To the Editor

July 29, 2014

 

Relay for Life

Group is still needing   funds to make its goal

On May 31, members from our community took to the track at Issaquah High School for Issaquah’s 2014 Relay For Life. As always, it was those involved who made this year’s Relay For Life an outstanding event and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

“Thank you” doesn’t seem enough for what the community gave to Relay For Life this year. We are so grateful for: the planning team made of volunteers who spent the year organizing the event; the team captains and team members who raised money and awareness for cancer research during the Relay season; our day of event volunteers who helped set up and prepare; and our sponsors and community businesses that made generous donations.

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Swedish/Issaquah hosts health care insurance sign up Feb. 24

February 22, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 22, 2014

Patients, their families and the community are invited to a Affordable Care Act Health Insurance sign up from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at Swedish/Issaquah, 751 N.E. Blakely Drive.

If you cannot attend, call 206-386-6996 to set up an appointment.

Opinion: Pro on Obamacare

December 18, 2013

NEW — 10:50 a.m. Dec. 18, 2013

In the past few years, you have most likely heard people around you discussing Obamacare. Chances are you haven’t really paid much attention to what they were saying. I mean, as a teen, it doesn’t affect you right? Think again.

Before I begin, what is Obamacare?

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City hosts health care insurance enrollment event

October 22, 2013

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Issaquah residents who don’t have health insurance can now enroll in affordable health insurance options online at www.wahealthplanfinder.org.

Still, enrolling might seem daunting for anyone who doesn’t have good Internet access, or who doesn’t feel comfortable signing up using a website.

That’s why the city of Issaquah and Public Health – Seattle & King County have teamed up for an in-person enrollment event from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Eagle Room at Issaquah City Hall, 130 E. Sunset Way.

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Learn about changes in new healthcare law Oct. 8

September 29, 2013

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 29, 2013

Theresa Baker, of the Baker Insurance Group, hosts the first of several interactive informational sessions on the Affordable Care Act “What You Need to Know” at 6:30 p.m. Oct 8 at the Spiritwood at Pine Lake retirement community, 228th Ave. S.E.

Baker also will share insights about the new regulations with patients affected by multiple sclerosis at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Swedish/Issaquah, 751 N.E. Blakely Drive.

The 25-year insurance professional is also scheduled to speak at Spiritwood again Nov. 5.

“ObamaCare is coming,” she said. “The only way to be prepared for the change is to be educated on how the law will affect you and your family.”