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  • Antibiotics are only needed for treating certain infections caused by bacteria. Viral illnesses CANNOT be treated with antibiotics. Click image below to view full PDF

  • Friday, December 7, 2018 the Forks Community Hospital will be participating in an interdepartmental evacuation drill. The Long Term Care Facilities will be completely evacuated. No Long Term Care visitors are permitted between 1 and 4 pm on 12/07/18.

  • We have been working with Dr. James in hopes of him becoming part of our team as an employee, operating a Family Practice Clinic in his current clinic location. I thought he was going to sign a contract with us, but he has accepted another...

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration HRSA NEWS ROOM https://www.hrsa.gov/about/news/press-releases/hrsa-recognizes-champions-of-rural-health.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2018 CONTACT:

  • Forks Community Hospital is one of 20 hospitals on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Honor Roll. The Honor Roll consists of both very small and very large hospitals from Washington state.   Please see the email below we received from Kelly Kauber, A

  • At the Tuesday, Oct. 25, meeting of the Forks Community Hospital Board of Commissioners, Patricia Birch was selected to assume Gerry Lane’s commissioner position. Lane stepped down recently after he sold his home in the area. Birch, a former employee

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 18, 2016 Forks Community Hospital received the Washington State Hospital Association’s 2016 Achieving Best Care Award for its success in a broad variety of patient safety measures. This is a reflection of the strong co

  • Staff at Olympic Corrections Center responded once again this year to assist Forks Community Hospital’s Long Term Care (LTC) by donating candy for children trick or treating at the facility this Halloween. Three years ago, staff at the nursing home h

  • A few months ago Forks Community Hospital staff members, Laura Kripinski, Laci Johnson and Rebecca Wilson, started a fundraising campaign to provide automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to Forks Police Department vehicles. The hope was that throu

  • Forks, WA, June 30, 2016– Forks Ambulance has added a new vehicle to better serve the community of Forks and the surrounding areas.  A 2013 Ford Expedition, which we refer to as the “Command Vehicle” has been outfitted with emergency lighting, radios

  • You are having a heart attack! And if you live in Forks or the surrounding area, you know that we rely on our volunteer ambulance crews to drive from their homes to the ambulance shed at the hospital before they head out on the call....

  • Tuesday, June 7, was a great day for a disaster drill. It was partly sunny, a high of 74 degrees and a light breeze. When the real thing happens it probably will be dark, raining sideways and 40 degrees. That is why planning now is...

  • Forks Community Hospital would like to welcome back LaRayne Ness, ARNP, to the Bogachiel Clinic.  She will be fulfilling the Pain Management role starting January 1, 2016. Dr. Carol Allchin has decided to stay on after finishing her locums contract.