Wellness Partners Provide Programs to Support Positive Changes

Rinehart Clinic’s Quality Director, Denise Weiss, presented the clinic’s “Success Stories:  Diabetes Control” at a recent OCHIN Learning Forum attended by healthcare centers from across the region. (OCHIN is an electronic health record program.) Tillamook County Wellness partners are teaming up to help people more readily access the things they need to make healthy behavior […]

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Southwestern Stuffed Potato

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 4   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes   Ingredients:   2 medium potatoes (each about 5 inches x 2½ inches) 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 3⁄4 cup salsa 1 cup corn 1⁄2 cup shredded cheese (try cheddar, pepper jack, or […]

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New Disc Golf Course Open to the Public

What began as an idea for a fun PE class has turned into a new community recreation asset. Thanks to the efforts of Jamie Dixson, Athletic Director and PE teacher, students at East Elementary and Tillamook Junior High School have a new disc golf course and curriculum added to their PE programming. The new Bohannon […]

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Spinach Pasta Salad

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 6   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes   Ingredients:   2 cups cooked pasta (try whole wheat shells, bow ties, macaroni or other small shapes) 4 cups spinach 1⁄4 cup dried cranberries 2 Tablespoons sunflower seeds 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, […]

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Why I’m In – An Interview with Tillamook Mayor, Suzanne Weber

Photo Credit: Cody Mann, Headlight Herald The Tillamook County Wellness “Why I’m In” interview series highlights our community partners and what has inspired and motivated them to work toward the common goal of improving community health.  You can learn more about our partners at tillamookcountyhealthmatters.org.    “WHY I’M IN …” Suzanne Weber, Mayor, City of […]

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Cilantro Lime Tuna Wrap

Cilantro Lime Tuna Wrap Recipe & Photo Credit: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 1 hour   Ingredients: 3 Tablespoons lime juice 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise 2 cans (5 ounces each) tuna in water, drained 2⁄3 cup cilantro, chopped and loosely packed 2 green onions or 1/2 teaspoon onion […]

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How To Eat Sustainably

Adapted from an article by Judith Yamada, Kitchen Maven   You’ve probably heard the old saying “you are what you eat,” right? Well, if you want to be more sustainable, a good place to start is in your own kitchen. Here are some simple suggestions to help you factor in the environmental, economic and social […]

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Safe Medication Disposal

    Protect our Community. Protect our Children. Protect Our Water. Protect Our Environment. Old prescriptions? Leftover pills?  Too often these extra pills end up in the wrong hands and the wrong places.  Keep everyone safe. There are convenient, safe medication “drop box” and drop off locations in Tillamook County at: Rinehart Clinic & Pharmacy […]

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