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The advances in medical care options in the Astoria-Warrenton area have increased significantly during the last decade or so. The communities are served by two major hospitals, Columbia Memorial and Seaside Providence – both of which continue to build and expand their services. In addition, there are countless private practice specialists, clinics, urgent care facilities, hospice, hearing, vision, dental, chiropractors, mental health, physical therapy and alternative medicine services available to residents throughout the north coast and lower Columbia River basin.

Columbia Memorial Hospital

Since 1880, Columbia Memorial Hospital has been committed to providing compassionate healthcare in a healing environment to the people of the Lower Columbia region. CMH, the third-largest employer in Clatsop County, is a full-service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Level IV trauma center. As a Planetree-affiliate hospital, CMH subscribes to the philosophy that we can best serve our patients and the community by providing the latest in medical technology in a healing, nurturing environment that encourages their involvement and participation. CMH believes in peaceful, comfortable surroundings; warm and supportive caregivers; and access to health information and education to help patients get well faster and stay well longer.

As part of its continuing effort to enhance its healthcare offerings and facilities, CMH recently completed an expansion and renovation of its Surgery Services Department. Main features include a new, state-of-the-art outpatient endoscopy center, renovated operating rooms and the addition of a three-story, mixed-use office building, which houses a number of existing departments. In addition, CMH, in conjunction with Oregon Health Science University, has expanded its service directory to include the CMH/OHSU Cancer and Cardiology Clinics, as well as a new Telemedicine program.

Columbia Memorial Hospital
2111 Exchange St.
Astoria, Oregon
(503) 325-4321
www.columbiamemorial.org

Providence Seaside Hospital
Part of the Providence Health & Services network, Providence Seaside Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital offering a full continuum of healthcare services, including beautiful birthing suites, primary and specialty care clinics, walk-in clinics and emergency department services.

Providence provides employment for 365 people, has 31 medical staff members and is a 25-bed hospital with an additional 20-bed long-term care facility.

Providence Seaside Hospital enjoys full accreditation by the Joint Commission and offers the services in primary care clinics located in Warrenton, Seaside and Cannon Beach. The hospital has access to a variety of specialists, including, but not limited to: cardiology, urology, orthopedics (including spine), oncology, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, rheumatology, podiatry, ophthalmology and general surgery. A same-day walk-in clinic is available in Warrenton, Seaside and Cannon Beach. The facility also has spacious birthing suites, top-of-the-line diagnostic imaging technology and

rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech therapies. Home health services are available, as well as Emergency Department services.

Providence Seaside Hospital
725 S. Wahanna Avenue
Seaside, Oregon
(503) 717-7000
www.oregon.providence.org

FITNESS CENTERS
Astoria Curves, Astoria Full Fitness, RiversZen Center and Warrenton’s Fitness 1440 provide opportunities for indoor workouts year-around. Classes and personal trainers are also available.

SENIOR SERVICES
Our senior community is served by numerous retirement and assisted living facilities, including Astor House Assisted Living, Suzanne Elise Assisted Living and Clatsop Care Health District. There are many quality home health options as well.

Clatsop Care Health District provides a variety of long term care needs in the community. Currently, the District operates Clatsop Care Center, a 54 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility; Clatsop Retirement Village, a 69 room assisted living facility; as well as providing In-Home Care services. In addition, the District has plans to open a 32 bed facility in Warrenton, Oregon in early 2015. Clatsop Memory Care Community will serve those residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia related illnesses.

Suzanne Elise Assisted Living Community is a part of the Avamere Family of Companies located in beautiful Seaside, Oregon. Over the years, the staff at Suzanne Elise has listened to residents’ needs and preferences and incorporate this feedback into the services and amenities they provide. The community features a newly renovated building that speaks comfort; A caring team of nurses; Private suites equipped with a call system; Wireless internet and Cable TV; Fun and lively activities and entertainment for everyone’s enjoyment.

Astoria and Warrenton both have active senior centers that offer many activities including fitness, travel and meal services, including loaves and fishes and meals on wheels. A thriving learning-in-retirement program, ENCORE, is available through Clatsop Community College.

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