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.