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February 20, 2024 0
Here at MCC, we believe that everyone is deserving of a healthy, loving relationship. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a good time to do a health check on your relationship. If you’re wondering how healthy your relationship is, click here to find out.
Teens can learn more at loveisrepect.org, or text Blue Door @MCC at (707) 513-7575 with questions about relationships or to make an appointment to talk about what’s happening in your life. Or stop by and see us at the JD Center on Wednesday afternoons. We are here for you! #TDVAM #loveisrespect
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February 16, 2024 0
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We will be closed on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 19.
 
We will be open again on Tuesday, February 20. If you need us during the long weekend, or any time, just call (707) 964-1251 and the on call clinician will be happy to help you. We are always here for you, 24/7/365!
 
Estaremos cerrados el día de los presidentes, lunes 19 de febrero.
 
Estaremos abiertos nuevamente el martes 20 de febrero. Si nos necesita durante el fin de semana largo o en cualquier momento, simplemente llame al (707) 964-1251 y el médico de guardia estará encantado de ayudarlo. ¡Siempre estamos aquí para usted, 24/7/365!
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February 15, 2024 0
In 2024, MCC celebrates 30 years of caring for our community’s health. Here is the first in a series of articles about MCC’s history and impact on our community.
Happy anniversary, MCC!
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February 9, 2024 0
February’s #recipeofthemonth is a quick and easy way to make hummus.
 
You can make this with either canned or home cooked chickpeas. If you’re using canned, drain the liquid from one of the cans, but leave the other undrained and use its liquid instead of the water. If you’re using home cooked chickpeas, you may need less water, so start with barely 3/4 cup and add more if the hummus is too thick.
 
Ingredients
 
• 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas*
• 2-4 cloves garlic, peeled
• 2 tablespoons tahini (or 4 tablespoons sesame seeds)
• 2-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
• 1/4-1 teaspoon cumin
• 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
• 1/8-1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder or cayenne pepper
• Salt to taste
 
*If using home-cooked chickpeas, use 3 cups chickpeas and 3/4 cup chickpea broth or water
 
Instructions
 
1. Drain one of the cans of chickpeas. Dump both cans (including liquid from one) into the blender. Place all remaining ingredients except salt in the blender in the order listed, using the smaller amounts. Start the machine on low and increase speed to high. Use the Vitamix plunger to break up air pockets and push chickpeas toward the blades, if necessary. (Other blenders: Stop and use a spatula to do this.) If the mixture is too thick, add water a tablespoon at a time. Turn up to the highest speed and blend for a few seconds until hummus is completely smooth.
 
2. Stop blender and taste the hummus. Add additional seasonings and salt to taste and blend briefly to combine.
 
3. Store hummus in a sealed container in the refrigerator. It’s best after it’s had a chance to rest for at least an hour, but use within a week.
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January 29, 2024 0
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We will be closed from 8:30 to 10:00 on Tuesday, January 30 for a staff meeting.
We’ll be open again at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 30. If you need us while we’re closed, give us a call at (707) 964-1251 and the on call provider will phone you back. We are always here for you, 24/7/365!
Estaremos cerrados por una reunión de personal de 8:30 a 10:00 el Martes 30 de enero.
Estaremos abiertos nuevamente a las 10:00 am el Martes 30 de enero. Si nos necesita mientras estamos cerrados, llámenos al (707) 964-1251 y el proveedor de turno le devolverá la llamada. ¡Siempre estamos aquí para usted, 24/7/365!
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January 25, 2024 0
What makes MCC such a great place to work? It’s a lot of things: having an amazing, talented team dedicated to excellence in patient care; having fun working together; and having a management team that encourages professional growth are a few of them. We take pride and happiness in knowing that our work serves our community. If you feel the same way, why not consider joining our team? We have a couple of exciting opportunities right now.
 
MCC has the only medication assisted treatment program for opioid use disorders on the Mendocino coast. We are looking for a full time Case Manager to work with people in recovery from opioid use dependency. This position acts as a liaison with Suboxone Providers, integrated Behavioral Health Providers and other community agencies as well as connecting clients with other resources. The Case Manager meets with patients for intakes and assists in facilitating education, relapse prevention support group, and family outreach.
 
We are looking for someone with a high school diploma or GED. Experience working with substance use disorder and/or case management preferred. Knowledge of SUD services and recovery support services preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a big plus.
 
We also have an opening for a Community Health Worker. This position is responsible for helping patients and their families to navigate and access health and community services, other resources (such as addiction treatment, transportation, and food), and adopt healthy behaviors. The Community Health Worker will provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide health screening services.
 
Qualifications include a high school diploma or GED; experience working in a multi-cultural setting and experience working in a community setting for at least 1-2 years preferred. Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is ideal.
 
To apply, send your resume to info@mccinc.org or apply online here:
 
https://mendocinocoastclinics.org/employment/employment-application/
 
We look forward to hearing from you!
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January 9, 2024 0
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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month – the perfect time to schedule your Pap test at MCC! Call us during the month of January to schedule your Pap test any time during 2024 and receive a $25 gas card when you complete your appointment. Make your health a priority this year. Just give us a call at (707) 964-1251 to schedule your Pap test or well woman exam.
 
Enero es el Mes de Concientización sobre la Salud Cervical: ¡el momento perfecto para programar su examen de Papanicolaou en MCC! Llámenos durante el mes de enero para programar su examen de Papanicolaou en cualquier momento durante este año 2024 y reciba una tarjeta de gasolina de $25 cuando complete su cita. Haga de su salud una prioridad este año. Simplemente llámenos al (707) 964-1251 para programar su examen de Papanicolaou o su examen de bienestar femenino
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January 3, 2024 0

Medi-Cal helps you and your family stay healthy. Even if you’ve been denied for full Medi-Cal recently, see if you’re eligible now. Immigration status does not matter. Applying will not affect your immigration status. Learn more at GetMedi-CalCoverage.dhcs.ca.gov.

Medi-Cal lo ayuda a usted y a su familia a mantenerse saludables. Aunque le hayan denegado Medi-Cal completo recientemente, averigüe si ahora es elegible. No importa su estatus migratorio. Solicitarlo no afectará su estatus migratorio. Obtenga más información en ObtengaMedi-Cal.dhcs.ca.gov.

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December 29, 2023 0
Mendocino Coast Clinics will be closed on Monday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.
 
If you need us, please call (707) 964-1251 and ask to speak to the provider on call.
 
We wish you a happy New Year!
 
Mendocino Coast Clinics se cerrará el lunes, 1 de enero en ocasión del Día de Año Nuevo.
 
Si necesita contactarnos, por favor llame al 964-1251 y pregunte por el proveedor en guardia.
 
¡Les deseamos un feliz año nuevo!

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