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COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated 1/26/2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved to two COVID-19 vaccines. Doses of these vaccines are beginning to arrive in Oregon. Healthcare workers and first responders will be the first to get vaccinated. CMH began vaccinating frontline caregivers and first responders on Dec. 23, 2020. The[...]
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COVID-19 Updates

Updated 3/5/2021   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: What do your brain and a bowling ball have in common?

Chad Rankin, certified athletic trainer, joins host Felicia Struve for another episode of “Hands on Health.” (Chad talked about building a lifelong exercise habit in Episode 12.) In this episode, Chad explains how our understanding of concussions has changed rapidly. And, what he’s doing to help student athletes in Clatsop[...]
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CMH celebrates first anniversary of Seaside Clinic

CMH Medical Group & Urgent Care – Seaside opened in mid-February/early March 2020 03/01/2021 ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is pleased to celebrate the one-year anniversary of CMH Medical Group & Urgent Care – Seaside, located in the Seaside Outlet Mall. Despite opening on the cusp of the[...]
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Now hiring registered nurses

CMH looking for Med/Surg nurses to join our team 02/22/21 CMH is now hiring registered nurses to join our Med/Surg team!  The Medical Surgical nurse is a team player responsible for using the nursing process to provide excellent patient care. This includes: assessing, planning, directing, evaluating, and performing care. They[...]
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Welcome new Warrenton Primary Care provider

Kelly Cerutti, FNP, is new PCP in Warrenton 1/11/21 Board-certified family nurse practitioner Kelly Cerutti began working at CMH today in the Warrenton Primary Care Clinic. After working as a nurse for more than a decade, Kelly earned her master’s of science in nursing from the University of Alaska, Anchorage.[...]
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CMH welcomes new Urgent Care provider

New nurse practitioner in Urgent Care Clinics 1/11/21 Board-certified family nurse practitioner Michelle Powell, CRNP, began working at CMH in early January 2021 in the Urgent Care Clinics. Michelle has nearly three decades of nursing experience. Most previously, she worked as a nurse practitioner for Emergency Medical South/East Alabama Medical[...]
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Podcast: Ladies! Are you missing the subtle signs of heart disease?

Welcome to Hands on Health, the podcast all about living your healthiest life on the coast. Michele Abrahams joins host Felicia Struve to talk about heart disease in women. Michele has lived with heart disease for many years. She volunteers her time to support and educate other women who have[...]
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Clatsop County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

By Chris Laman, Director of Pharmacy and Cancer Center As a member of Clatsop County’s vaccine distribution task force, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from friends about when they or their loved ones will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine. I urge them, and you, to be[...]
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Podcast: Meet Dr. Becker

Meet Dr. Timothy Becker from the CMH/OHSU Cardiology Clinic. Dr. Becker became a doctor because he saw first-hand how important great patient care is.  One recent patient said, “Dr. Becker was the most thorough doctor I have ever been to. He has a great bedside manner and is very easy[...]
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Podcast: What to do when you leak pee

Physical Therapist Tiffany Nguyen from CMH Rehabilitation Services talks about about pelvic pain and urinary incontinence. In Part 2, Tiffany gives us an inside look at urinary incontinence and how physical therapy can help. WARNING: Today we’re talking about pelvic health, which can involve some sensitive subjects. If you’re listening[...]
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CMH not experiencing COVID-19 outbreak

There is no current virus outbreak at Columbia Memorial Hospital 01/29/2021 During the week of November 27, 2020, CMH determined five employees tested positive for COVID-19. This small cluster met OHA’s definition of an outbreak. CMH immediately communicated this information to the Clatsop County Health Department. CMH then worked closely[...]
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