Recent member news: 1/14/2022

January 14, 2022

Peacehealth St. Joseph Medical Center limiting procedures to expand capacity for COVID patients
We are expanding to other areas within the hospital to create additional capacity…One strategy for creating this additional capacity is to significantly limit the number of procedures we do in the hospital…

Shortage of supplies limits COVID-19 testing at Town Toyota Center to symptomatic individuals
Avoid long wait times at our Emergency Department or Walk-in Clinics by visiting the triage center, with shorter wait times to help patients who are worked about their condition know whether they should be concerned or not,” Confluence Health officials stated

Confluence Health career fair in Wenatchee seeks job candidates
Confluence Health, the region’s largest health care provider, held a career fair Saturday to begin filling the 700 positions open across all of its locations…

UW Medicine town hall discusses increase in hospitalizations amid omicron-induced loss of staff
John Lynch, the medical director of infection prevention and control at Harborview Medical Center, raised concern on the status of hospitalizations…

Clark County data: Vaccines effective
Hospital officials in Clark County are pleading with residents to get vaccinated and boosted when possible…

Hospital increases bed count in wake of COVID variant
“We are extremely concerned to see these numbers, and urgently ask community members to take the precautions that we know will help keep hospitalizations down,” said Dr. Sudhakar Karlapudi, chief medical officer for PeaceHealth’s Northwest network…


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