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Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan offering two walk-in flu shot clinics Oct. 1 & Oct. 8

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health is offering two walk-in flu clinics on Saturday, Oct. 1 & Saturday, Oct. 8: CHI Franciscan Health is here to help protect you from the flu Visit a walk-in clinic Oct.... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15

Blood inventory for the Northwest area rapidly declined following the Labor Day Holiday (when fewer blood donors were available). Currently 6 out of 8 blood types are below levels needed to maintain an... [Read more]

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Officials from Group Health broke ground last week for a new medical center in Burien, replacing the existing 1964 facility. The new 23,000 square foot facility is expected to open in the summer of 2017. “Group... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health: CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities. David Swedler,... [Read more]

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Thursday (June 30), with the added bonus of being able to browse the Farmers Market before or afterwards. Here are the details: WHERE: Burien City Hall (Multipurpose... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

This year’s Relay for Life of Highline will be held throughout downtown Burien on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. In previous years, this all-day fundraiser for the American Cancer Society has... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: CHI Franciscan is an Advertiser. Residents of Burien and southeastern King County have a new destination for health care at CHI Franciscan Health’s new Franciscan Medical Pavilion... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

PLEASE HELP “TOP UP” SUPPLIES! SEE CHART BELOW FOR YOUR BLOOD TYPE! Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Monday May 23, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Organizers are hoping to find a total of 35 folks to support a Blood Drive being held TODAY – Thursday, May 5 – until 5:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please spare around 45 minutes... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: My Surgery Day Walk-through

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: My Surgery Day Walk-through

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hello B-Town Readers! Recently, I’ve... [Read more]

Give Blood, then browse the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday

Give Blood, then browse the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday

Give Blood – and browse the Farmers Market this Thursday, Oct. 1! A Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed Noon–1 p.m.) in the Multipurpose Room of Burien City Hall at 400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for City of Burien Blood Drive at City Hall Thursday, Oct. 1

Volunteers needed for City of Burien Blood Drive at City Hall Thursday, Oct. 1

The City of Burien will be hosting a Blood Drive on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall, and they’re looking for volunteers. The event will run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., but will be closed from Noon –... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteer humans are needed for a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Highline Medical Center’s Somers Auditorium. Hours will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood center has been faced with the usual... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

A Blood Drive will be held Monday, July 20 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Avenue SW in Burien. THIS IS A WALK-IN BLOOD DRIVE. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. Hours: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed... [Read more]

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund announced a $1.2 million grant to Highline Medical Center’s Highline Health Connections program, which serves the community’s most medically... [Read more]

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

Ground was broken recently at 16705 1st Ave South, for a brand new, 48,000 square foot, $27 million facility for CHI Franciscan Health, which will include an urgent care clinic, a primary care clinic,... [Read more]

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two cases of active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines are being investigated, Public Health – Seattle and King County reported on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living and Memory Village announced that Dr. James Buttitta will be its new Medical Director of Memory Village. Dr. Buttitta graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical... [Read more]

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Up to 50 students at Southern Heights Elementary School (located at 11249 14th Ave S.) may have been infected with norovirus, a flu-like illness most frequently associated with cruise ships and enclosed,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community is offering ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27: FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL HEART MONTH! Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Have... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9

Blood Drive will be at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9

A Blood Drive will be held at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 – 6:30 p.m., and donors are needed. Walk-in donors are welcome around scheduled appointments. WHAT: Blood Drive! WHERE: St.... [Read more]

Give the gift of life at a Blood Drive this Saturday, Dec. 27

Give the gift of life at a Blood Drive this Saturday, Dec. 27

A Blood Drive will be held this Saturday, Dec. 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, located at 9622 20th Ave SW in White Center. “During the holiday season, blood donation decreases... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

A Blood Drive for Puget Sound Blood Center will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Serenza Salon, located at 120 SW 160th Street in Burien. To make an appointment,... [Read more]

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

After an NBC News report alleged that black rubber “dots” used in artificial sports fields might be causing cancer, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School on Monday announced that it will... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Burien man suffering from Lymphoma will be Friday, Oct. 24

Fundraiser for Burien man suffering from Lymphoma will be Friday, Oct. 24

A fundraiser for resident Aaron Rivera – who is suffering from lymphoma and has been battling for his life – will be held at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub on Friday, Oct. 24. The event starts at 9... [Read more]