Recent member news: 1/27/2022

January 27, 2022

National Guard team helping with COVID-19 testing at Providence Sacred Heart
Twenty members of the Washington National Guard are hard at work at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center…

National Guard called in to assist Kadlec
They’re being utilized in quite a few different ways,” Kadlec Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer Kirk Harper said…

COVID cases decline in Seattle area, surge moves east
Some hospitals have again started receiving requests from Idaho health care facilities looking for open beds, according to Jeannie Eylar, chief nursing officer at Pullman Regional Hospital…

Wenatchee COVID-19 triage site gets patients care they need without overwhelming Central Washington Hospital emergency department
Dr. Lance Jobe, a Confluence Health emergency physician, checks their oxygen level, heart rate, respiratory rate…The doctor then decides whether they need to go the hospital’s emergency department or can go home…

National Guard heading to some western Washington hospitals Tuesday amid 6th wave of pandemic
“The staff has been awesome. They’ve been really incredible…but I will tell you it’s a really welcome sign of relief to have the National Guard here on site,” [Harborview associate administrator Mark Taylor, RN] said…

National Guard members activated to support Confluence Health, 4 other hospitals
Washington National Guard members arrived at Confluence-Health Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee on Friday to help alleviate staffing demands

Emergency room or urgent care? Here’s what to know about where to go
“The more patients that come in for minor things, you’re going to wait longer and longer because we still are getting the car accidents and the heart attacks and the strokes,” said Greg Repetti, the President of MultiCare Deaconess and Valley Hospital…


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