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Creando enlaces / Creating connections

In English Como tantas otras experiencias en la vida de Zoe, sus visitas médicas eran excluyentes.  Su madre podía comunicarse a través de un intérprete en español, pero Zoe, quien tiene 9 años y es sorda, no tenía a nadie que dominara el idioma que ella recientemente había aprendido: el lenguaje a señas de los […]

 

FAQ: When to vaccinate after COVID-19 illness

How long should I wait after being ill with COVID-19 to get the vaccine? Mosaic Medical providers recommend waiting four weeks after recovery* from a COVID-19 infection before receiving a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. *According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a person with COVID-19 may leave isolation ten days […]

 

People Who Are Immunocompromised and COVID-19 Vaccines: FAQ

People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised make up about 3% of the adult population and are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness. CDC recommends people who have compromised immune systems should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four weeks after the second […]

 

Cooling Centers in Central Oregon

En Español Updated 06/28/2021 at 4 p.m. Bend Cooling Centers First Presbyterian Church (230 NE 9th Street, Bend); Saturday and Sunday, June 26, 27 and July 3, 4 from 12-5 p.m. Pets are welcome. Shepherd’s House (275 NE 2nd Street, Bend); Monday through Friday, June 28 – July 2 from 12-5 p.m. Pets are welcome. […]

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Presentations

En Español Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Mosaic’s Director of Pharmacy services, Dr. Albert Noyes, has taken a close look at the science behind the vaccines and developed a presentation for the public. This video will help you learn how the vaccines work, explore common reactions and learn about what you can […]

 

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, […]

 

High blood pressure: Your questions answered

Common questions related to high blood pressure are addressed in this guest blog post by Jeff Bulkley, DO. Dr. Bulkley is an Internal Medicine physician at Mosaic Medical’s Complex Care Center. Q: What is high blood pressure? Our arteries carry blood, rich in oxygen and nutrients, from the heart to other organs and parts of […]

 

Health Insurance Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

UPDATE: OHP ENROLLMENT HOTLINE NOW OPEN: 541-647-2717 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. ENGLISH AND SPANISH Did you lose your job, healthcare benefits or have your hours reduced due to COVID-19? Are you wondering what to do about health insurance? Good news: Oregon Health Plan (OHP) only counts current monthly income, so apply now! If […]

 

Mindful Holiday Eating and Drinking

Guest blog post by Kimberly Swanson, Ph.D., Director for Behavioral Health at Mosaic Medical All of our best intentions and good health habits are put to the ultimate test this time of year, and mindful holiday eating and drinking can help us navigate the season healthfully. During the holiday season there are typically lots of […]