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  • Providence proposes Primary Care for All to address disparities

    Providence proposes Primary Care for All to address disparities

    Providence is proposing a seven-point plan featuring Primary Care for All to address racial disparities in healthcare.

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  • Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Program Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Award

    Providence Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Program Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Award

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  • Providence opens innovative center to provide seniors with healthcare, long-term care and social services

    Providence opens innovative center to provide seniors with healthcare, long-term care and social services

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  • Providence Health Care Invests in the Health of Inland Northwest Communities

    Providence Health Care Invests in the Health of Inland Northwest Communities

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  • Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

    Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award

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  • 'We have come together,' Holy Cross Medical Center teams in action

    'We have come together,' Holy Cross Medical Center teams in action

    David Crane captured portraits of members of the Providence Holy Cross Medical Center team in their element.

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  • Providence Offers Breakthrough Radiation Technology to Cancer Patients

    Providence Offers Breakthrough Radiation Technology to Cancer Patients

    Providence Cancer Institute now offers cancer patients the most cutting-edge radiation technology in the world.

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  • Volunteers in Action

    Our youth volunteers have given hundreds of hours of their time to Providence Holy Cross and during the COVID-19 pandemic many have been showing their appreciation with handmade thank you cards and tr

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  • Providence leaders join a panel at Ideagen's Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

    Providence leaders join a panel at Ideagen's Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit

    Providence leaders joined a power panel for the Ideagen Global Innovation 2030 Digital Summit.

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  • Telehealth’s next big hurdles: integration and payment

    Telehealth’s next big hurdles: integration and payment

    Experts share what is needed to continue adopting telehealth for future growth.

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  • Patients are on board with health trackers but don't trust consumer wearables

    Patients are on board with health trackers but don't trust consumer wearables

    Dr. Todd Czartoski weighs in on the effectiveness of health care technology.

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  • Dr. George Diaz on lower coronavirus deaths as cases spike

    Dr. George Diaz on lower coronavirus deaths as cases spike

    Dr. George Diaz speaks with Fox News on where the U.S. is with the coronavirus.

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  • Nurse-ethicist-professor identifies most of all as healer

    Nurse-ethicist-professor identifies most of all as healer

    Johnny Cox was announced the 2020 winner of CHA's Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as a healer.

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  • How effective can contact tracing apps be as employees return to work

    How effective can contact tracing apps be as employees return to work

    Dr. Rhonda Medows on contact tracing apps and containing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

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  • President and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., honored as one of the ‘most influential’ people in health care

    President and CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., honored as one of the ‘most influential’ people in health care

    Modern Healthcare has named Rod Hochman, M.D. as one of the “50 Most Influential People in Healthcare.”

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  • Providence hires new chief legal officer with international experience

    Providence hires new chief legal officer with international experience

    Providence has named A. Verona Dorch as its new executive vice president and chief legal officer.

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  • New phase I immuno-oncology study for HPV16+ cancers

    New phase I immuno-oncology study for HPV16+ cancers

    An unmet clinical need exists for patients with cancers associated with human papillomavirus. A new phase I study at Providence Cancer Institute will evaluate a novel biologic therapy in patients with

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  • A World Traveler Who Loved Her Hometown

    A World Traveler Who Loved Her Hometown

    It’s little surprise that Pamela Ryan, a Hermosa Beach woman who died last August at age 73, decided to remember Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers Torrance and San Pedro in her estate.

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  • Providence Hospitals Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

    Providence Hospitals Honored for Excellence in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

    Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is being recognized in the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide.

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  • Providence executives discuss launching telehealth program during pandemic

    Providence executives discuss launching telehealth program during pandemic

    Providence shares their experience launching and maintaining a telehealth program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Providence taps video tool to help facilitate end of life discussions

    Providence taps video tool to help facilitate end of life discussions

    Providence is stepping up to address end-of-life care through videos focused on patient education to start the conversation.

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  • Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority directs $500,000 to Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative

    Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority directs $500,000 to Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative

    United Way of Anchorage and multiple community partners will provide 150 new housing units and offer intensive case management

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  • Alaska CARES' holistic treatment helps young abuse victims recover and thrive

    Alaska CARES' holistic treatment helps young abuse victims recover and thrive

    Alaska CARES is a program that focuses on helping coordinate a response to the maltreatment of a child.

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  • Cancer Immunotherapy Month

    Cancer Immunotherapy Month

    June is Cancer Immunotherapy MonthTM, an initiative to call attention to cancer immunotherapy, a specialized field focused on harnessing the power of the immune system to cure cancer.

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  • Providence at forefront of COVID-19 clinical research

    Providence at forefront of COVID-19 clinical research

    The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) brought about an unprecedented global threat to public health. Providence has been at the forefront of COVID-19 treatment and research in the United

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  • Dr. Henry R. Wolfe Dedicates 100th Birthday to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    Dr. Henry R. Wolfe Dedicates 100th Birthday to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

    Henry R. Wolfe, MD, committed to walking 100 laps around his apartment complex by his 100th birthday on May 26 to support the #HeroesatSaintJoes and Minutes Matter campaigns at Providence Saint Joseph

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  • Caregivers ride emotional roller coaster from heroic wins to devastating loss

    Caregivers ride emotional roller coaster from heroic wins to devastating loss

    Giving caregivers the opportunity to talk about the cause of their distress and mental health clinicians.

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  • How remdesivir moved from back shelf to best hope for treating COVID-19

    How remdesivir moved from back shelf to best hope for treating COVID-19

    Remdesivir’s journey from idea to treatment is unprecedented.

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  • Generations of Care and Generosity

    Generations of Care and Generosity

    From broken bones to the birth of their children, and even a heart surgery, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center has cared for many generations of the Kashani family, who have b

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  • A Family Legacy of Care and Giving

    A Family Legacy of Care and Giving

    The story of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and the name Albert “Al” Ghirardelli go hand in hand. Mr. Ghirardelli has been involved with Holy Cross since its inception more than 50 years ago. In

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana

    Thank you for your support of Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center. It makes a meaningful difference to our patients and their families, our community, and our compassionate caregivers.

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  • 2019 impact of Philanthropy at Providence Saint Joseph

    2019 impact of Philanthropy at Providence Saint Joseph

    Thanks to you, we have made great progress towards our $78 million Minutes Matter Campaign. More than $63 million has been raised towards this goal and the hospital was able to break ground on constru

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Little Company of Mary

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Little Company of Mary

    Thanks to you, 2019 has been one of the most successful years in Providence Little Company of Mary's history, including completing the foundation's $10 million fundraising initiative in support of the

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  • 2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Holy Cross

    2019 Impact of Philanthropy at Providence Holy Cross

    Thanks to you, 2019 was a phenomenal year for our medical center. Most significantly, the Foundation celebrated successfully completing its $6.4 million Little Miracles fundraising initiative to incre

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  • Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Researchers at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute in Portland, Oregon, will join oncology professionals around the world for the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scient

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  • Jim Adam—Wasn’t Ready to Leave His Family

    Jim Adam—Wasn’t Ready to Leave His Family

    Jim Adam was raised with a love for cooking and food. This love of pizza, hot dogs and burgers was not only hereditary but an addiction.

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  • How hospitals can help communities respond to homelessness

    How hospitals can help communities respond to homelessness

    Dora Barilla, DrPH is calling on hospital systems to join in on efforts to serve the poor and vulnerable populations.

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  • Can you help sew masks? There is a need and we would appreciate your help.

    Can you help sew masks? There is a need and we would appreciate your help.

    If you know how to sew, you can help us provide safe care in our hospitals and clinics by sewing and donating cloth face masks.

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  • Journeys in bariatric surgery: Mia’s story

    Journeys in bariatric surgery: Mia’s story

    Mia Young-Adeyeba describes her life before and after having bariatric surgery at the Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center.

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  • Dr. George Diaz has hope for coronavirus treatments and cures

    Dr. George Diaz has hope for coronavirus treatments and cures

    Dr. George Diaz speaks with Fox News on the prospects for remdesivir as a potential treatment for the coronavirus.

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  • Providence ER clinics ready to serve patients

    Providence ER clinics ready to serve patients

    Health care experts are reminding patients that it is still important to get the care that is needed.

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  • Telemedicine — how primary care physicians connect with patients in a coronavirus world

    Telemedicine — how primary care physicians connect with patients in a coronavirus world

    Dr. Thomas LaGrelius is seeing health care providers working differently to connect with patients.

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  • COVID-19 amplifies already urgent need for solutions to homelessness

    COVID-19 amplifies already urgent need for solutions to homelessness

    Mike Butler is calling for a reform on how we are reducing homelessness so that we can end this crisis.

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  • US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal – here’s how

    US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal – here’s how

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips highlights the essential need for primary care to be universal.

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  • Pandemic laid bare emerging and ongoing ethical dilemmas

    Pandemic laid bare emerging and ongoing ethical dilemmas

    Providence had to be smart and nimble in how it responded to the virus, including how it handles the ethical dilemmas.

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  • The COVID pandemic is pushing for transformative change

    The COVID pandemic is pushing for transformative change

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips says it is important to that hospitals start thinking about the challenges for the future of care.

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  • Hospitals knew how to make money, then the coronavirus happened

    Hospitals knew how to make money, then the coronavirus happened

    As surgeries are canceled, business models are shifting and some of the hardest-hit hospitals may close.

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  • Rural hospitals make contingency plans to limit vulnerabilities

    Rural hospitals make contingency plans to limit vulnerabilities

    Rural hospitals are concerned about vulnerabilities but they’ve had the time to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases

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  • Early coronavirus patient survives to tell his story

    Early coronavirus patient survives to tell his story

    Patient zero survives to tell his story after 64 days in the hospital and 31 days in a coma. Doctors express his survival as a miracle.

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  • How the coronavirus will permanently change healthcare according to top industry leaders

    How the coronavirus will permanently change healthcare according to top industry leaders

    Dr. Rod Hochman spoke with Business Insider on how the coronavirus is changing the health care landscape permanently

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  • Providence partners with providers across SoCal for community health

    Providence partners with providers across SoCal for community health

    Providence has partnered up with five other health care systems with a mission to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed

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  • Ayin Health Solutions launches COVID-19 a suite of services to help employers

    Ayin Health Solutions launches COVID-19 a suite of services to help employers

    Ayin Health Solutions launched a COVID-19 toolkit for employers looking to bring staff back to the workplace

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  • Hoag Affiliation with Providence St. Joseph Health

    Hoag Affiliation with Providence St. Joseph Health

    As many of you know, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian joined St. Joseph Health eight years ago during a time of immense struggle for Hoag with the departure of the largest physician network...

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  • Covenant nurses on finding the right job

    Covenant nurses on finding the right job

    Three Covenant Health nurses on finding the right job fit. They share their advice on what to look for when job hunting.

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  • Taking telehealth to new heights

    Taking telehealth to new heights

    Providence went from around 700 video visits a month to 70,000 a week to respond the needs of staying at home and social distancing

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  • A field report with CIO B.J. Moore

    A field report with CIO B.J. Moore

    B.J. touches on cloud investments, remote working, and the changing health care landscape

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  • COVID-19: This week's good news round-up

    COVID-19: This week's good news round-up

    Here’s a look at some of our favorite examples of how people helping other people made things better this week.

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  • Innovation and Partnership for Healthier Housing

    Innovation and Partnership for Healthier Housing

    As a healthcare architect, I support RESO’s advocacy for healthy environments and environmental stewardship.

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  • How robots and other tech can make the fight against coronavirus safer

    How robots and other tech can make the fight against coronavirus safer

    Dr. Todd Czartoski speaks with PBS on how robots and telehealth are not replacing in-person care but helping keep human workers safe

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  • Dr. Rod Hochman provides a coronavirus update

    Dr. Rod Hochman provides a coronavirus update

    Dr. Hochman dives into the current state of the race for a vaccine and treatment with Bloomberg Businessweek

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  • Our emergency department is a safe place to receive emergency treatment care

    Our emergency department is a safe place to receive emergency treatment care

    Guisou Mahmoud, MD, FACEP, medical director for the Sue and Bill Gross Emergency Department at Mission Hospital addresses misconceptions on going to the ER

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  • Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips speaks with COVID-19 survivor, Darrin Godin

    Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips speaks with COVID-19 survivor, Darrin Godin

    At age 44 with no underlying health conditions, it came as a shock to Darrin Godin when he found himself waking up from a nine-day coma

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  • 3 nurses offer tips on managing sleep while working long shifts

    3 nurses offer tips on managing sleep while working long shifts

    Two nurses from Covenant Health offer tips to help manage sleeping while working long shifts

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  • Dr. Rhonda Medows on how coronavirus amplifies socioeconomic inequality

    Dr. Rhonda Medows on how coronavirus amplifies socioeconomic inequality

    Dr. Rhonda Medows speaks with Cheddar on how the populations that are underserved are not having access to resources needed for day-to-day survival

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  • Providence St. Vincent nurse caring for COVID-19 patients in NYC

    Providence St. Vincent nurse caring for COVID-19 patients in NYC

    Anita Ott-Hendrickson, a St. Vincent ER caregiver, left her home in Oregon to care for others in New York City to help fight the coronavirus

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  • Simple exercises to keep seniors active

    Simple exercises to keep seniors active

    Providence physical therapist Jamie Caulley share why it is important for seniors to stay active and healthy during the pandemic

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  • What happened to St. Joseph Hospital’s first coronavirus case

    What happened to St. Joseph Hospital’s first coronavirus case

    Darrin Godin, a previous St. Joseph employee, found himself fighting for his life against COVID-19 this past March

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  • Three lessons learned from the outbreak by Dr. Rod Hochman

    Three lessons learned from the outbreak by Dr. Rod Hochman

    As Providence has been dealing with the coronavirus for three months now, Dr. Rod Hochman recounts the lessons learned.

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  • Pushing on all cylinders to keep our health care workforce safe

    Pushing on all cylinders to keep our health care workforce safe

    Answering the call of our health care heroes, Providence launched 100 Million Mask Challenges to protect our health care workforce

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  • Providence Milwaukie nurse travels to New York to help during pandemic

    Providence Milwaukie nurse travels to New York to help during pandemic

    Kevin Pratt, a traveling Providence Milwaukie registered nurse, moved to New York to help care for those who have tested positive for COVID-19

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  • Providence Saint Joseph Foundation receives $100,000 from The Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation

    Providence Saint Joseph Foundation receives $100,000 from The Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation

    The Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation donated $100k to Providence in hopes to inspire others in the community to support COVID Heroes

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  • Actress Jennifer Stone talks about going from ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ to the frontline of the pandemic

    Actress Jennifer Stone talks about going from ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ to the frontline of the pandemic

    Actress Jennifer Stone on how she’s coping with COVID-19 as she went from Disney star to a nurse working on the frontlines

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  • Who will heal the healers when coronavirus is over?

    Who will heal the healers when coronavirus is over?

    Swedish Hospital doctors spoke with NPR on the effects of caregivers during this pandemic and how they’re navigating these times

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  • Merck joins Seattle consortium to uncover COVID-19's molecular workings

    Merck joins Seattle consortium to uncover COVID-19's molecular workings

    Merck & Co. began working with the Institute for Systems Biology to investigate the molecular mechanisms behind the novel coronavirus

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  • Delays in seeking care can make matters worse

    Delays in seeking care can make matters worse

    Providence experts on patients delaying care out of fear of exposure to the coronavirus, “delay in seeking care could make matters worse.”

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  • Physical anxiety symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

    Physical anxiety symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

    Anxiety can be challenging to identify – from physical symptoms to emotional ones, Dr. David Merrill lists symptoms to be on the watch for

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  • Local experts share tips for keeping safe as US Poison Control calls spike over chemical mixups

    Local experts share tips for keeping safe as US Poison Control calls spike over chemical mixups

    Dr. Loren Fong is urging people to use caution when cleaning with strong chemicals and to follow directions on cleaning product labels

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  • Shipment companies deliver needed medical supplies to remote communities

    Shipment companies deliver needed medical supplies to remote communities

    A shipment of supplies arrived at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in less than 15 hours after the request was made for face shields and masks

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  • How Providence is looking to restart surgeries in Washington

    How Providence is looking to restart surgeries in Washington

    "If we just stay locked down in our hospitals the way we are through the end of May, there wouldn't be much to come back to.”

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  • COVID-19 survivor thanks Sacred Heart healthcare workers

    COVID-19 survivor thanks Sacred Heart healthcare workers

    “No words can express how grateful I am,” said Ryan Ragaza-Bourassa after he was diagnosed with COVID-19 and had a lengthy stay in the hospital

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