Category Archives: Community

Gritman Achieves Level IV Trauma Care Designation

State-Level Certification Validates Exceptional Emergency Care Patients enter the Gritman Emergency Department knowing they can receive an exceptional level of care. Such high standards have also been validated by the state of Idaho Time Sensitive Emergency System (TSE), which has granted Gritman Level IV Trauma Certification for the care provided by our Emergency Department. Gritman […]

Gritman’s COVID Response Recognized with Major University of Idaho Award

Gritman, U of I Teams Given 2021 President’s Medallion   Gritman Medical Center’s unprecedented effort to ramp up Moscow’s COVID-19 pandemic response operation has been enshrined by the University of Idaho. Efforts by the hospital and its employees to stage and staff  a mass surveillance testing operation and build a lab that continues to test […]

Now offering teen and adolescent wellness exams with sports physicals

Gritman|Moscow Family Medicine’s Sports Medicine Clinic is now offering teen and adolescent wellness exams with sports physicals. Annual adolescent and teen wellness exams, which are covered by most insurance programs, including Medicaid, are recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics for all children age 5 and older and are much more thorough than simple sports […]

Support spurs Latah Recovery Center facility upgrades

The Latah Recovery Center never closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. A proud partner in serving people in recovery, the downtown Moscow-based center stepped up when other facilities closed their doors to the public in 2020. While other venues had to restrict public entry as a result of coronavirus precautions, the center continued to […]

Vaccine clinic inspires return to ‘Community with a Big ‘C’

Moscow resident Sherri Haight praises kindness, efficiency of Gritman vaccine clinic Sherri Haight expected to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine through Gritman Medical Center. She didn’t expect the “emotional hug” that came with it from the community she’s called home for more than three decades. From the crews shoveling snow to the […]

‘A little bit of sunshine’ for those fighting cancer

Mr. Leon’s and Gritman work together to provide styled wigs to cancer patients (Photo contributed by Mr. Leon’s School of Hair Design.) Lisa Salisbury, owner of Mr. Leon’s School of Hair Design in downtown Moscow, witnessed firsthand in 1995 the cruelty of cancer as it stole her father, Leon Cover, when he was just 53 […]

Here for patients and caregivers

Gritman is there for you before, during and after your stay (Pictured above, from left to right: Crystal Schluter, Care Management director; Holly Hall, nursing leader; and Nichole Wheaton, Emergency Department director.) Having the support of a loved one or a caregiver is important for good health and healing once a patient is discharged from […]

Living well with diabetes

Gritman Medical Center’s Living Well With Diabetes class can give you the knowledge and skills you need to confidently care for your diabetes and to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Get expert advice from nurses, dietitians and certified diabetes care and education specialists. During the class, you will learn about: Disease process Food and nutrition Being […]

Committed to providing primary care in your community

Rural clinics ensure everyone has access to health care (Part 3 of a three-part series exploring the importance of establishing a relationship with a primary care provider. Part 1: Having a primary care provider can help you live longer and healthier. Part 2: When should I go to QuickCARE instead of my primary doctor?.) Our […]

Partnering for a healthier community

National Recovery Month in September is an opportunity to celebrate our friends and loved ones in recovery from mental and substance use disorders and the organizations and people helping them to succeed. Mental health and substance abuse are nationwide issues that have contributed to countless tragedies, and the Palouse has not been immune. Both issues […]