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Public health measures like masking key to keeping children safe, healthy during RSV season

December 1, 2022 • Like hospitals and health systems nationwide, our health systems are continuing to see a high number of babies and young children with RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, requiring hospitalization... » MORE

Randall Children's Hospital implements crisis standards of care

Making decisions about the allocation of critical care resources is heart-wrenching. For Legacy Health front-line health care workers, healing and caring is at the center of our mission to serve our patients and our communities. Health care teams show up every day to help heal people, and every single life is valued... » MORE

Keeping children safe and healthy during RSV season

Like hospitals and health systems nationwide, our health systems are seeing a high number of babies and young children with RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, requiring hospitalization... » MORE

In response to a surge of pediatric RSV cases

 At Randall Children’s Hospital, we are at 100% capacity for pediatric patients in both the emergency department and pediatric inpatient units.  We are implementing creative and safe solutions to meet the community demand for pediatric beds... » MORE

Family Medical Group Joins Legacy Health

Today, Legacy Health is pleased to announce Family Medical Group primary care practices in Silverton, and Molalla joined Legacy Health, effective Sept. 26, 2022... » MORE

Oregon hospitals act against state on behalf of vulnerable patients with severe mental illness, accuse state of violating civil rights

In a move to protect the civil rights of vulnerable Oregonians, three leading Oregon hospital systems are coming together to ensure the Oregon Health Authority fulfills its legal obligation to provide adequate mental health treatment capacity for civilly committed individuals... » MORE

Legacy Health offers free monkeypox vaccination clinic on Saturday

At Legacy Health, our mission is good health for our people, our patients, our communities and our world and maintaining the health of all our communities is the focus of what we do. With the current monkeypox outbreak, we encourage everyone who is eligible to receive a monkeypox vaccine... » MORE

Portland Business Alliance recognizes Legacy Health president with a woman in leadership award

August 24, 2022 • Last week, the Portland Business Alliance announced Kathryn Correia, president and chief executive officer of Legacy Health, as the 2022 recipient of the Sandra K. McDonough Leadership award... » MORE

Two Legacy Health Hospitals Recognized for Five-star Care

August 4, 2022 • Two Legacy Health hospitals were recently recognized for delivering five-star quality care by the federal government. The five-star rating reflects Legacy’s commitment to good health for its people, patients and the communities it serves... » MORE

Groundbreaking kicks off construction of $35 million expansion to Legacy Silverton Medical Center

June 28, 2022 • Today, Legacy Health announced a $35 million expansion of Legacy Silverton Medical Center with a celebratory groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction that will modernize and expand the emergency department and imaging department and redesign the hospital entrance... » MORE

Legacy supports all reproductive health services

At Legacy Health, it is our mission to provide good health for our people, our patients, our communities and our world. These are our commitments that form the core of our mission, and we take them seriously. We believe that all people deserve access to the care they need when they need it... » MORE

A proactive approach for raising COVID-19 vaccination rates among BIPOC staff

In late 2021, Oregon enacted a vaccine mandate for health care workers to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.This was an understandable step taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the requirement also inadvertently highlighted the inequities that Black, Indigenous and communities of color (BIPOC) face when it comes to health care. These inequities were founded on historical forces that Legacy Health wanted to understand better... » MORE

Bahaa Wanly Takes Helm as Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center President

March 9, 2022 • Bahaa Wanly has recently taken the helm as Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center’s president, bringing with him numerous years of health care leadership experience... » MORE




Legacy Health wins exclusive $2 million federal grant to address mental health and wellness among health care workers

February 16, 2022 • Legacy Health has been awarded a three-year $2.2 million federal grant to develop or enhance programs that reduce health care worker stress, improve employee wellness, and help retain workers... » MORE

Local Legacy Devers Eye Institute medical innovator in corneal care receives worldwide honor for vision research

February 1, 2022 • Mark Terry, M.D., of Legacy Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Ore., was one of three researchers presented with a Future Vision Foundation award as a laureate representing groundbreaking accomplishments. Future vision showcases the work of extraordinary medical innovators...  » MORE


Legacy Health unveils surgical robotics program at Silverton Medical Center

January 10, 2022 • Legacy Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new surgical robotics program at Legacy Silverton Medical Center with the installation of an Intuitive daVinci Xi Surgical System robot... » MORE

Legacy Health asks the public to avoid hospital emergency departments for COVID-19 tests

January 5, 2022 • As COVID-19 cases rise due to the omicron variant, Legacy Health and the other healthcare systems in the area understand the frustration people are experiencing as they try to get a test... » MORE

Legacy Health announces new medical group president

January 4, 2022 • Legacy Health recently hired Dr. Don Tran as president of Legacy Medical Group, Legacy Health’s network of medical clinics across the Portland/Vancouver metro area and mid-Willamette Valley. In this role, Tran represents Legacy when working with other health systems and oversees the standard of care and patient experience...  » MORE


Legacy Health implements visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Legacy Health is committed to the safety of its patients and staff. Based on this week’s updated COVID-19 case counts in counties served, Legacy is adjusting our visitor policy to restrict visitors in all hospitals and clinics... » MORE

Legacy Health prepares for omicron, urges caution through the holidays

As the omicron variant arrives in our communities, Legacy Health is preparing to deliver safe, high-quality care during an upcoming surge that will drive a spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations... » MORE

As a significantly higher COVID surge looms, hospital systems ask for your help

Get vaccinated and get boosted if you have not already done so. Current projections predict a significant spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations driven by the omicron variant beginning mid-January and likely peaking in February... » MORE

Legacy Devers Eye Institute and Legacy Research Institute are part of a study to investigate stem cell therapy as a potential glaucoma treatment

November 4, 2021 • Legacy Devers Eye Institute is leading a national research project investigating stem cell therapy as a potential treatment for glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. Legacy’s Brad Fortune, O.D., Ph.D., and a multidisciplinary team... » MORE

COVID-19 pediatric vaccinations

Legacy Health encourages families to get a COVID-19 vaccination for their children ages 5 to 11 as soon as they are offered to help protect your child, reduce severe infections and limit hospitalizations in our communities. Reviews by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that the vaccines are safe and effective for children... » MORE

Colder temperatures, power outages increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

November 3, 2021 • As fall weather sets in throughout Oregon, the Oregon Poison Center at Oregon Health & Science University and the Legacy Emanuel Hyperbaric Department want to remind the public about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning... » MORE

Legacy Health’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign improves safety, reduces infections in communities

October 12, 2021 • Legacy Health has vaccinated 1,400 employees since announcing its COVID-19 vaccination requirement on Aug. 4 to reduce infections and protect the safety of Legacy’s staff, patients and communities. Legacy has increased the vaccination rate... » MORE

Legacy Health pauses all nonurgent surgical procedures

August 23, 2021 • The Delta variant is creating a significant strain on our hospitals and staff and in the coming weeks Legacy Health is projecting an unprecedented number of hospitalizations. Legacy has made the decision to implement surge plan measures that will address the... » MORE

Legacy Health sells Hopewell House to nonprofit hospice

August 10, 2021 • Legacy Health will sell Hopewell House to the Friends of Hopewell House, a grassroots nonprofit that quickly formed to restore the hospice services provided at the historic mansion tucked in the Hillsdale neighborhood... » MORE

Legacy Health implements new vaccine requirement policy

August 4, 2021 • At Legacy Health, our goal is to be the safest place to deliver and receive care. Since March of 2020, there have been incredible lessons learned about how we keep our patients, one another, and our community safe. The landscape of the pandemic is ever-changing... » MORE

Legacy Health announces new senior vice presidents

July 28, 2021 • Legacy Health recently hired Kecia Kelly, DNP, as senior vice president and chief nursing officer, and Seth Podolsky, M.D., as senior vice president, chief medical officer. Both will serve on Legacy's executive team. » MORE

Randall Children’s Hospital opens new Family Birth Center

July 7, 2021 • Today, Legacy Health announces the opening of a new Family Birth Center at Randall Children’s Hospital, the most ambitious center of its kind in a generation and the most comprehensive, state-of-the art birth center in Oregon. » MORE




Portland-area health systems call for caution ahead of Fourth of July weekend

June 30, 2021 • With the Fourth of July weekend on the horizon, we are coming together as leaders of Portland-area health care systems to encourage people to do their part to reduce heavy demand on hospital emergency departments.  » MORE

CARES Northwest announces new Executive Director

May 24, 2021 • Today, the Board of Directors of CARES Northwest is pleased to announce that Jenny Gilmore-Robinson a nonprofit executive with...  » MORE




A-dec and Legacy Health Announce Joint-effort to Fight COVID-19

April 1, 2020 • A-dec and Legacy Health today announced an agreement for A-dec to manufacture and provide much needed supply of personal protection equipment (PPE) for Legacy hospitals and health care facilities.  » MORE

Mary and Ryan Finley donate $3 million to Legacy Health, OHSU to combat COVID-19

March 31, 2020 • An Oregon couple moved by the heroic work of frontline clinicians and health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis is giving $1.5 million each to Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  » MORE