman, DO, orthopedic surgeon, to the CMH-OHSU Health Orthopedic Clinic, where he began working this week. “I am excited to join CMH and OHSU in their mission to provide high quality medical care to the[...]
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Health Compass Fall 2021

Health Compass Fall 2021 08/18/2021 The CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good health care. The Fall 2021 issue of the Health Compass focuses on the expanded CMH-OHSU partnership and provider transition to CMH-OHSU Health. Follow the links below to read the Fall 2021 issue: “CMH and OHSU[...]
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