Ann Diamond, a family medicine physician and founder of the Country Clinic in Winthrop, will run for Washington’s House of Representatives, seeking the seat currently held by Rep. Cary Condotta, R-Chelan. Diamond, who lives in Mazama, declared herself as a candidate for District 12, Position 1, which has been held by Condotta since 2003. She […]
Confluence Health partners with Winthrop’s Country Clinic
Confluence Health of Wenatchee has partnered with the Country Clinic in Winthrop, and will begin providing health care under the name Confluence Health Methow Valley on Jan. 4. The physicians and staff of the Country Clinic will join Confluence Health …
Stress and grief are normal, but may be hard to handle
Difficulty sleeping. Inability to concentrate and a sense of powerlessness. Irritability and conflicts with family and friends. Increased alcohol or drug use. While everyone responds differently to stress and loss, health providers say these feelings have been widespread among Methow Valley residents as they grapple with the loss of three firefighters and two summers of destructive wildfires. These are …
Winthrop family worries tick bite exposed child to Lyme disease
Four-year-old Anabelle Picklesimer is an active, talkative child who shares her toys with her little brother Caleb and eagerly demonstrates her bike-riding ability when visitors come to the house.
But Anabelle had her parents concerned recently after they discovered a tick behind her ear, which they worried might carry Lyme disease.
Two new practitioners at Country Clinic specialize in family medicine
By Marcy Stamper The Country Clinic in Winthrop, which physician and owner Ann Diamond said is “bursting at the seams,” is adding two new providers. Nurse practitioner Phoebe Hershenow started on Thursday (April‑16) and already had a full schedule last week, said Diamond. Hershenow, with a specialty in family medicine, has spent her career in […]