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Tiji McClendon, a chaplain at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and in the National Guard, had the privilege of giving the opening prayer for the Washington state Legislature on Feb. 3.
It's true, the world's youngest person was born Sunday at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital -- until an even younger person was born somewhere else on this planet. On average, a baby is born every 4.2 seconds, according to world population statistics.
Tuesday, Jan. 24 update: All MultiCare locations are open as scheduled today except for the MultiCare Auburn Urgent Care, 202 Cross St. S.E. in Auburn, which will open at noon today. Power has been restored to the building.
If you have questions, call 1-800-342-9919.
View a collection of images from around MultiCare after a winter storm Jan. 18-20 brought snow and ice to Western Washington.
The free MyChart app - which lets MultiCare patients access medical records, ask their doctor questions, review test results and more - is now available for iPhone and Android mobile devices.
"At this time of year, there's more opportunity and less supervision," said Dr. Ted Walkley, an Emergency Department physician at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. "If it can be put in the mouth, a child will ingest it."
A $1 million donation from Norman and Barbara Simon will improve access to holistic care as part of cancer treatment at MultiCare Regional Cancer Center locations throughout the South Sound.
A baby's heart defect was detected thanks to a painless test offered to newborns at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. "I feel very lucky that we decided to do the test. I feel very lucky that we were at Tacoma General," the boy's mother told KING 5 TV. "I think the stars aligned. Somebody was looking out for us, for him, and it essentially saved his life."
Thanks to video chat equipment normally used for telemedicine visits between doctors and patients, Santa Claus greeted young patients in their hospital beds Tuesday at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma.
Emergency Medical Services Coordinator Parents and even grandparents of children who ride in car seats should take note of new safety recommendations from the American Acade...