COVID-19 Case Update

A Press Release was issued earlier today by San Juan County following three new cases of COVID-19. One of the cases on Orcas, and in all three cases the cause was from outside the community and the person was already fully vaccinated.…

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Island Primary Care – Orcas Update

From Superintendent Presson

It’s been two months since Island Primary Care – Orcas took over operations of the two primary care clinics on the island, joining the former UW Medicine and Orcas Family Health Center practices into one. We thank the providers and staff for their hard work and dedication over the past 10 weeks.…

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June 15th Agenda is posted

The Agenda and materials for the June 15th Regular Board meeting are now posted. You can go directly to the meetings folder HERE.

Meetings begin at 5 pm and continue to be held remote. Details to join the Zoom meeting are below and are also listed on the Agenda.…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

A Message from San Juan County Public Health

Since early 2020, the County’s Public Health Department has been providing care to every islander for COVID-19 related issues. During that time, the Department’s staff has had to pause many of their normal programs and activities.…

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Agenda is posted

The next Regular meeting of the Orcas Island Health Care District’s Board of Commissioners is scheduled for 5 pm on Tuesday, May 18th. The meeting will be held remote and the Zoom information can be found on the Agenda, or below.…

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Island Primary Care – Orcas Update from First Month

The new Clinic under Island Hospital’s leadership started seeing patients on Monday, April 5th. Over the first month, the team provided 930 patient care visits. The types of services delivered included:

  • 629 provider visits
  • 152 lab visits
  • 143 nurse visits
  • 6 in person after hours emergent visits

In addition to the activity within the Clinic, Island Hospital’s  Call Center team in Anacortes has been handling a large volume of calls from the Orcas community.…

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Celebrating National Nurses Week 2021

As today marks the start of National Nurses Week 2021, the OIHCD would like to recognize the incredible work of the Island Primary Care – Orcas clinical support team. This includes not only the Registered Nurses (RN) but the Medical Assistants (MA) and Phlebotomist.…

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