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Articles with the Tag: Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

Polson mayor gives birth to first baby of 2017 Polson mayor gives birth to first baby of 2017

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Quaid Mitchell Walter was born at 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, making him the first baby born in Lake County in 2017.Quaid’s parents are Polson Mayor Heather...

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Donation will feed community Donation will feed community

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — The Polson Loaves and Fish food pantry received a donation of $10,000 from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Friday morning. “We are thrilled by the generosity of St. Joe’s administration and staff with this support,” ...

Bereavement Support Group open to public

POLSON — This eight-week series is for adults grieving the death of a loved one. The group meets once a week. The meetings include education about grief and loss, and provide participants an opportunity to share their experiences. It is recommended that participants wait at least two months after a dea...

Confidential support for moms

Wrapped in Hope is working to help moms who are drug and alcohol dependent during pregnancy. The program provides prenatal care with licensed addiction counselors at both Providence St. Joseph and St. Luke Hospitals. Patients can benefit from services including transportation, childcare, cell phones, and bab...

Drugs affecting babies before birth Drugs affecting babies before birth

The number of babies born with drugs in their systems increased to 49 percent earlier this year in Lake County – but there is hope. “The numbers are astounding,” said Dr. Jamie Straub of St. Joseph Medical Center. She added that vilifying the moms doesn’t solve the problem; it migh...

St. Joseph Medical Center receives quality awards

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s Quality Improvement Award for its work on Emergency Department Transfer Communications. The awards were ...

Back to School night a success Back to School night a success

Submitted by Lexie Gallegos, FoodCorps Service Member and member of the Linderman Family Partnership Committee POLSON – The Linderman Back to School Night was a great opportunity for students and their families to meet their teachers, enjoy dinner provided by Super 1 Foods and McDonalds, and learn...

Lake County appoints new health officer Lake County appoints new health officer

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — The Lake County Commissioners and Health Board have appointed Dr. Nichole McKinsey as Lake County Health Officer effective August 31, 2016. Under administrative and policy direction of the Board of Health, Dr. McKinsey performs consultativ...

JUMP START JUMP START

Ever since she was a child, Josey Motichka wanted to grow up and work in a medical career. But, she said, people warned her she would get into it and change her mind. Her decision was cemented after participating last year as a high school junior in an innovative internship collaboration between Providenc...


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