Category Archives: Education

Loyal Gritman Supporter Remains a Proud Volunteer

Janie Nirk Nominated for Statewide LOVE Award Janie Nirk has spent more than two decades cheerily helping patients and visitors at Gritman Medical Center. “It’s a good opportunity to showcase our hospital, to get around, to offer them coffee,” she said of the volunteer time she’s put in over the years at posts including the […]

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 […]

Help First Responders: Join the Idaho Yellow Dot Program

(Pictured above) Gritman Emergency Department Director Nicole Wheaton and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department Division Chief Debby Carscallen encourage Palouse motorist participation in the Idaho Yellow Dot Program to assist first responders following an accident. Gritman Emergency Department director a state leader in program   Minutes count in an emergency. The simple act of knowing a […]

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 […]

COVID-19 vaccines now fully open in Health District #2

Following an announcement from Public Health District #2, COVID-19 vaccinations are now open for anyone 16 years of age or older who lives or works in Idaho. Public Health—Idaho North Central District #2 includes Latah, Nez Perce, Clearwater, Lewis and Idaho counties. Governor Brad Little announced his decision to open vaccinations statewide effective April 5. […]

Feb. 18: Gritman Medical Center COVID-19 testing, hospitalization, and vaccination update

As part of our effort to keep the region informed of COVID-19 activity in Latah County, we are providing this update on test samples collected, average positivity rates over 7- and 14-day periods, positive inpatient hospital admissions, and our progress with COVID-19 vaccinations. We will continue to update this information on a regular basis. (1) […]

Feb. 05: Gritman Medical Center COVID-19 testing and hospitalization update

As part of our effort to keep the region informed of COVID-19 activity in Latah County, we are providing this update on test samples collected, average positivity rates over 7- and 14-day periods, and positive inpatient hospital admissions. We will continue to update this information on a regular basis. (1) This number reflects the total […]

Jan. 28: Gritman Medical Center COVID-19 testing and hospitalization update

As part of our effort to keep the region informed of COVID-19 activity in Latah County, we are providing this update on test samples collected, average positivity rates over 7- and 14-day periods, and positive inpatient hospital admissions. We will continue to update this information on a regular basis. (1) This number reflects the total […]

Oct. 8: Gritman Medical Center COVID-19 testing and hospitalization update

As part of our effort to keep the region informed of COVID-19 activity in Latah County, we are providing this update on test samples collected, average positivity rates over 7- and 14-day periods, and positive inpatient hospital admissions. We will continue to update this information on a regular basis. (1) This number reflects the total […]

Gritman Foundation’s Janie Nirk Challenge raises $120,000 for diagnostic imaging equipment

  MOSCOW— The Gritman Medical Center Foundation Janie Nirk Challenge came to a conclusion, raising $120,000 to purchase the latest echocardiogram technology that will directly improve patient care. “This machine will enhance our ability to provide exceptional care in the region through essential cardiology services and give us the ability to perform strain imaging for […]