The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and healthcare workers in general have been in a state of high alert for three years.
In the face of an ongoing and persistent threat, recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores the critical importance of COVID-19 vaccination, particularly for older adults. The report, which collected information between January and August of this year, reveals that individuals aged 65 and older accounted for a staggering 62.9% of all COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the United States.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) will host two high-capacity COVID-19 vaccine clinics in November that will be open to the general public.
The COVID-19 pandemic is officially over in the United States, for now.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) has signed a purchase and sale agreement with Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda) to acquire a 25,000 square-foot space in SCIDpda’s Beacon Pacific Village, formerly known as the “North Lot project” at the foot of the Pacific Medical Center in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood.
Dr. Esther Chung recalls during her final year as a resident, several decades ago, when a school-aged child was brought to the emergency room with diarrhea.
In a continued effort to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the latest 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccines have received authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are now making their way to Washington state.
As the days grow shorter and temperatures begin to drop, infectious disease specialists like Dr. Helen Chu at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, are gearing up for what promises to be a challenging fall and winter season.
On Aug. 8, International Community Health Services (ICHS) was visited by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a part of a joint effort to end tuberculosis worldwide.
This past month, International Community Health Services (ICHS) was proud to open the Health Home Center in its Chinatown-International District (CID) location.