2024 Spittoon Award Recipient

2024 Spittoon Award Recipient
The Staff of Quincy Community Health Center
World TB Day – March 24, 2024


QUINCY, WA – As the world commemorates World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, Grant County…

Combat Holiday Stress

Unwrap Relaxation: Combat Holiday Stress! 

Feeling overwhelmed this holiday season? Don't let stress steal your joy! Here are some merry and bright tips to keep the holiday cheer alive:

1. Breathe & Believe
Take a pause…


What is a concussion?
A “concussion” is the medical word for a mild traumatic brain injury. Concussions can happen after hitting your head or by a hit to the body that causes a rapid movement of the head and brain. 
Don’t be fooled – Even though we call them “mild”…

Dangers of Vaping: The Facts.

Vaping: The Facts
The bottom line: Vaping is NOT safe, especially for youth.

What is a vape?
Vaping devices (also known as “vapes” and “vape pens”) are electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. These are battery-powered devices that heat…

2023 National Health Center Week


Moses Lake, WA, August 10, 2023,  MLCHC kicked off this National Health Center Week (NHCW) with social media reminders of what our CHCs do for the Grant County community and how important Community Health…

Risks of Sun Exposure

Risks of Sun Exposure

Can you really get cancer from the sun?
YES! Ultraviolet (also known as UV) rays from the sun damage the DNA in our skin cells, which can lead to skin cancer. 

What kind of…

Ephrata Community Dental Clinic is getting a new location!


MONDAY, MAY 8, 2023

Ephrata, WA, May 8, 2023, Ephrata Community Dental Clinic’s 5-month renovation kicks off next month. The Dental Clinic previously announced the purchase of the Ahrend Law building at 457 1st Avenue NW, Ephrata to expand…

How Vaccines Work

Do you know why we sometimes give you shots when you come in for your yearly check-up? If not, then keep reading to learn!

To understand how vaccines work, you’ll need a brief understanding of the immune system first: 

  • Our bodies have many ways…

Stress Awareness

What is stress?
Stress is the physical or mental response to an external factor, such as having an important test to study for or having an illness. A stressor can be something that happens just once (such as a car accident) or can happen repeatedly over a long time (such…

Dental Health - Cavities

One of the most common dental problems in children is cavities (in medical terms these are called dental caries). 

What is a cavity? 

  • Cavities are permanently damaged areas in the hard surfaces of your teeth that develop into little…

Dental health and the rest of your body

Relationship of Oral Health to Systemic Health
February may be “National Children’s Dental Health Month,” but adult dental health is just as important!

Oral health (meaning the health of your mouth and teeth) and systemic health (meaning the health of the rest of…