Latest stories from Northwest Washington

Shelter offers the homeless a place for rest and healing

When most of us are discharged from the hospital emergency department with a prescription for “medical rest,” we have a safe, warm bed to go home to for recovery and healing. But, for hundreds of homeless people in Washington’s Snohomish County ....
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Understanding community needs for better health

Providence spent $62 million in community benefit programs in 2016, guided by the Community Health Needs Assessment ....
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A nurse with a heart for refugees

For refugees who call Snohomish County, Wash., their new home and safe haven from war and other disasters, Providence nurse practitioner Carol McCahon is there to help ....
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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 Northwest Washington

Since 1905, Providence Health & Services has provided compassionate care to communities in Northwest Washington. We serve the residents of five counties – Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, San Juan and Island – through a comprehensive network of facilities and services.