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Kootenai Health announced plans to break ground on a $57 million, three-story expansion by late summer or early fall of 2014. It has been 30 years since Kootenai Health’s last major patient care facility expansion.
Happy Doctor's Day to the physicians of Kootenai Health! We thank all the physicians that work tirelessly to earn the trust of the patients and families in their care. Their dedication, expertise and compassionate care enables us to always put our patients first.
Presented by Kootenai Health Dietitians, the “Eating for Two” class educates mother-to-be and her labor coach on the importance of good nutrition throughout pregnancy. A major focus of the class is on understanding the impacts of nutrition on maternal and infant outcomes.
Kootenai Health, along with many regional hospitals, is currently seeing a high volume of patients. That, in conjunction with the current flu season, caused clinical leadership to implement visitor restrictions at the hospital and will apply to those who are not a patient’s immediate family, anyone under the age of 18, and those with a cold, fever, sore throat, or signs of a flu-like illness.
Law enforcement, fire agencies, and crossing guards throughout the community are handing out a total of 275 free Happy Meal coupons to area youth and children whom they spot riding a bicycle, scooter or skateboard while wearing a helmet correctly. The program is a partnership with Safe Kids of Kootenai County and McDonald's.