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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]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi Monday, Oct. 13

Donors needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi Monday, Oct. 13

A Blood Drive is set from Noon – 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. “Currently we have 7 donors scheduled but hope to find 25 donors to attend,”... [Read more]

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

Enterovirus confirmed in King County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Washington state, including King County. The CDC testing confirmed that a King County child... [Read more]

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles outside... [Read more]

Blood Drive to be held Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi

Blood Drive to be held Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi

A Blood Drive will be held on Monday, July 7 at St. Francis of Assisi from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and volunteers are needed! Here are the details: Summer is here! With summer, come vacations. Vacations mean... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, June 26 in its City Hall chambers from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE: CITY OF BURIEN, Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor, 400 SW 152nd St. Burien WA... [Read more]

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: City holding Blood Drive this Thursday at City Hall

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be hosting a Blood Drive at City Hall this Thursday, Jan. 23, and humans with blood are needed…

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

City of Burien holding Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 23

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 23. Here are the details: WHERE: City of Burien Multi Purpose Room, 1st Floor (400 SW 152nd St. Burien... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Church Monday, Dec. 9

Healthy volunteer humans with blood coursing through their veins are needed for a Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Monday, Dec. 9. “The blood center is in the midst of our ‘Give... [Read more]

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Free flu vaccinations being given out this Saturday, Nov. 2

Public Health – Seattle & King County will be offering free flu vaccination clinics this Saturday, Nov. 2 to make flu vaccine more widely available to people without health insurance or who are unable... [Read more]

Got Blood? City holding Blood Drive at City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29

Got Blood? City holding Blood Drive at City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at City Hall. Hours will be from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed for lunch Noon – 1 p.m.). Please call or email Kathy Wetherbee for an... [Read more]

Burien’s 5th annual Wellness Fair is coming to Town Square Saturday, Sept. 21

Burien’s 5th annual Wellness Fair is coming to Town Square Saturday, Sept. 21

The fifth annual Burien Wellness Fair is coming to Town Square Park from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. The fair is free, and will include: Free medical screenings Advice on preventative health... [Read more]

Blood Drive to be held at Burien City Hall Thursday, Aug. 29

Blood Drive to be held at Burien City Hall Thursday, Aug. 29

A Blood Drive will be held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed Noon – 1 pm). To sign up, call Adriene Buckley or Kathy Wetherbee at Burien City Hall: 206-241-4647 Burien... [Read more]

Exhibitors sought for 5th annual Burien Wellness Fair, coming Sept. 21

Exhibitors sought for 5th annual Burien Wellness Fair, coming Sept. 21

The City of Burien announced on its website this week that it is seeking exhibitors for the fifth annual Burien Wellness Fair, coming to Town Square Park from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. The... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center hosting Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 9

Highline Medical Center hosting Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 9

BTB Advertiser Highline Medical Center is hosting a Blood Drive with Puget Sound Blood Center on Friday, Aug. 9. “The Puget Sound Blood Center needs to collect 900 units of blood per week day to... [Read more]

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles in person traveling through Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials have learned of a confirmed case of measles in a contagious traveler who arrived at Sea-Tac airport on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Measles is a highly contagious and potentially... [Read more]