Influenza Information for 2014
Skagit Regional Health encourages everyone over six months of age to get a flu shot every year. Find out more about who is at most risk, flu symptoms and where to get a flu shot. 

Skagit Regional Health Receives an “A” from Leapfrog
Skagit Regional Health has earned an “A” in the Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2013 Hospital Safety Score initiative, which includes a review of 28 safety measures. The “A” is a deserved recognition of our hospital’s continued national leadership in promoting patient safety. Read more.

Agreement between hospital districts will keep physicians in Sedro-Woolley
The Boards of Commissioners of Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 1, Skagit Regional Health, and Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 304, United General Hospital have signed an interlocal agreement that allows the providers and staff of Skagit Regional Clinics to continue to serve the health care needs of patients from the current Sedro-Woolley location. Read more.

Skagit Valley Hospital board votes to begin strategic alliance negotiations with PeaceHealth
The Skagit Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners voted on Thursday, August 29, to enter into strategic alliance negotiations with PeaceHealth, which includes its proposed strategic collaboration with UW Medicine. Read more.

Three public hospitals join forces: Seek relationship with larger health care system
The Boards of Commissioners of three public hospitals in Skagit and Snohomish counties approved the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek a partnership with a larger health care system in the region. The Boards of Commissioners of Cascade Valley, Island and Skagit Valley hospitals unanimously approved the plan in a joint board meeting on March 19 at the WSU Research and Extension Unit, in Mount Vernon. Read more about the RFP for potential partners.

Skagit Regional Clinics Breaks Ground on New Mount Vernon Clinic
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Monday, May 6 at 11 a.m. to kick off construction of a new 39,000 square foot clinic that will be built at 2320 Freeway Drive in Mount Vernon.  Learn more about the groundbreaking for SRC - Riverbend.

Cascade Skagit Health Alliance Opens to Patients
Cascade Skagit Health Alliance, a 42,000-square foot multi-specialty medical facility in Smokey Point is now open to patients. Cascade Skagit Health Alliance is a collaboration by Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics in Arlington and Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon.  Learn more about Cascade Skagit Health Alliance. 

Skagit Regional Clinics
The merger of Skagit Valley Hospital and Skagit Valley Medical Center is official on July 1, 2010, marking the debut of Skagit Regional Clinics. The integration of the two organizations is designed to improve access to quality, evidence-based health care services and enhance recruitment and retention of providers to the region including Skagit, Island, San Juan and north Snohomish counties. Read more about Skagit Regional Clinics.

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