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Articles with the Tag: St. Luke Community Healthcare

Boulder fire destroys homes, forces evacuations Boulder fire destroys homes, forces evacuations

Early Monday morning, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes handed over management of the Boulder 2700 fire, burning eight miles east of Polson, to a Northern Region Type 2 management team.  CT Camel, fire information officer for CSKT, said the team is geared up to handle major incidents and ca...

Job Service recognizes local employer Job Service recognizes local employer

News from JSEC LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee presented the 2021 Employer of Choice award to St. Luke Community Healthcare. This award recognizes businesses that demonstrate a high level of commitment to their employees and the surrounding community. St. Luke has b...

Heatwave hits Flathead Reservation, continued high temps forecasted Heatwave hits Flathead Reservation, continued high temps forecasted

With fireworks crackling, temperatures in the 90s and a thunderstorm on the horizon, C.T. Camel, fire prevention specialist for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, was worried last week. It’s hard to believe the weekend delivered much relief.  While last Thursday’s thunderstorm b...

St. Luke doctor awarded for dedication to teaching others St. Luke doctor awarded for dedication to teaching others

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare  RONAN ­­­— Dr. Zach Hovorka was recently recognized by Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences as one of their Preceptors of the Year. He was voted by students in this region to receive the award for going above and beyond as an ins...

Lake County exceeds state average in vaccinations Lake County exceeds state average in vaccinations

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health’s new mobile medical van was parked across from Super 1 in Polson Friday, offering free walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations. A pair of 18-year-olds stopped by to get their first installment of the Pfizer vaccine as a pre-college precaution, and a 14-year-old wai...

Clean up to be held in Ronan

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare RONAN — Ronan community members are invited to work together to clean up the community on Wednesday, April 21. Meet at the Ronan High School track at 3:15 p.m. Remember to wear your gloves; other supplies will be provided. The city of Ronan will have a large...

St. Luke welcomes new PA-C St. Luke welcomes new PA-C

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare POLSON — St. Luke Community Healthcare is excited to announce that Jamie Engeldrum, PA-C has joined the dedicated team at the St. Luke Ridgewater Clinic in Polson. Born and raise2d in Ronan, Jamie is eager to return to Montana and to St. Luke, where he spent...

COVID-19 vaccine available for all in Lake County COVID-19 vaccine available for all in Lake County

As of Thursday, April 1, every Montanan age 16 and older is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Whether they can secure appointments remains to be seen.  According to Emily Colomeda, director of Lake County Public Health, “Lake County currently has ample supply among all of the vaccination ...

Continue to be stroke aware during COVID-19

News from DPHHS, St. Luke Community Healthcare RONAN — St. Luke Community Healthcare and the Montana Cardiovascular Health Program are reminding Lake County residents to keep vigilant about recognizing the signs of stroke during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  In fact, some data has shown ...

COVID-19 vaccine dispersement continues, some hesitate COVID-19 vaccine dispersement continues, some hesitate

Brits accurately refer to shots as jabs. Well, I received my second jab Friday of the Moderna vaccine, and am already looking at my world with a rosier gaze.  As of Friday, I was one of 132,785 Montanans and more than 33 million Americans who are now fully immunized.  Happily, I had virtually...


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