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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Community-wide active shooter drill to be held

News from Providence Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and partnering Lake County agencies, Polson High School, law enforcement, Emergency Medical Services and others will participate in a community-wide active shooter training simulation on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m....

Providence St. Joe’s in top 30 most socially responsible hospitals in natio

News from Providence POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson has been named one of the top 30 most socially responsible hospitals in the nation by the Lown Institute. Providence St. Patrick Hospital also received an “A” grade and was ranked third in the state. The...

Providence recognized for environmental excellence Providence recognized for environmental excellence

POLSON — Providence medical centers in Polson and Missoula have both received awards this year for environmental excellence from the national organization Practice Greenhealth.  According to their website, Practice Greenhealth is the leading membership and networking organization for sustainabl...

Briefs for June 29, 2022

Army 2nd Infantry to hold 99th annual reunion News from the Second Infantry Division Association KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI — The Second Infantry Division Association will be holding its annual national reunion in Kansas City, Missouri from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, 2022. We would like to let veterans o...

Cheerful Heart Cancer Support Group restarts meetings

News from Cheerful Hearts POLSON — The Cheerful Heart Cancer Support Group is for anyone affected by cancer. The group will meet from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, in the Chapel at St. Joseph Medical Center. Rev. John Payne will lead the group, which is meeting for the first time since March 2...

Martinez pleads guilty to burglary, assault Martinez pleads guilty to burglary, assault

POLSON — A Polson man who was accused of breaking into another Polson man’s apartment and stabbing him has admitted committing the crimes. Chimeco Rivers Martinez, 18, entered a plea of guilty at District Court in Polson on April 6 to aggravated burglary and assault with a weapon. The open pleas ...

Medical centers work to vaccinate employees by March 15 deadline

LAKE COUNTY — Two local medical centers, St. Luke Community Healthcare in Ronan and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, are renewing efforts to get staff and contractors fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by March 15, the date set by a federal vaccine mandate recently upheld by the Supreme C...

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...


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