News & Events

Presenting Opioids

Town Hall Community Talks

Our goal, at Confluence Health, is to appropriately and safely treat conditions without contributing to the pattern of abuse or misuse of controlled substance medications. Therefore, our primary care departments have rolled out a prescribing guideline for our organization that provides structure to our prescribing practices of controlled substances. Please join us as Family Physician Dr. David Kolde and Pharmacist Laurel Aaberg...

Flu Clinics

It’s flu season.  We’ve got you covered. Getting vaccinated annually is the very best way to avoid the flu and stay healthy. At Confluence Health, we are offering the flu vaccine with your primary care provider (no appointment necessary), Walk-in clinics (Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Moses Lake, Omak Clinc – Adults Only), and at several drop-in clinics...

Wenatchee Walk-In Clinic Hours Changing

Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics Changes Hours of Operation for Walk-In Clinic Wenatchee, WA- September 26, 2018 – Starting October 1st, 2018, the Walk-In Clinic at Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics will update hours of operation to 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. This change allows Confluence Health to more efficiently staff...

CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL ACHIEVES THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S MISSION LIFELINE GOLD PLUS STEMI AWARD

Central Washington Hospital achieves the American Heart Association’s Mission Lifeline Gold Plus STEMI Award WENATCHEE, WA — Central Washington Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than...

Pharmacy Notice

At Confluence Health, we strive to provide the highest value healthcare, close to home. To do this, we must constantly evaluate how best to serve our communities. Over the past couple years, we have found it increasingly difficult to compete with the buying power of large national chains in the retail pharmacy business. Because of...

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...