Welcome to the website of San Juan County Public Hospital District #3, doing business as Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD).

Orcas Island Health Care District was formed by a 76% vote of the people on April 24th, 2018. The five Commissioners were elected during the same election and were sworn in on May 8, 2018. The Commissioners serve as the governing Board and their initial terms are as follows:

  • Richard Fralick, President (Seat 1; term ends 2023)
  • Pegi Groundwater (Seat 2; term ends 2021)
  • Art Lange (Seat 3; term ends 2023)
  • Diane Boteler (Seat 4; term ends 2019)
  • Patty Miller, Secretary (Seat 5; term ends 2021)

The Regular Board meetings are scheduled every Tuesday from 4 to 6 pm at the Eastsound Fire Hall. The public is invited to attend all Board meetings, and meeting materials will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of meeting dates. Any meeting cancellations will also be posted online at least 24 hours in advance of cancellation.

This website is currently a work in progress.  For the moment, you’ll find the following information:

  • Meeting Documents including Agenda & supporting materials that will be acted upon in the meeting
  • A list of Agendas can also be found on a separate tab
  • Minutes of Regular & Special Board meetings, once approved
  • News Flash & Notices will provide information on any meeting changes and also let you know when meeting materials are posted
  • Board Resolutions lists all adopted Resolutions
  • Governing Documents including Bylaws, Clinical Service Agreements, Polices & Procedures and Budgets
  • Contact information for District Commissioners and Superintendent
  • Meetings Calendar provides information of all Board meetings including venue, time and any changes to the regular schedule, as well as when the District Office is open