Why is EvergreenHealth seeking to pass Proposition 1?
For the past 47 years, EvergreenHealth has delivered vital health care services to our Eastside community and beyond—serving to enrich the health and well-being of every life we touch through thoughtful expansion alongside our ever-growing community.
On occasion, we’ve come to the community to ask for your support to help with that growth. Thanks to that support, we were able to open a hospice center and hospice homecare program in 1991 as well as an expanded emergency department and eight-story inpatient tower in 2007.
With Proposition 1, also known as EverHealthy, we are seeking your help to support new projects vital to the ongoing health of the community.
What is EverHealthy?
EverHealthy is the second phase of EvergreenHealth’s 10-year facility improvement plan, created in 2015.
The successful first phase—made possible in part by community support—was completed in 2017 on time and on budget, creating:
This second phase will transform EvergreenHealth’s Kirkland campus even more to help us continue to deliver the exceptional care and service our patients know and trust, and meet the health care needs of our community for decades and generations to come.
How was the EverHealthy plan created?
EverHealthy was developed in 2015 by EvergreenHealth and the EvergreenHealth Board of Commissioners utilizing strategic insight to population trends, community health assessment and third-party projection data to help us understand and anticipate the growing health care needs of our community.
The impetus for this plan includes:
What specific projects within the EverHealthy plan will Proposition 1 support, if approved?
As with everything we do, our focus is on safety and growth that meets the clinical and service needs of our patients and community.
On August 6, the community will be presented with the opportunity to support our public district hospital through the following projects in the upcoming election: