Monthly Archives: October 2014


Halloween and Overcoming Our Fears

I love Halloween, it's one of my favorite holidays of the year. The colors of fall, the joy of children trick or treating, the creativity of Halloween costumes, and the feeling that Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. However, I've always wondered why do we have to have a holiday that is focused

We are prepared

The Ebola virus is the topic of discussion on nearly every platform around the country right now. Here at WVMC, we understand the importance of being prepared to care for a suspected Ebola patient, as well as the need to protect the safety of our community members and our staff.Our staff is educated and informed.-

Getting Closer to the Ebola Vaccine

Many health experts around the world agree that the only way to tackle the Ebola outbreak is with an effective vaccine. Fortunately, many countries and organizations around the world are working together right now to make the Ebola vaccine a reality. We really are getting very, very close to a fully tested and approved vaccine.Tomorrow,

These are the Flu Facts

Let's talk about the flu vaccine. I got mine earlier this week and my decision to do so was based on the science behind vaccinations, my understanding of that science, and my desire to protect... myself and my family from possible illness. Do I know that I could still get some type of flu bug

Private: Books Are Fun: Book and Gift Fair at Chemeketa College on Oct 10

Willamette Valley Medical Center Volunteers are sponsoring a book and gift fair on Friday, Oct. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room 101 at Chemeketa College. You’ll find books, games, scrapbooking, music collections, early learning projects, and gifts for all ages – at great prices! Proceeds go to help fund Healthcare Education Awards.

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