Dunes Family Health Care – Update

Experience in Healthcare Marshell Bachelder has been an integral part of Dunes Family Health Care since 2021. Her dedication, expertise and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional leadership have been invaluable to our District. However, recent personal goals have led her to make the decision to transition her role in health care. Marshell was accepted into… Continue reading Dunes Family Health Care – Update

How to Boost Your Immunity During Winter Months

How to Boost Your Immunity During Winter Months 1. Now is a good time to get your flu shot. It can take up to two weeks after receiving your vaccination for your body to develop antibodies. 2. Hand washing or using hand sanitizers is one of the best ways to prevent spreading infections and getting… Continue reading How to Boost Your Immunity During Winter Months

A Message From Our CEO – John Chivers

I get lots of questions about hospital finances and operations when I am out and about in the community and I thought I would answer some of the more common questions here. The most frequent questions I’m asked are about the property taxes we collect from our residents. I think the citizens of Reedsport are… Continue reading A Message From Our CEO – John Chivers

Business Office Dedication September 9, 2023

Lower Umpqua Hospital District invites you to a dedication ceremony of the LUHD Business Office in honor of Rickard W. McLean, M.D. Please join us Saturday September 9, 2023 at one o’clock.

Annual Sport Physicals

On Thursday August 10, LUHD staff organized annual sports physicals for Reedsport Community Charter School students. There were over 56 local students that participated in this event.

Traveling Trophy Winner – Leah Head

Congratulations to our Pharmacy Technician, Leah Head, who recently earned her 340B certification. This is a specialized, advanced-level training program that focuses on aspects of 340B program management, compliance and optimization. This certification requires ongoing education and passing of a recertification exam every two years. The 340B Drug Pricing program is critical for helping our… Continue reading Traveling Trophy Winner – Leah Head

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National Night Out – August 1st

National Night out is Tuesday August 1st from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Lions Park. This year marks the 40th anniversary of National Night Out! Lower Umpqua Hospital District is a proud sponsor of this event along with many local partners. This year local participants in National Night Out include: LUHD, Reach, Video Wave,… Continue reading National Night Out – August 1st

Traveling Trophy Winner: Matt Leach

Congratulations to Matt Leach, Assistant Information Technology Manager at Lower Umpqua Hospital District, for recently earning the Health Information Systems Certificate through University of Phoenix. This undergraduate program aids learners in bringing Information Technology skills to healthcare with focus on database concepts, information networking, system design, and project management of health information systems. Matt is… Continue reading Traveling Trophy Winner: Matt Leach

Christmas in July

Lower Umpqua Hospital Employees participated in Christmas in July Saturday, July 8th to help support community projects. This year we had multiple volunteers donate their time to rebuild walkways and entrances to local residents homes. Special recognition to our outstanding maintenance department who went above and beyond to help in this effort.