Recent member news: 8/12/2021

August 12, 2021

Providence returns to no-visitors policy Wednesday as COVID-19 Delta variant cases rise
Providence Southwest Washington hospitals, including Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia and its clinics, will return to a no-visitors policy on Wednesday, the health care network announced Tuesday…

Olympic Peninsula hospital staffs to be vaccinated
Forks Community Hospital is working on specific plans for its unvaccinated staff to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, said Heidi Anderson, chief executive officer…

Sacred Heart, Holy Family stop elective surgeries as hospitals face spike in COVID-19 patients
Facing a new onslaught of patients with COVID-19, Providence Health Care officials announced Tuesday that all non-emergency surgeries and procedures will be halted at Sacred Heart Medical Center and Holy Family Hospital…

Health care unions support of vaccines, want mandates bargained in contract talks
Last week MultiCare and Providence, which operate all of the hospitals in Spokane County, announced they would require vaccinations for employees…

Nurse Consult Line reopened for COVID-19
Jefferson Healthcare has relaunched its dedicated COVID-19 Nurse Consult Line in response to the increase in coronavirus cases…

Jefferson Healthcare announces new restrictions on visitors
Jefferson Healthcare has adopted strict restrictions to the hospital’s visitation policy to limit visitors coming o campus buildings..

Hospital capacity is tight as a new COVID-19 surge takes off in Spokane, with some facilities postponing nonemergency surgeries
Some hospitals are delaying planned procedures as the surging number of coronavirus patients in the Inland Northwest and the rest of the state taxes an already drained health system…


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