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Lake Chelan Health EMS earns national recognition for efforts to improve STEMI treatment

  Lake Chelan Health EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, caused by a blockage of […]

Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Patients Regain Health and Quality of Life

Cognition and Swallowing Among the Common Challenges Persisting for Many Americans After COVID-19 With an estimated 10 to 30% of COVID-19 survivors experiencing “long-haul” symptoms including brain fog and swallowing difficulties, Chelan speech-language pathologist Emily Leavens is encouraging the public to seek care from qualified experts who can help them regain their functioning and quality […]

Lake Chelan Health Replacement Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony

Lake Chelan Health will celebrate breaking ground for the replacement hospital April 23rd at 1:30pm at our new hospital site 110 S. Apple Blossom Drive, Chelan.  The community is invited and encouraged to join us for this tremendous celebration of moving health care forward in the Lake Chelan Valley.


Chelan, WA, April 7, 2021– Lake Chelan Health Board of Commissioners appointed Jeremy Jaech to fill the vacant seat of Commissioner #5 at a Special Meeting of the Board held on April 5, 2020. Jaech is a resident of Manson, WA and has relevant experience serving on the University of Washington Board of Regents, including […]


Chelan, WA, March 5, 2021– Lake Chelan Health Commissioner Phyllis Gleasman has resigned from her position.  The Commissioners and Lake Chelan Health are deeply appreciative of her years of service, dedication, and leadership.   Phyllis was a tireless champion for the replacement hospital. Lake Chelan Health Board of Commissioners are accepting letters of interest from candidates […]


Chelan, WA, February 2, 2020 – Lake Chelan Health announces the successful completion of its new accreditation from DNV GL. To receive accreditation an organization must demonstrate that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). As a world-leading certification body with objectives to safeguard […]

Lake Chelan Health Resumes Patient Admissions, Services

Lake Chelan Health is cleared to admit patients to the hospital and resume all services. Patients that had previously tested positive for COVID-19 are no longer infectious and off isolation precautions. In mid-January, five patients began showing initial symptoms of the virus and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. The Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD) has […]

Lake Chelan Health Resuming Therapy Services

Lake Chelan Health Resuming Therapy Services Lake Chelan Health is continuing visitor restrictions and is not admitting new patients to the hospital after five inpatients tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Therapy services, which include physical, speech and occupational therapy have resumed with guidance from the Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD). All other services remain […]

Lake Chelan Health Restricting Non-Emergent Services

Lake Chelan Health Restricting Non-Emergent Services After Five Patients Test Positive for COVID-19 Lake Chelan Health is currently not accepting visitors or admitting new patients to the hospital due to five inpatients testing positive for COVID-19.  We have temporarily suspended rehab services, which include physical, speech and occupational therapy until further notice. The Emergency Department […]

Lake Chelan Health Administers First Round of COVID-19 Vaccine

Lake Chelan Health received its first shipment of 500 Moderna COVID-19 doses to be administered in Phase 1a of the distribution plan. Phase 1a includes healthcare workers, EMS and first responders.  During the first few days, the Lake Chelan Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team administered 40 COVID-19 vaccinations. As of December 29, more than […]