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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

As of April 15, 2021, everyone in Washington age 16 and over is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Please visit our vaccine page for information on how to schedule an appointment.

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MultiCare Changing Minds Virtual Luncheon will help make recovery possible for people like Jaclyn

Posted on Apr. 21, 2021 ( comments)
At 8 and a half, Jaclyn wrote a letter expressing her wish to end her life. 

How to prepare for allergy season

Posted on Apr. 12, 2021 ( comments)
Spring in the Inland Northwest means sunny days, blossoming trees, and colorful flower buds — but for many, it can also mean seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies often begin in February or March and last through early summer, though a variety of factors including precipitation levels, mild winter temperatures, and climate can extend the allergy season well into the fall.

COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy: what you should know

Posted on Mar. 26, 2021 ( comments)
Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine if you’re pregnant, breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant? We spoke with board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist Loren Molina, MD, to better understand current guidelines. 

The importance of staying active

Posted on Mar. 22, 2021 ( comments)
If there’s one thing that Greg Lang, PA-C, wants you to know, it’s that it’s really not that difficult to be active. You probably don’t consider daily household tasks, chores and errands to be exercise, but much of your daily routine can be categorized as such. While it’s not to say that mowing your lawn is equivalent to going for a run, but activities that increase your heart rate fall into different categories that do qualify as exercise.

Ready to lose that extra quarantine weight? Here’s a few tips before beginning your weight loss journey.

Posted on Mar. 22, 2021 ( comments)

During the past year, as many of us shifted our everyday lives to inside the four walls of our homes and our favorite restaurants and gyms closed, our health, unfortunately, took the brunt of the consequences.  

MultiCare Heart Strings for Hope concert will help people like Rebecca

Posted on Mar. 8, 2021 ( comments)
For 63-year-old Rebecca Brockway, her experiences with depression and mania go back to adolescence.

Dr. Uma Krishnan is a champion for women’s heart health

Posted on Feb. 26, 2021 ( comments)
In February, hearts rule. While the shape immediately calls to mind all things Valentine’s Day, the second month of the year is also a time when the United States spotlights the risks of cardiovascular disease and prevention.

Making routine eye care a priority

Posted on Feb. 12, 2021 ( comments)

The health of your eyes is important enough to merit an annual eye exam. If you don’t believe me just close them for the rest of the day and try to get anything done. Regardless of your day to day activities your eyes are playing a crucial role in your ability to function and until you have that first eye exam you may not be aware that your visual experience isn’t as good as it otherwise could be. 

MultiCare Behavioral Health Network partners with KING 5 on “Are You Okay?” series

Posted on Feb. 5, 2021 ( comments)

Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful and overwhelming. In the state of Washington, nearly 1.8 million adults have reported symptoms of anxiety, according to the Washington State Department of Health’s January 4 COVID-19 Behavioral Health Impact Situation Report.

New Year, New Foods, New Nutrition

Posted on Jan. 12, 2021 ( comments)