News & Events

NOTICE: High Water/Flooding in North Country

Due to the unseasonably warm weather, heavy flooding is expected to worsen in Okanogan County, with likely impacts to our clinics and regional healthcare. Impacts will vary depending on location, but heaviest flooding is expected in the Oroville area, with Tonasket and Omak also expected to see impacts related to high water and flooding. The...

Confluence Health CSI

Confluence Health is proud to bring local teens the CSI Program (Caring Student Interns).  The CSI program is for teens between the ages of 14 and 15.  Teens with an interest in learning about health careers will have the opportunity to learn medical skills such as measuring blood pressures, donning gloves, gowns & masks, high...

Community Doctor of the Month

Dr. Petra Swidler, MD named “Community Doctor of the Month” by Ohana OT Pediatric Therapy Specialists Congratulations to Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Petra Swidler, MD! Ohana OT Pediatric Therapy Specialists selected Dr. Swidler as their “Community Doctor of the Month”. Her work enhancing our youngest community members’ development, coordination, and normalizing neurologic pathways has not gone...

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018

Confluence Health Named to Becker’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for the Second Year in a Row.  Confluence Health, Central Washington’s largest healthcare system, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” by industry publication, Becker’s Hospital Review. For the...

Hospital ER Access Affected

Construction is coming to roads leading to Central Washington Hospital, and could affect your commute for the next 5 months. Construction work on Red Apple Road is set to start Monday, April 16. During that time, Red Apple Road between S. Miller Street and Okanogan Ave. will be closed to through traffic, with no parking...

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. It’s a great time to clean out your medicine cabinet! Protect our...

Health Care Executive of the Year

Congratulations Dr. Rutherford, on being named the “Health Care Executive of the Year” for Seattle Business Magazine’s 2018 Leaders in Health Care. In 2013, Dr. Peter Rutherford led two organizations through an affiliation that made a big commitment to the people of our region: to improve our patients’ health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate...

Concussion Summit 2018

Heads Up on Concussions: Lessons from the Frontline! Dates: Thursday, March 15, from 7:30 to 9:00 PM Location: Wenatchee Convention Center, 121 N Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801   Click here to Download and Print flyer

NCWLife Heart Breaker 5k

NCWLife features Confluence Health’s Provider Kathleen Love and discusses the Heart Beaker 5k. WENATCHEE- Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States and nearly a quarter of all deaths in the U.S. are caused by heart disease. February is designated as American Heart Month to bring...

Wenatchee Heart Breaker 5k

RunWenatchee, Confluence Health and Wenatchee Valley Medical Group are putting on the Heart Breaker 5K fun run during Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and about ways to commit to a healthy lifestyle. In addition to the 5K run/walk on the Apple Capital Loop Trail, several organizations will be on hand at Pybus...