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Monday, December 11, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 12/11/2017 - According to the National Weather Service, Kittitas County is under an air stagnation advisory, which may result in changing air quality conditions. The air stagnation advisory is expected to continue through Thursday, December 14. The range of air quality categories include good, moderate, unhealthy for sensitive groups, unhealthy, very unhealthy, and ...read more
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Monday, December 11, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (December 11, 2017) – Recent strategic planning and two recent property purchases have KVH adjusting its 2016 master site facilities plan.  In mid-2017, KVH purchased the 22,000 square foot former Royal Vista skilled nursing facility. More recently, the public hospital district acquired the 36,000 square foot three-story building near Super 1 and Rite Aid.  The KVH Board of ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (November 27, 2017) – In late October, KVH Hospital began offering 3D digital mammography with computer aided detection.  A public open house is slated for December 12 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. to showcase the new service.  The open house will provide the community with an opportunity to tour the upgraded mammography suite, see the new equipment, and speak with staff from the ...read more
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 11/22/2017 - ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Kittitas County Commissioners are accepting applications from residents interested in helping to develop a plan for improving access to the Yakima River in Kittitas County. The county recently signed a contract with Beckwith Consulting to work directly with a citizen advisory committee to create the plan. Beckwith Consulting previously ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (November 20, 2017) – In early September, the Emergency Department at KVH Hospital introduced a new offering for young patients called Ouchless ER.  The original concept was brought forward as a way to make a visit to the Emergency Department friendlier for children.  That concept was embraced by local community groups, foundations, business owners, and residents who worked ...read more
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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Cle Elum, Wash. (October 17, 2017) – Kittitas County Public Hospital District No. 2, Kittitas Valley Healthcare, and Swedish Health Services have agreed to location changes that will allow for greater collaboration between upper county medical resources and an expansion of services to the community.  Kittitas Valley Healthcare will relocate KVH Urgent Care – Cle Elum into the building on 1st ...read more
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