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Wildfire Resources September 2020

This information has been compiled by the Oregon Health Authority and is available for download.  Click here to download.   General information Hub for resources from Oregon State government, including: Fires and hotspots map Road conditions and closures Oregon Health Authority wildfire fact sheets in multiple languages   Local resources Regional fire resources Benton County […]

Child Care Survey for Families & Community Partners

Dear Community Partners and Yamhill County Families,   Even before COVID-19 arrived on the scene, Yamhill County was considered a childcare desert. According to a 2019 study out by OSU, only 16% of our children age 0-5 had access to a regulated childcare slot. Now, over 4,000 children from kindergarten through 5th grade are also […]

COVID-19 Health Equity Grant made available by the Oregon Health Authority

This information is available here on the Oregon Health Authority website. Visit the site to learn more about the application process. On August 18, 2020 OHA opened grant applications to not-for-profit organizations statewide and Oregon’s nine federally recognized Tribes and the Urban Indian Health Program for grants flowing from legislatively-directed $45 million in federal CARES […]

Yamhill Community Care welcomes former OHA Medical Director as new Chief Medical Officer

McMinnville Oregon, June 29th 2020 – In June 2020, Yamhill Community Care welcomed Dr. Jim Rickards, MD, MBA, MPH, board-certified radiologist to their leadership team as the new Chief Medical Officer. Holding to the YCCO mission, Dr. Rickards understands the importance of a positive impact on the health of whole populations and communities in our state and […]

Yamhill Early Learning Hub requests proposals for Public Relations Campaign

Yamhill Community Care (Yamhill CCO)’s Early Learning Hub is seeking proposals for the implementation of a public relations campaign to normalize and to promote home visiting throughout Yamhill County. All responses must be submitted by 5 pm Friday, July 31, 2020 to or mailed to Yamhill Community Care, 819 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128. Questions should be addressed to Betsy Paniagua, Outreach […]

Yamhill Community Care hosting events to talk about CCO 2.0

McMINNVILLE, ORE. 29 OCT. 2019— Yamhill Community Care is looking to the upcoming new year with anticipation and excitement as CCO 2.0 rolls out. CCO 2.0 emphasizes the quality of health care provided to Oregon Health Plan members and represents the next generation of health transformation including new goals and objectives established by the Oregon […]

Yamhill Community Care among Oregon’s highest performing CCOs

McMINNVILLE, ORE. 05 SEPT. 2019—Yamhill Community Care, a Coordinated Care Organization serving Oregon Health Plan members in Yamhill County and parts of Clackamas, Washington, Polk, Marion and Tillamook counties, has been recognized as a top-performing CCO for health system transformation in Oregon. The organization met improvement targets on which conditional funding from Oregon Health Authority […]

Community Health Improvement Plan Addresses Local Wellness Needs 7/11/19

NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Ann Shultz 503.951.3417 Community Health Improvement Plan Addresses Local Wellness Needs With six areas of focus, new initiatives aim to improve overall quality of life in the community ______________________________________________________________________ McMINNVILLE, ORE. 11 JULY, 2019—Yamhill Community Care (YCCO) recently released the 2019-‘24 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) identifying key areas of focus […]

YCCO Invites Families to Local Parks for Free Picnics this Summer

    NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Ann Shultz 503.951.3417   Yamhill Locals Invited to Family Picnics in the Park Yamhill Community Care brings families together and helps ready children for kindergarten ______________________________________________________________________   McMINNVILLE, ORE. 11 JUNE, 2019—Emphasizing the importance of parent engagement, Yamhill Community Care (YCCO) is hosting three picnics in the community this […]