Fritz hasn’t let neurological disorder slow him down
The Dalles has an unwelcome guest this summer that goes by the formal name of Bordatella pertussis, but most people just call it whooping cough.
Swedish dog relieves stress for patients, staff
Tobacco companies target kids
The health district confirmed last week that it will lay off two people on July 7, reducing walk-in clinic hours from five days a week to one. The clinic will be open on Wednesdays, the day least likely to be affected by holiday closures, said Teri Thalhofer, director of the North Central Public Health District, at its June 23 board meeting.
Organizations pool resources in Wasco County
Clinic cuts could increase unintended births
Sansour in long ALS battle
The Mid-Columbia Health Foundation recently received a donation of $3,431 from the staff and patrons of Water’s Edge as part of an event called W.E. Pedal.
Director Scott McKay said the mission of the Mid-Columbia Senior Center is “to promote healthy aging by providing opportunities for people to explore, connect and contribute.” With five different exercise classes, a Brain Fitness Club and many more activities like table tennis and Wii Bowling, the senior center has accomplished that mission.
Shannon Red Cloud needed just three yoga classes to find her calling.“I never felt better in my life,” Cloud said. “Every cell in my body was just alive. After my third class, this is what I realized I wanted to do and that I wanted to share it with our community.”
The public health walk-in clinic for immunization and birth control could see its hours cut from five days a week to one due to a proposed smaller cash payment from Wasco County, the health district director said.
Family-friendly program in the works at club
MCMC gets sepsis training
A second trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center stemming from a former anesthesiologist’s sexual assault of sedated female patients and hospital employees is underway in The Dalles.