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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

McIntyre pleads guilty to felony DUI

POLSON – A St. Ignatius man pleaded guilty in District Court at Polson Dec. 15 to what Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher says is his eighth DUI. Raymond Burton McIntyre, 48, was charged with felony DUI stemming from a pursuit with law enforcement last summer. According to court records, on Aug...

Vaccine mandate injunction a temporary relief for hospitals Vaccine mandate injunction a temporary relief for hospitals

The Biden Administration’s efforts to mandate COVID vaccines for healthcare workers ran into a roadblock last Tuesday when a federal judge in Louisiana issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the implementation and enforcement of the rule.  Local healthcare administrators, who had be...

COVID vaccine for kids authorized, offered locally COVID vaccine for kids authorized, offered locally

Tribal Health nurses were in Polson schools and other locations last week, offering parents the opportunity to have their children vaccinated against COVID-19.  After rigorous studies, the Centers for Disease Control recently authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 5-11. Kids under 12 rec...

Providence St. Joseph doctor awarded for behavioral health contributions

News from the Montana Healthcare Foundation POLSON — Dr. Jamie G. Straub, DO, FACOG, has been named the 2021 Mignon Waterman Award recipient. The award was created to honor Mignon Waterman’s life and legacy. Mignon was one of the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s founding trustees and se...

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center receives two major awards Providence St. Joseph Medical Center receives two major awards

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center BILLINGS — The Montana Hospital Association recently awarded Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson with two major awards at the annual Montana Healthcare Conference and Trade Show in Billings.  St. Joseph Medical Center received the L...

Local caregiver, hospitals honored by MHA

News from the Montana Hospital Association  HELENA — The Montana Hospital Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Montana Healthcare Awards. The Montana Healthcare Awards program is the largest and most representative award program recognizing excellence among Montana...

St. Ignatius man charged with 8th DUI

A St. Ignatius man is facing what prosecutors say would be his eighth DUI if convicted. Raymond Burton McIntyre, 48, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson Sept. 29 to felony DUI, fourth or subsequent offense. According to court records, on Aug. 7, as law enforcement officers were pat...

Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan Drive-through COVID testing reopens in Polson, Ronan

In the COVID era, when is a cold just a cold? That’s the question I asked myself last Thursday, when I woke up with a stuffy nose, scratchy throat, achy body and an urge to stay in bed all day. I had been to a concert with more than 3,000 people a few nights before, which included riding a crowded bus ...

Local hospitals feel affects of COVID surge

The state’s healthcare providers are reeling from a surge in COVID-19 not seen since last fall, leading Governor Greg Gianforte to dispatch the National Guard to 11 Montana hospitals in the past two weeks, including those in Missoula, Whitefish, Plains and Kalispell. On Sept. 22 (the last date info ...

Briefs for Sept. 15, 2021

St. Joseph offers non-symptom COVID testing for travel, work News from Providence St. Joseph Hospital POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson offers a variety of COVID-19 testing options. Patients who are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to COVID positive patients ca...


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