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New walk-in Inner Southeast clinic offers care to all

by: DAVID F. ASHTON - Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare CEO Derald Walker and OHSU Family Medicine Executive Director Erwin Teuber stand by - as Division-Clinton Business Association President Jean Baker cuts a ceremonial ribbon, signaling the opening of the joint venture: The Cascadia Plaza walk-in physical and mental health care clinic.Nonprofit partners OHSU and Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare cut a ceremonial ribbon on June 21, opening the doors to a new walk-in family medicine clinic on Division Street.

All services are open and available for all, whether insured or uninsured, assured Erwin Teuber, executive director of “OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond”. “This collaborative venture is intended to increase access to, and promote care for, the whole person – both physical and mental/behavioral.”

While the new clinic accepts patients coming from any geographic location, Teuber told THE BEE that the new clinic’s service emphasis area is south to Woodstock Boulevard and east to S.E. 82nd Avenue.

Most of the same services currently available at “OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond”, only three blocks to the west at 39th (Chavez), will also be available at the new walk-in clinic, he said.

The non-emergency health care clinic is located at Cascadia Plaza, 4212 S.E. Division Street, and is open from 8 am, to 8 p.m, Monday through Friday; and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays.