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Our online newsroom gives the latest facts, statistics, guidelines and contacts for Kootenai Health. If you are a member of the media requiring assistance with a story, please contact Kootenai Health's Communications and Marketing department. We will be happy to provide patient condition reports, schedule interviews and assist you in whatever way possible.

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  • Spot Check Appointments Available
  • 4/22/2014

  •   Skin cancer is one of the most curable diseases – if detected early. Spot check is not a total
    examination, but a screening of specifi c areas of concern where providers will check for suspicious
    spots called “lesions.” Registration is required for this event and early registration is suggested to
    reserve your space.To schedule an appointment, call (208) 666-3148.
  • Kootenai Health Receives Trauma Center Verification
  • 4/15/2014

  •   The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma has verified Kootenai Health as a Level III Trauma Center. Every year, hundreds of injured patients seek care at Kootenai Health’s emergency department. Trauma center verification offers important reassurance that patients are receiving excellent care.
  • Blood Drive
  • 3/12/2014

  •   Kootenai Health along with the Inland Northwest Blood Center will host a blood drive this Friday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kootenai Health. Register at, sponsor code: KootenaiHealth.
  • Kootenai Health to Build Three-Story Expansion
  • 3/4/2014

  •   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.  

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