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COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated 5/07/2021 Vaccination is reason for hope. It’s one tool to help us end the pandemic. But, we need to continue using our safety measures to keep the virus from spreading. You should wear a mask, distance from others, wash your hands, avoid gatherings and stay home when you’re sick.[...]
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COVID-19 Updates

Updated 5/12/2021   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. Staying Healthy Viruses are microscopic organisms that vary from simple to highly complex. Each[...]
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Podcast: Meet Physician Assistant Tom Haigler

Meet Tom Haigler, PA, from CMH Primary Care-Astoria. Tom began his medical career in the U.S. Army. #     #     # CMH welcomes new primary care provider in Astoria #     #     # “Hands on Health” is the podcast all about living your healthiest life on the coast. If you have a question or[...]
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Ditch the stigma around ‘mental health’

By Allison Whisenhunt, LCSW Director of Behavioral Health and Care Management, Columbia Memorial Hospital For many, the term “mental health” carries a negative stigma, but “physical health” doesn’t. Yet our mental and physical health are connected, and both contribute to our well-being. We often seek help from a medical care[...]
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Podcast: Coping with dementia

Dr. Faith Kayes shares her personal and professional advice for people who are caring for someone with dementia. Dr. Kayes is a family medicine doctor at the CMH Primary Care Clinic in Warrenton Oregon. She has an unusual background because she’s also a doctor of pharmacy who specialized in geriatric[...]
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CMH welcomes new Urgent Care provider

Tonya Michlin, FNP-C joins CMH Urgent Care Clinics 04/27/2021 Please join us in welcoming board-certified nurse practitioner Tonya Michlin, FNP-C, to our Urgent Care Clinics, where she began working this week. Tonya earned her master’s in nursing, family nurse practitioner degree from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. She also[...]
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Podcast: Eating for a healthy, comfortable pregnancy

Pregnancy changes a lot of things: your body, your identity (Mom? Me?) and your relationship to food. Certified nurse midwife Corinne Almquist, of the CMH Women’s Center, unpacks some questions many women have when they learn their pregnant. In Episode 28 of Hands on Health, we’re talking about how to[...]
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Happy Lab Week!

Celebrating our invaluable caregivers who work in the CMH Laboratory 04/21/2021 Medical Laboratory Week 2021: “We Believe in Heroes – Avengers of the Laboratory” By Sheila Philbrick, Laboratory Manager Last year, the whole world experienced a life-changing pandemic, and health care workers were front and center, especially those who work[...]
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Podcast: What you need to know about getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Clatsop County

Today, we’re going to the source to learn about Clatsop County’s COVID-19 vaccination effort and all of the incredible people who are helping to end the pandemic. In Episode 27 of Hands on Health, Chris Laman gives us an inside look at the fight against COVID-19. In addition to his[...]
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Podcast: Behind the mask with Dr. Aaron Brown

Dr. Aaron Brown is a favorite among patients. He’s a primary care physician at the CMH Primary Care-Astoria. In episode 26, Dr. Brown shares his personal and professional experience during the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been lots of hard times, but there have also been wonderfully[...]
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CMH welcomes new primary care provider in Astoria

Tom Haigler, PA-C, MPAS joins Astoria Primary Care 04/12/2021 Please join us in welcoming board-certified physician assistant Tom Haigler, PA-C, MPAS, to our Astoria Primary Care Clinic, where he began working today. Tom has more than 30 years of PA experience, with the last 17 being in primary care in[...]
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CMH hiring housekeepers

Housekeepers help keep CMH clean and safe for patients and caregivers 04/19/2021 At CMH, we employ more than 30 housekeepers who work at the hospital and our Medical Group clinics. Their duties are integral to the safe care we provide to patients. Housekeepers stay busy cleaning patient rooms, nursing stations,[...]
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