Senior News, by Scott McKayAugust 7, 2018 4 p.m. read more..
Providing health care to migrant farm workers not only meets a critical need but acknowledges the important contribution these families make to the local economy, says Jon Soffer, a nurse practitioner with Mid-Columbia Medical Center. “I think it’s critical for us to give back to this community by improving their health because they are a cornerstone of the industry,” he said.August 7, 2018 2:23 p.m. read more..
It’s not a winning ticket, but Keith Jallen has it tucked away in his billfold, carefully laminated for protection. “When I was a kid, probably about eight years old, they were giving out these tickets as a promotion,” Jallen said. “I don’t remember if it was one for every dollar, or one for every purchase.”August 7, 2018 1:37 p.m. read more..
Nurses at Mid-Columbia Medical Center will vote Aug. 6-7 whether to authorize an informational picket — which would not affect patient care — an unprecedented step for what have historically been placid contract talks. The three main areas in the lengthy negotiations are wages, benefits for part-timers, and the hospital’s increasing and unpopular use of what are called variable shifts, said RN Sarah Gunderson.August 3, 2018 1:35 p.m. read more..
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