Off The Press — There’s something sick about healthcare

April 14, 2015

Late in February, my wife Michelle became suddenly, seriously ill, ending up in the hospital for a little over two weeks. One week of that was spent in intensive care.

Tom Corrigan Press reporter

Tom Corrigan
Press reporter

The beautiful part here is she is home and doing fine. To me, that’s the most important sentence in this column.


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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.

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New text message service aids health insurance enrollment

December 3, 2013

County residents can text “King” plus a ZIP code to “468311” and Public Health – Seattle & King County’s new text messaging program will send information about upcoming health insurance enrollment events customized to that ZIP code.

“Now, it just takes a quick text to find the most convenient place to sign up for affordable healthcare,” King County Executive Dow Constantine said.

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