Late Start on Friday, 12/23/2022

Due to inclement weather the clinic will be closed until 10:00 am tomorrow, Friday, December 23rd. A decision will be made by 9:00 am to determine if we will close the remainder of the day. Check back here for updates.

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Holiday Hours and Weather Alerts

Due to the expected winter weather arriving tonight, we will be closing at 6:00 pm in order to allow our staff to get home safely. The forecast predicts freezing rain over most of the area starting late tonight and if there is significant ice early tomorrow morning we will have a delayed opening (10:00 am) …

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Winter Weather Alerts

The NWS has issued a Winter Storm Watch for our area for December 22-23rd including the potential for significant ice accumulation. We all remember what happened with that back in February 2021! While we will strive to keep the clinic open and to provide care, we also need to look to the safety of everyone …

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Update on the “Tridemic”

Like everyone else in the country we continue to experience high levels of respiratory illness in our community. COVID-19, Influenza A, and RSV are the biggest players but other viruses are also contributing to unprecedented numbers of sick children (not to mention parents, health care providers, day care providers, and teachers). What can you do …

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Epidemics and Shortages Continue: What You Can Do to Help

We are still experiencing high levels of respiratory illness in the community. This includes RSV, a cold-like illness that can be serious for infants, COVID-19, and influenza. Currently influenza seems to be the virus that is affecting — and infecting — the most people. Portland-area pediatric ICUs are still running at or above capacity; many …

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Temporary Changes in Response to Respiratory Virus Surges

Patients and parents: our community and many others are deep into what amounts to an emergency. The levels of respiratory illnesses are currently at an unprecedented level. Influenza, COVID, RSV, Hand/Foot/Mouth, and ordinary colds and coughs are circulating through the schools and day cares and public places and many more children are sick than is …

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Job Opportunity for Medical Assistant

Childhood Health Associates of Salem seeks to hire a full-time Medical Assistant. Our office is a growing, fast-paced pediatric clinic located in Salem, Oregon and we are looking for someone who is dedicated to the field of medicine and who has a strong interest in pediatric primary care. The position we are looking to fill …

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Flu Vaccines Are Here! And the new COVID boosters too!

We are pleased to announce that we now have flu vaccines for the 2022-2023 influenza season. The flu vaccine is licensed and recommended for all people six months and up but is especially important for younger children and for those with chronic medical conditions. Call us for a shot appointment or ask for the flu …

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