News & Events

Confluence Health Med Takeback Boxes Have Collected More Than ¾ Ton Unused Medications Since Implementation

Med Takeback Day is October 27, 2018

Washington’s “Med Takeback Day” is set for Saturday, October 27,2018. It is a day when health care organizations remind citizens to safely dispose of unused and expired medications that could be potentially abused or accidentally ingested. Since installing medical takeback boxes in locations around North Central Washington, Confluence Health has collected 1,650 pounds of unused...

Confluence Health Commits, Reinvests in Grant County Services

For nearly 40 years, Confluence Health has supported Grant County and its surrounding communities with primary and specialty healthcare. We are proud to strengthen that commitment by announcing plans to build a much-needed radiation treatment facility in Moses Lake, and to acquire property and to construct a new medical office building that will house our...

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...