Control Life-Threatening Bleeding
During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of items to create your own Stop the Bleed® emergency kit. The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma is leading the effort to save lives by teaching the civilian population to provide vital initial response to stop uncontrollable bleeding in emergency situations. Tyler Dalton, Trauma Coordinator at Skagit Valley Hospital and Tiffany Jayne, Trauma Coordinator at Cascade Valley Hospital will be teaching this one-hour training. Please note this is not a first aid class.
There is no cost, but pre-registration is required by calling 360-814-2424.
Treatment Options for Kidney Disease
This Skagit Regional Health Nephrology program is for people with reduced kidney function or high risk for renal failure to explore their treatment options. Patients, families and caregivers will receive information about options while discussing questions and concerns with a Certified Nephrology Nurse. Call 360-814-5066 to register.
Call for class location
300 Hospital Pkwy
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Holiday Hearing Event
Tuesday – Thursday, December 10 – 12
Visit or call: All About Hearing, 218 E Rio Vista Ave, Burlington, WA 98233
Health Screening Event
*Insurance may cover the cost of your screening.
Island Hospital will be offering a health screening event. No appointment required. Please do not arrive prior to 7:30 a.m. Participants may choose to have their blood tested for:
Cholesterol & Glucose: This blood test determines your total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglyceride and glucose levels, which can be indicators of cardiovascular disease or diabetic tendencies. A 12-hour fast is required with water and needed medications only.
Vitamin D: This screening will determine the level of vitamin D in your blood. Studies have shown that low levels of vitamin D may contribute to the possibility of developing osteoporosis, cancer and other health conditions.