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Student and Community Activists Respond to Limits in Contraceptive Care

With the closure of Walla Walla General, Providence St. Mary Medical Center is the only remaining hospital in Walla Walla.

Christy Carley, News Editor

April 12, 2018

The closure of Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) in July of 2017 left a hole in the healthcare system of the Walla Walla Valley. Beyond increased waiting times at other facilities, WWGH's closure also means limited access to reproductive health services in town – an issue that senior Politics Major Meg Ri...

Walla Walla: A One Hospital Town

Captured by Taj Howe

Rachel Needham, News Reporter

September 19, 2017

On July 24, 2017, Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) officially closed its doors, leaving St. Mary’s Providence Hospital the only acute care facility in the Walla Walla Valley. Officials say the decision came after they encountered unanticipated regulatory changes. Prior to the closure of WWGH,...

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