Category Archives: Blog

Halloween: Tips for a safe (but still spooky and fun) holiday

En español Halloween is on the horizon! As we approach the spooktacular holiday it is important to remember that we are currently seeing a steady rise in COVID-19 cases. The choices we make about how we will celebrate this holiday will have an impact. Our decisions will affect not only ourselves and our families, but […]

 

Hotline for Help Handling Acute Distress

En español Mosaic Medical created a Behavioral Health Hotline early on in the COVID-19 pandemic as a way for Mosaic Medical patients who are experiencing acute distress to have immediate access to a Mosaic Behavioral Health provider. If an individual is not a Mosaic patient, but would like to establish care with Mosaic and has […]

 

Community Impact Report Released

Mosaic Medical’s annual Community Impact Report is now available. In the report you will meet Brad, Paula and Elmer—three Mosaic Medical patients who benefited from the high-quality healthcare that our team members provide day in and day out. You will also see a summary of Mosaic Medical’s impact over the 2019-2020 fiscal year and learn […]

 

The Flu and You: Influenza FAQ

Guest blog post addressing important questions about flu by Dr. Albert Noyes, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Services, Mosaic Medical En español As healthcare providers, every year we prepare for the arrival of “flu season” in the fall and winter. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are especially encouraging our patients and the public […]

 

Media Release: Mosaic Welcomes New Mobile Community Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications Manager Tel: 541.408.3327; Email: bridget.mcginn@mosaicmedical.org Support from donors makes it possible to provide state-of-the-art care on the go Bend, Oregon, Aug. 12, 2020 – Mosaic Medical is pleased to announce that our new Mobile Community Clinic (MCC) has arrived in Central Oregon. The new clinic and will begin […]

 

Media Release: Grant from OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports health screenings at home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications Manager Tel: 541.408.3327; Email: bridget.mcginn@mosaicmedical.org Grant supports health screenings at home during COVID-19 Bend, Oregon, July 16, 2020 – Mosaic Medical, a nonprofit community health center providing quality care for all in Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Madras, was awarded $50,000 from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership […]

 

Media Release: Mosaic Welcomes New Chief Operations Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bridget McGinn, Communications Manager Tel: 541.408.3327; Email: bridget.mcginn@mosaicmedical.org Carla Stevens, RN, MS brings a passion for community health to her new role Bend, Oregon, July 17, 2020 – Mosaic Medical, a nonprofit community health center providing quality care for all in Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Madras, recently welcomed Carla Stevens, RN, […]

 

5k Training Plan to Celebrate the Start of Summer

Today’s guest blogger is Tina Bollman, Behavioral Health Coordinator at Mosaic Medical and Subject Matter Expert for the American Council on Exercise. Below, she reflects on the changes brought by COVID-19 and provides resources for starting a 5k training plan amid the pandemic. Make sure to speak with your healthcare provider before starting a new […]

 

National Nurses Month

May is National Nurses Month. Below, Mosaic’s Director of Nursing, Karen Steinbock, MBA, BSN, RN, reflects on the ways nurses show up for their communities and the value of maintaining togetherness. Dear Nurses: These past two months have felt about two minutes long and two years long at the same time. I’ve found it challenging […]

 

Child Abuse Prevention: Stress-Reduction Strategies for Parents

Guest blog post for Child Abuse Prevention Month by Lindsey Overstreet, LCSW, MSW Behavioral Health Supervisor at Mosaic Medical with input from Betsy Mitchell, RN Supervisor with the Mosaic Pediatrics team. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States. As we move into this important month during the global impact of COVID-19, […]