Blog Posts in February

  • IT Presents to Wahitis Elementary in Othello

    I had the distinct honor of speaking to 4 th, 5 th, and 6 th grade Wahitis Elementary students about my profession here at CBHA. I got the chance to try and instill some of the lessons that I wish someone had told me when I was growing up and didn’t see at the time. It was an interesting dynamic to be on the other side of the table as a teacher rather than a student. Their teachers took me ...

  • CBHA Connell Clinic Receives Business of the Year

    On February 7th the Greater Connell Chamber of Commerce recognized the Educator of the Year, the Senior of the year, Man and Woman of the year, and the local Business of the Year. Each of these awards was given to members of the community who have made outstanding contributions to both the Connell Chamber of Commerce and the community at large. Connell Chamber of Commerce Manager Lauren Smith ...

  • Grocery Shopping with CBHA Dietitian Karlee Kerr

    The cupboards are bare and it’s time to replenish your food supply. It can sometimes be a daunting task. Where to begin? Let’s assume you’ve taken a few minutes to sit down and plan what you’re going to cook for your family this week. With your shopping list in hand, you head out with a firm resolve to buy only what is on your list. You walk into the store, grab a cart, and ...

  • Uptick in Confirmed Cases of Flu in Connell

    Fever? Body aches? Congestion? Fatigue? It could be influenza, commonly known as the flu. Fall and winter are common times for the flu to hit, and this year is no different. Both influenza A and influenza B have been making their way through central Washington, and people of all ages have been affected. According to Jesstine Kane, PA-C at Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA), ...

  • Glaucoma Awareness | Safeguard Your Eyes

    Chances are, if you have glaucoma, you don’t even know it. And the consequences of not detecting it can be serious. Glaucoma affects more than three million Americans according to the American Optometric Association. Over half of these people don’t even know that they have it, according to Prevent Blindness American. “Glaucoma begins by attacking peripheral vision,” Dr. ...

  • When Grief and Loss Consume Us

    When Grief and Loss Consume Us Grief is a healthy, perfectly natural response to a loss. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief. Queen Elizabeth II once said that grief is the price of love. And that makes sense. After all, we tend to grieve that which we’ve truly loved, but lost. We often associate grief with the death of a loved one, but there are many other losses ...

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