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Our mission is to ensure a comprehensive range of high-quality care to best meet the needs of the people in our service area. We continuously seek to stay involved in our communities. Below are some highlights of various community events and some tips on how to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

NEW Health scheduling patients in Phase B1 for COVID-19 vaccinations

1-13-21 NEW Health to start scheduling vaccinations next week for patients that qualify in Phase B1 on Washington’s Vaccine Phases of COVID-19 vaccinations that include: All people 70 years or older, ALL people 50 years or older in multigenerational households (homes where individuals from 2 or more generations reside such as an elder and a […]

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NEW Health providers receive COVID-19 vaccination

As part of Phase 1a of the vaccine rollout to healthcare workers, first responders and residents of long-term care facilities, NEW Health staff are in the process of the 2-dose vaccination to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and end the pandemic. NEW Health is also working closely with the DOH and Northeast Tri-County Health […]

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WASHINGTON’S COVID-19 VACCINATION PHASES

Who goes next: Washington releases next phase of vaccine prioritization. 1-6-2021 OLYMPIA – Today the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released guidance for the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination. The department worked closely with the Governor’s Office to finalize prioritization for phase 1B, and we are pleased to be able to share eligible groups […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine

You may have many questions about getting vaccinated. We look forward to offering you the vaccine as soon as it is available to the public. At this time, we are not currently scheduling patients for the COVID-19 vaccine. There is no waiting list. We will update our webpage with new information as it becomes available. […]

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WA STATE COVID-19 VACCINE ALLOCATION GUIDANCE PHASE 1A ONLY

Guidance Excerpt from The Washington State Department of Health: The Washington State Department of Health has developed this guidance for COVID-19 vaccine allocation and prioritization to facilitate harmonized planning for distribution across Washington State. This guidance is the result of several months of engagement with expert groups and community partners to gather input and ideas […]

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COVID-19 safety behaviors remain necessary, even as vaccinations begin

News Release from WA State Department of Health For immediate release: December 15, 2020   Media contact: Public Information Desk, 360-236-3529 Public inquiries: State COVID-19 Assistance Hotline, 1-800-525-0127 OLYMPIA – As the first COVID-19 vaccinations begin this week, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is reminding people that it is very important to continue taking measures to prevent the […]

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Depression and the holidays

Dr. Robby Riddle talks about depression and the holidays. This holiday season is without a doubt going to be different for most of us. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, updated state mandates restricting activities and the holidays upon us – remember you are not alone. *If you cannot be with family or friends during […]

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Welcome Alexis Peters, ARNP

Alexis began her career as a Registered Nurse with NEW Health in 2015 and soon decided that she wanted to continue her education to further serve her local communities as a practicing provider. While continuing to work as an RN, and raising her family, she returned to school earning a master’s degree in Nursing in June 2020, […]

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CDC Shortens COVID-19 Quarantine, With Conditions

12-3-20 Yesterday the CDC announced new guidance regarding quarantine of asymptomatic, but exposed, individuals. Today Washington State has adopted the new guidelines. Local public health authorities determine and establish the quarantine options for their jurisdictions. CDC currently recommends a quarantine period of 14 days. However, based on local circumstances and resources, the following options to […]

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