Skagit County 9-1-1 update

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As of 11:48 AM 12/28 — 911 calls are getting through. However, CenturyLink is still making system-wide repairs, which could result in a temporary drop in services again, so they are not declaring the system totally … Read More

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November 2018 – Employee of the Month

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The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for November is Andrea Kunze RN who works in our Surgical Services’ post-anesthesia care unit (PACU). As a PACU nurse, Andrea monitors patients’ vital signs, treats pain and nausea, and comforts patients … Read More

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The Heather Zeilstra Story

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Faced with Stage 3 invasive ductal carcinoma, Heather Zeilstra was petrified. Her nerves were quickly settled when Dr. Oman explained the plan and shared her own personal journey with cancer. “Dr. Oman helped me make the most … Read More

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FMA Women’s Health clinic opens

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A newly renovated space in the Island Medical Center (adjacent to the Island Hospital main 24th Street entrance) has allowed Fidalgo Medical Associates obstetrics and gynecology providers a dedicated space to practice, as well as … Read More

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ChemoQuilters sew comfort

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On Wednesday mornings at 10, in the Fellowship Hall of Westminster Presbyterian Church, a small number of quilters begin to filter in, and the work resumes. In 2005, Shelly Withall, former owner of an Anacortes … Read More

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October 2018 – Employee of the Month

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The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for October is Clinical Informatics Specialist Eva Hardesty. In her job, Eva evaluates data and processes to improve the workflow of clinical information. Advocating for both patients and caregivers, she uses her … Read More

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September 2018 Employee of the Month

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The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for September is Certified Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator, Desiree Richards. Desiree shares her time at Island Hospital between the Acute Care and Emergency Departments. She is kind and always ready … Read More

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