Latest stories from Eastern Washington

A fast lane for teens on the road to recovery

At 12 years old, June* had experienced more hardships than most may face in their lifetime. The loss of one parent to suicide, followed by the unexpected death of a step-parent, lead her into a dark depression. She began using marijuana, alcohol and meth to ....
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Finding a safe place to heal

While it may be impossible to erase the painful memories of a violent crime, Providence is easing some of the burdens victims face as they recover and rebuild their lives. Following a violent crime, a victim may come to one of our emergency departments for medical attention but won’t feel safe enough to talk about how the injuries happened ....
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A community court with heart

Every Monday the meeting rooms of Spokane’s downtown library are transformed into a courtroom and resource center. The makeshift community court provides alternatives to jail time for those who commit non-violent misdemeanor offenses typically connected to homelessness, such as trespassing or drinking alcohol in a public place ....
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How we discover the needs of our communities

We collaborate with many partners to identify the greatest areas of need through community health needs assessments. Then our solutions are reflected in community health improvement plans. View all ››

About Providence Health & Services in Eastern Washington

Providence Health Care is the eastern Washington region of Providence Health & Services. Our network of services includes Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital – both nationally recognized for quality care – as well as two critical access hospitals in Colville and Chewelah. A full continuum of services are provided through the Providence Medical Park in Spokane Valley (a comprehensive multi-specialty center), three urgent care centers, home health, assisted living, adult day health and skilled nursing care. Providence Medical Group of Eastern Washington includes more than 700 physicians and advanced practitioners, including primary care providers, surgical subspecialists and medical specialists.