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Legacy Health implements visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Legacy Health is committed to the safety of its patients and staff. Based on this week’s updated COVID-19 case counts in counties served, Legacy is adjusting our visitor policy to restrict visitors in all hospitals and clinics... » MORE

Legacy Health prepares for omicron, urges caution through the holidays

As the omicron variant arrives in our communities, Legacy Health is preparing to deliver safe, high-quality care during an upcoming surge that will drive a spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations... » MORE

As a significantly higher COVID surge looms, hospital systems ask for your help

Get vaccinated and get boosted if you have not already done so. Current projections predict a significant spike in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations driven by the omicron variant beginning mid-January and likely peaking in February... » MORE

Legacy Devers Eye Institute and Legacy Research Institute are part of a study to investigate stem cell therapy as a potential glaucoma treatment

November 4, 2021 • Legacy Devers Eye Institute is leading a national research project investigating stem cell therapy as a potential treatment for glaucoma, the world’s second leading cause of blindness. Legacy’s Brad Fortune, O.D., Ph.D., and a multidisciplinary team... » MORE

COVID-19 pediatric vaccinations

Legacy Health encourages families to get a COVID-19 vaccination for their children ages 5 to 11 as soon as they are offered to help protect your child, reduce severe infections and limit hospitalizations in our communities. Reviews by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that the vaccines are safe and effective for children... » MORE

Colder temperatures, power outages increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

November 3, 2021 • As fall weather sets in throughout Oregon, the Oregon Poison Center at Oregon Health & Science University and the Legacy Emanuel Hyperbaric Department want to remind the public about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning... » MORE

Legacy Health’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign improves safety, reduces infections in communities

October 12, 2021 • Legacy Health has vaccinated 1,400 employees since announcing its COVID-19 vaccination requirement on Aug. 4 to reduce infections and protect the safety of Legacy’s staff, patients and communities. Legacy has increased the vaccination rate... » MORE

Legacy Health pauses all nonurgent surgical procedures

August 23, 2021 • The Delta variant is creating a significant strain on our hospitals and staff and in the coming weeks Legacy Health is projecting an unprecedented number of hospitalizations. Legacy has made the decision to implement surge plan measures that will address the... » MORE

Legacy Health sells Hopewell House to nonprofit hospice

August 10, 2021 • Legacy Health will sell Hopewell House to the Friends of Hopewell House, a grassroots nonprofit that quickly formed to restore the hospice services provided at the historic mansion tucked in the Hillsdale neighborhood... » MORE

Legacy Health implements new vaccine requirement policy

August 4, 2021 • At Legacy Health, our goal is to be the safest place to deliver and receive care. Since March of 2020, there have been incredible lessons learned about how we keep our patients, one another, and our community safe. The landscape of the pandemic is ever-changing... » MORE

Legacy Health announces new senior vice presidents

July 28, 2021 • Legacy Health recently hired Kecia Kelly, DNP, as senior vice president and chief nursing officer, and Seth Podolsky, M.D., as senior vice president, chief medical officer. Both will serve on Legacy's executive team. » MORE

Randall Children’s Hospital opens new Family Birth Center

July 7, 2021 – Today, Legacy Health announces the opening of a new Family Birth Center at Randall Children’s Hospital, the most ambitious center of its kind in a generation and the most comprehensive, state-of-the art birth center in Oregon. » MORE



Portland-area health systems call for caution ahead of Fourth of July weekend

June 30, 2021 • With the Fourth of July weekend on the horizon, we are coming together as leaders of Portland-area health care systems to encourage people to do their part to reduce heavy demand on hospital emergency departments.  » MORE

CARES Northwest announces new Executive Director

May 24, 2021 – Today, the Board of Directors of CARES Northwest is pleased to announce that Jenny Gilmore-Robinson a nonprofit executive with...  » MORE




A-dec and Legacy Health Announce Joint-effort to Fight COVID-19

April 1, 2020 • A-dec and Legacy Health today announced an agreement for A-dec to manufacture and provide much needed supply of personal protection equipment (PPE) for Legacy hospitals and health care facilities.  » MORE

Mary and Ryan Finley donate $3 million to Legacy Health, OHSU to combat COVID-19

PORTLAND, ORE. – March 31, 2020 – An Oregon couple moved by the heroic work of frontline clinicians and health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis is giving $1.5 million each to Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  » MORE