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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.

Recent News

  • 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.  
  • Doctor's Day - March 30
  • 2/19/2014

  •   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. 

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