Health

Source Tells KOHO Clinic Will Move Into Former Hastings Building

It appears that the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center will be taking over the location of the former Hastings store at 315 9th Street in Wenatchee. KOHO 101 News has received information from a source very close to the parties involved who unofficially confirmed that the healthcare giant, which already has a dozen locations in the…

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As Mumps Cases Rise Statewide, Chelan-Douglas Area Reports Zero

Christal Eshelman, Communications Director at the Chelan-Douglas Health District, joins KOHO’s Chris Hansen to talk about the recent mumps cases in Washington state, although the number of cases locally remains at zero. State Health Officials say the number of mumps cases statewide is now about 350. Officials say 113 of the cases involve children age 17…

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Latest Round of Healthcare Enrollment Sees Record Sign Ups

The latest enrollment period for health and dental insurance through Washington’s state-run exchange wrapped at the end of January. Numbers are now out at the local and statewide level and show record signups, especially in the last couple weeks of enrollment. Dan Langager has the details.

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Health Insurance Exchange Sign Up Deadline Approaches

If you still need to sign up for health or dental insurance through the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange your window to do so will be closing in less than a week. That’s Ben Spradling, Spokesperson with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, who also told KOHO enrollment has been up significantly since the seasonal registrations began…

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Washington Launches New Invasive Species Reporting App

Who should you tell if you reel in a strange fish, find a new plant taking over in your yard or local park, spot a strange insect in your firewood or see a feral pig while recreating in the backcountry? Figuring that out just got easier with an updated app from the Washington Invasive Species Council…

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