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YCCO launches partnership with PH Tech/Providence

McMinnville, Ore. — Yamhill Community Care Organization (YCCO) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Performance Health Technology (PH Tech) and Providence Plan Partners (PPP), effective January 1, 2019. YCCO is responsible for the care of Oregon Health Plan members in Yamhill County and surrounding areas. PH Tech and PPP will work with YCCO […]

Regular diabetes checkups help you stay healthy

An annual doctor visit is a good idea, especially for people managing a chronic illness like diabetes. Diabetes calls for a daily routine of managing blood sugar with medicine and diet. Keeping blood sugar in a normal range is important for overall health. High blood sugar levels over time can lead to damage of the […]

A flu shot is your best protection against flu

Every flu season is a bit different, but some things stay the same every year. People of all ages get flu. People are hospitalized with flu. People who get a flu shot are less likely to become sick. A flu shot can keep people from missing work or school. It can also help you avoid […]

YCCO Presents Local Children’s Hero Award

McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Local pediatrician Dr. Margaret (Peg) Miller has been awarded the first YCCO Children’s Hero Award. The award recognizes a local community member for their commitment to preventing child abuse and improving the lives of children in the community. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and this award kicks off a month […]

Doulas are a covered benefit

Doulas are trained birth companions. They provide personal support to women and families during pregnancy, delivery and beyond. Their services are covered by the Oregon Health Plan. They are not caregivers, but can work with your health team. Doulas are professionally trained in emotional, physical, and educational support during the birth experience.  A doula can […]

YCCO leads trauma-informed care movement with workshop on creating trust

McMinnville, Ore. — Yamhill Community Care Organization and Early Learning Hub are offering a workshop to service providers and families, focused on building trust within communities. The event will feature a presentation from Raul Almazar, RN, MA and Malcolm Aquinas, PRS on how to establish trusting, effective relationships between providers and community members. The team […]

Measure 101 endorsement cites Yamhill CCO program

Medicaid expansion promotes prevention. It helps Yamhill CCO fund programs that target health-related behavior, like the PAX Good Behavior Game at Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School. This guest editorial in the Eugene Register-Guard describes how PAX teaches children behaviors that will support life-long health. Votes must be cast by Tuesday, Jan. 23. The mailing deadline has passed, but […]