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BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 7TH - ADMITTING RENOVATION Monday, January 7th, renovations will begin in the admitting portion of Forks Community Hospital. We ask that you enter the hospital as usual and follow the signs to the temporary admitting area. We apologize for any inconvenience this may...

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. Click image below to view full PDF ...

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: 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...

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...

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...