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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: HRSA PRESS OFFICE 301-443-3376 Today, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) acknowledged seven rural organizations from across the nation as champions in providing high-quality access to health care...

The Forks Ambulance will be holding CPR class on the last Friday of every month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost will be $50 per student. The class will consist of the American Heart Association Heartsaver Adult/Pediatric/Infant CPR with AED and 1st Aid. Each student...

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, Antimicrobial Stewardship Coordinator from the Department of Health. Dear Forks ...

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 at FCH, brings with her a...

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 had placed a notice in the...

Thank you for your interest in the EMT certification program through Forks Community Hospital. Anyone interested in becoming a part of this dynamic and motivated organization, please look for upcoming classes in 2018. The course fee is to be determined. Feel free to contact us...

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 through donations and Outfitters non-profit receipt program to raise enough...

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...