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Thank you for your interest in Family Care Network! Below are links to news and articles featuring our organization and team.

January 2023

Pacific Northwest Health Perks
https://bellinghamalive.com/

September 2022

August 2022

May 2021

First child in the 12- to 15-year-old age group receives the COVID-19 vaccine
https://youtu.be/VrVkg5IGZPs

Teens and COVID Vaccines
https://www.whatcomtalk.com/2021/05/27/teens-and-covid-vaccines-perspect…

April 2021

March 2021

These 38,000 Whatcom County residents will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines this week
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article250288505.html

Whatcom County Community Vaccination Center opens to public March 13
https://www.whatcomtalk.com/2021/03/09/whatcom-county-community-vaccination-center…

Vaccine supply remains limited.
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article249778403.html

February 2021

Significant improvement in vaccine allocation ‘weeks — possibly months’ away in Whatcom
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article249544803.html

Up to 5,000 people a week could get COVID-19 vaccine at this Bellingham site starting in March
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article249347445.html

Whatcom receives no first doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week as state shifts focus
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article249280730.html

County sends letter to Inslee on reopening plan
http://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/county-sends-letter-to-inslee-on-reopening…

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine and who can get it in Whatcom County
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article248817100.html

Whatcom County officials question COVID vaccine shortage
https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/whatcom-county-officials-question-covid-vaccine…

Vaccine supply still not meeting demand
https://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/vaccine-supply-still-not-meeting-demand…

Vaccine availability updates
www.bellinghamherald.com/article248963309.html

To make an appointment for vaccination with Family Care Network
https://www.lyndentribune.com/news/county-covid-rate-is-easing/article_a7ec584c…

January 2021

COVID-19 vaccine now offered to people 65 and older
https://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/vaccine-now-offered-to-people-65-and…

Anxious Whatcom residents jam phone lines seeking appointments for COVID-19 vaccine
www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article248652385.html

Flood of calls to healthcare providers — please do not phone in!
https://www.lyndentribune.com/news/flood-of-calls-to-healthcare-providers-please…

KGMI
https://kgmi.com/news/007700-local-health-providers-expand-vaccine…

Family Care Network project delayed five months
https://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/family-care-network-project…

March 22, 2020

Local medical facilities (including FCN) request donations of PPE.
https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/coronavirus/article241375606.html

March 19, 2020

Rodney Anderson, MD interview with KIRO7 News regarding shortage of COVID-19 testing supplies.
https://www.kiro7.com/video/?id=4861766

March 11, 2020

February 19, 2020

Family Care Network metioned in article regarding changes to Bay Medical Clinic aquisition.
https://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/family-care-network-shares-further-details-of-its-proposal,8264?

October 20, 2019

Family Care Network featured on Whatcom Report, reporting on healthcare in rural areas:
https://kgmi.com/podcasts/the-whatcom-report-october-20-2019/

October 1, 2019

Urgent Care expands to Lynden, extends hours in Mount Vernon. All locations open to FCN and non-FCN patients.
https://www.familycarenetwork.com/news/urgent-care-expands-lynden-extends-hours-mount-vernon

Two Family Care Network physicians were voted Best Family Practitioner in Bellingham Alive’s Best of the Northwest 2019 poll:

  • GOLD: Karen O’Keefe, MD – Bellignham Bay Family Medicine
  • SILVER: John Hiemstra, DO – Lynden Family Medicine

https://issuu.com/klmedia/docs/1910_ba_web?fr=sMjg0NjMzNjMz&mc_cid=98c103723b&mc_eid=8a7ffce52c

September 2019

Family Care Network purchases property in Blaine for a new medical clinic.
https://www.thenorthernlight.com/stories/city-of-blaine-family-care-network-reach-property-deal,8374?

North Cascade Family Physicians was selected as a top 3 finalist for Best Medical Facility in goskagit.com’s Skagit’s Best 2019.
https://www.goskagit.com/contests/skagitsbest/#//

August 29, 2019

Greg Anderson, MD (Bellingham Bay Family Medicine) featured in KING5 news story on Parkscriptions:
https://www.king5.com/article/news/health/xxx/281-80ced5ef-ab61-4c74-837c-56d8187be32e

August 23, 2019

Laura Fox, MD (Bellingham Bay Family Medicine) features in Washington State Governer’s Office article about Parkscriptions:
https://medium.com/wagovernor/program-elevates-patients-health-by-encouraging-any-contact-with-the-outdoors-5bcd32e4b64f

August 21, 2019

May 1, 2019

Family Care Network providers featured in Outdoor Magazine article about “The Nature Cure”:
https://www.outsideonline.com/2393660/science-newest-miracle-drug-free

December 5, 2019

March/April, 2018

Family Care Network’s Greg Anderson, MD featured in Washington Trails Association feature on Parkscriptions program.
https://www.wta.org/news/magazine/features/the-power-of-parks

March 17, 2017

Family Care Network adds laboratory services:
https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/local/article138989883.html
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Michele Anderson,
Director of Marketing, Communications & Project Management
Phone: (360) 318-8800
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