2022 Orcas Health Care Survey

District Conducts Health Care Needs Assessment

Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) is developing a strategic plan to guide them in developing needed services. A first step in the process to engage Orcas Islanders is to learn the types of services we need and use. Commissioners…

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Island Health Hosts June Events

From Rachel Lambert for Island Health Primary Care – Orcas

Island Health offers online cholesterol class

Join Registered Dietitian Amber Phillips for an informative 30-minute talk on small changes you can make to your diet beyond the standard advice to reduce saturated fat and cholesterol intake.…

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After Hours Care at Island Health Clinic

With support from Orcas Island Health Care District, Island Health has made considerable improvements in access to after-hours care. Here’s the information you need to know:

How-To Guide: After-Hours Care

If you’re experiencing a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack or stroke, call 9-1-1.

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New Machine Tops 1,100 X-rays

Island Primary Care – Orcas Medical Director, Dr. Frank James and Radiology Technician, Joy Cartisser are pictured with Ms. Fannie O’Leary beside the Orcas Island Health Care District’s new X-ray machine at the Island Health Primary Care – Orcas clinic.

This X-ray machine was made possible through a generous gift to the community by Ms.…

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Job Opening — OIHCD Superintendent

Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) is seeking applicants for the position of District Superintendent. The Superintendent position is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of healthcare for the members of our community. The Superintendent is the chief administrative officer of the district with a wide range of functions including financial and administrative responsibilities, providing Board support, and interfacing with our community.…

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Health Care District Welcomes New Commissioner

At the April 5 meeting, Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) Commissioners appointed Marie Michnich to serve the remainder of Richard Fralick’s term. Ms. Michnich will serve until the November 2023 elections. By way of introduction, she has shared the following information and insights with me.…

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