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…

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…

Blood Pressure

We all know that our blood pressure is checked when we see a medical provider, but most people don’t truly understand what that number represents or why it is important.

What is blood pressure?

Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood through blood…

Ankle Sprains

What is an ankle sprain?

  • There are tough bands of tissue called ligaments that hold the bones together in the ankle. A sprain occurs when you roll your ankle too far inward or outward and stretch 1 or more of those ligaments too far. This causes pain,…


The Quincy Student Health and Wellness Center will be open for all types of appointments on the following dates:

  • Monday 8/15
  • Wednesday 8/17
  • Monday 8/22
  • Wednesday 8/24

The QSHWC will resume normally scheduled hours starting on August 29.…

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month.

What is mental health?

  • Mental health (or “behavioral health”) includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It plays a role in how we think, feel and act. 

Acid Reflux

We’ve all heard of acid reflux but what is it? What should I know about it and do I need to see a doctor?

 If you have questions, please reach out to us at the Quincy Student Health and Wellness Center at (509) 787-8943.

We are here to help!





Eating A Healthy Diet

March is National Nutrition Month! 

This month we are focusing on nutrition and what it really means to "eat healthy" and what eating healthy does for our bodies.

We all know “nutrition” and eating a “nutritious diet” is important…but what IS a healthy diet? 

What Is Nutrition?

March is National Nutrition Month!

We all know “nutrition” and eating a “nutritious diet” is important…but what IS nutrition? And why is it important?

Nutrition is the study of food and how it affects the health and growth of the body.
Nutrients are…

Antibiotic Use and Overuse

Education: Antibiotic Use and Overuse

“I’m sick! Why won’t my healthcare provider prescribe antibiotics?”

What are antibiotics?

Antibiotics are medications that kill bacteria that cause certain infections (such as strep throat, pneumonia,…

Food Drive

This year we are asking you to join us in the spirit of giving this holiday season! In addition to our annual Turkey Drive in Moses Lake, we are collecting donations for both the Ephrata and Quincy Food Banks at our clinic locations.

We are accepting donations from November 1st - 19th at…

Annual Community Turkey Drive

It’s that time of year again…Turkey Drive time! This year’s event may look a little different from previous years, but we are still gearing up to make a big impact for the Moses Lake Food Bank! 

Samaritan Healthcare, Moses Lake Community Health Center, and Confluence Health have teamed up…