Classes and Events This Week

Events for May 12 – 18   Mon May 13 1:00 pm Diabetes Prevention Alumni Group Memorial’s Education Center 2506 West Nob Hill Blvd. Yakima Ends @ 2:00     Group meets the 2nd Monday of every month to discuss a variety of health topics. No registration necessary except for the grocery store tour. Please call to register. Read more about Classes and Events This Week[…]

Virginia Mason Memorial named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

May 2, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications, 509-577-5051 Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Virginia Mason Memorial with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business award, earning it a place alongside 1,266 bike-forward businesses across the country in a commitment to building a more Bicycle Friendly America. With the announcement of 83 Read more about Virginia Mason Memorial named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists[…]

We’re all about sustainability at VMM!

Virginia Mason Memorial has received a Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. VMM is one of just more than two dozen health care systems across the country to be so honored!  The award is the most prestigious environmental achievement for health care. Read more about We’re all about sustainability at VMM![…]

Our local credit unions really are for kids!

Gesa Credit Union, HAPO Community Credit Union and Solarity Credit Union joined together under the Credit Unions for Kids program to raise a whopping $68,990 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2018! In Central Washington, that’s Virginia Mason Memorial (one of only 3 in the state!). Here’s a very happy group from the credit unions, Read more about Our local credit unions really are for kids![…]

Our new Lower Valley Specialty Center serves patients closer to home!

Between 14 and 17 percent of our specialty care patients have been traveling from the Lower Valley to Yakima to receive that care, sometimes more than once each week. So we’ve come to our patients! Our new center in Sunnyside (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1812 E. Edison Ave.) may Read more about Our new Lower Valley Specialty Center serves patients closer to home![…]

Stewart Subaru donates 80 blankets…

That warm feeling North Star Lodge is known for got a little warmer and cozier recently when Stewart Subaru, partnering with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, donated 80 blankets for cancer patients at North Star Lodge. The gift included notes of encouragement from Stewart Subaru customers, written when the promotion was displayed at the dealership. Read more about Stewart Subaru donates 80 blankets…[…]