Baby formula shortage: Tips from Salem Health physicians
Salem Health’s team of neonatologists, pediatricians and other providers have established recommendations to help families through the current formula shortage.
Salem Hospital Emergency Department plaza entrance now open
Efficient, easy access for arrival at Salem Hospital’s ED
Level IV trauma center (West Valley Hospital)
In 2013, Oregon Health Authority accredited West Valley Hospital emergency department as a Level IV Trauma Center, ready to care 24/7 for the Willamette Valley’s most seriously injured patients. Trauma facilities are designated as Level I, II, III, or IV. The role of the Level IV trauma center is to provide resuscitation and stabilization for severely injured adult or pediatric patients before transferring them to a higher level trauma system hospital.
Every trauma patient who arrives in the West Valley Hospital emergency department is met by trauma-trained nurses who are immediately available to initiate lifesaving care.
Level II trauma center (Salem Hospital)
In 2018, Oregon Health Authority accredited Salem Hospital emergency department
as a Level II Trauma Center, ready to care 24/7 for the Willamette
Valley’s most seriously injured patients. Trauma facilities are
designated as Level I, II, III, or IV,
with Level I and II centers offering the highest level of care. Level
II trauma centers provide care for severely injured patients of all
ages. Facility services and resource requirements are similar to Level
Every trauma patient who arrives in the Salem Hospital
emergency department is met by a trauma team with resuscitation
life-support equipment to ensure rapid evaluation and treatment.Redesignation of Salem Hospital's Level II
accreditation will take place in July 2024.
Irene Jones doesn’t like to waste time: Salem Health patient still living an adventurous life at 105
Irene's answers are short, and they come quickly — but reveal a wisdom that comes from decades of life — through births, deaths, wars —you name it, she’s lived through it.
Cultivate a colorful plate: Setting the stage for a lifetime of health
Kids who enjoy a diverse range of fruits and veggies early on are more likely to continue into adulthood and reap the long-term health benefits of a nutritious diet.
Polk County mass vaccine clinic winds down operations
Salem Health grateful for National Guard service at mass vaccination clinic in Salem
Salem Health’s COVID-19 vaccine program adds more vaccination sites across Marion and Polk counties
Salem Health awards grant to support opportunity for Latino business owners
Salem Health's Mobile Vaccine Team is on the road to vaccinate Oregon
Salem Health administers 100,000th COVID vaccine dose on March 12
Kidney Care joins Salem Health’s Community Connect,
expanding patient access to electronic health records
West Valley Hospital expands vaccine clinic to Polk County Fairgrounds
Vaccine clinic pausing Jan. 11, expecting to resume Jan. 12
Salem Health expands COVID-19 vaccine clinic to all community phase 1a groups
Sophie kicks off New Year for Salem Health
Remembering Selma Pierce