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Board approves new hospital building space program

At the regular Board meeting April 23, 2019, the Board approved the new hospital building’s space program for approximately 54,000 square feet, projected to cost just below the $44.5 million budgeted amount. The Board also gave approval for the district to proceed to the building’s schematic design phase. The new hospital building will provide sufficient […]

District Forum on the Hospital

The LCCHC Board of Commissioners voted at their regular March 26 Board meeting to hold a District Forum on the Hospital Wednesday, May 8 at the Lake Chelan Senior Center at 5:30 PM to share their vision and and answer public questions. The Board scheduled an open workshop meeting on April 16 from 4:30 – […]

Jane Jedwabny, 2018 Caregiver of the Year

Congratulations to Jane Jedwabny, 2018 Caregiver of the Year. Each year, employees at Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) nominate and vote for four caregivers of the quarter. In 2018, the four recipients were Jose Sausedo, surgical technician, Valerie Rife, Sanctuary intake coordinator, Brad Hankins, clinic administrator, and Jane Jedwabny, Sanctuary director. At the […]

Local homeowners will pay less for hospital bonds than projected

A recent drop in interest rates means tax savings for local homeowners, who will pay approximately 33 cents per thousand for 25 years on the community’s new hospital building project. This is both a lower amount and a shorter time period than anticipated. When the capital bond measure was passed by almost 65 percent in […]

LCCHC Board writes letter to the community

The Board of the Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) approved a Letter to the Lake Chelan Community at their regular Board meeting on December 20, 2018. See content below. Click here for a .pdf version. Dear Lake Chelan community, Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics (LCCHC) Board of Commissioners has been working on […]

Hospital Board chooses interim Steve Patonai as permanent CEO

The Board of Directors at Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) voted unanimously to approve a resolution naming interim CEO Steve Patonai as the organization’s permanent CEO at their regular Board meeting Dec. 20. According to an official statement written by the Board, “For the last 7 months, the Board has worked with B.E. […]

Hospital administration and local law enforcement efficiently manage email threat to ensure safety for patients and caregivers

No credible threat, Chelan hospital one of dozens of businesses across nation to receive email bomb threats Thursday Chelan, WA –  Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) was one of many businesses and institutions across the United States and Canada that received email bomb threats Thursday, Dec. 13. According to an article on CNN, […]