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CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan waiving co-pays & deductibles for federal employees

CHI Franciscan announced this week that it will be waiving all co-pays and deductibles for federal employees and their families for emergency care, urgent care, and outpatient clinics. “In light... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center on Monday, Oct. 22. “Bloodworks Northwest needs 800 donors per day to meet the needs of patients in the Northwest! Make donating... [Read more]

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Meet Burien’s Lucille Parker – one of the world’s longest running dialysis patients

Burien resident Lucille Parker is one feisty woman. She speaks her mind, asks for what she wants, sets her expectations high and does her best to live life to the fullest…

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest urgently seeking holiday Blood Donations

Bloodworks Northwest has issued a special appeal, asking people to schedule a blood donation during the next 10 days: Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, when the number of donors visiting... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Kaiser Permanente opens new 23,000 sq. ft. Burien Medical Center

B-TOWN BIZ: Kaiser Permanente opens new 23,000 sq. ft. Burien Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Washington this week opened their new, 23,000 square foot new Medical Center in Burien. The new facility – which opened Wednesday, Nov. 1 – features state-of-the-art technology and... [Read more]

Sponsored PostCity of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest issues urgent plea for Blood Donors due to heat wave

Bloodworks Northwest has issued an urgent appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the mounting heat wave. “With a record-breaking heat wave coming this week we face serious... [Read more]

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Sponsored PostAdvertiser 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 PostWeight 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]