BMHD Recognized as Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Blue Mountain Hospital District in John Day, OR has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™. “We are honored to make the 2022 Top 100 Critical Access …

Viral Clinic & Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

SWCC Viral Clinic   Based on the recent decrease in COVID-19 patients coming to the SWCC Viral Clinic, we’ve made some updates to the process. Patients experiencing mild to moderate, non-emergent, viral and/or COVID-19 symptoms, please call Strawberry Wilderness Community Clinic at 541-575-0404 for an appointment. Upon calling, patients will be instructed where to park for testing and can stay …

Oral Health Screening for Children

Pediatric cavities are the most common chronic disease in children of all ages. Cavities can have lifetime effects on education, earning potential and social interactions.  Current statistics report that 52% of children, ages 6-9 in Oregon have experienced tooth decay.  Children in Grant County are at a higher risk for tooth decay than the state average because we don’t have …

SWCC Expands Access to Care for Local Medicare Patients with Chronic IIlnesses

Strawberry Wilderness Community Clinic has partnered with ChartSpan, a chronic care management company to provide further support to local medicare patients with chronic illnesses. This partnership is a huge step in improving access to care in our community; it will help reduce the out of pocket costs for medicare patients and help keep them on track with their care so …