When any amount of pain is present in your body, it can interfere with your life to varying degrees. But when chronic or severe pain begins holding you back from participating in the things you … Read More
Importance of Herd Immunity and Continuation of Vaccination As COVID-19 cases decline due to increasing vaccination rates, many people are looking forward to the return of pre-pandemic norms. However, this return is impossible for some … Read More
I hope this update finds you and your loved ones healthy and enjoying the beautiful summer weather in the Pacific Northwest. We made it through the heatwave, we’re emerging from the pandemic, and we’re looking … Read More
For years, community members have been able to access health education classes and screenings such as blood-pressure checks, cholesterol screening, and vitamin D tests at Island Hospital. Taught by our talented doctors, nurses, therapists and … Read More
As we head into fall, we compound our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with the onset of flu season. Influenza and COVID-19 are both very contagious respiratory illnesses caused by two different viruses: influenza and … Read More
The popular Tuesday Farm Stand at Island Hospital, sponsored by the Island Hospital Employee Wellness committee, opens June 9 in the courtyard near the hospital’s 24th Street main entrance. The IH Farm Stand is the … Read More
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
The Island Hospital Employee of the Month for December is Debbie Ekstrom, Clinic Scheduler in the Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Department. Debbie is able to deal with fragile and often vulnerable patients with grace and … Read More
Allie Perez, Anacortes High School sophomore, wrote an article for the school paper The Seahawk, about the “Real Heroes of the Holidays” – nurses, firefighters and other public-safety workers. She and friend Helena Pleet, AHS junior, … Read More
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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