KVH News

Kids & Allergies

Spring is here, the weather is improving and it’s great for kids to be outside, unless your child is itchy, congested, and miserable due to allergies. Seasonal allergies are rare under age 2 years but very common after that, affecting up to 40% of children.

Mary Holmgren (KVH Volunteer)

In 2022, April 17-23 is National Volunteer Week. It was early 2002 when Doug and Mary Holmgren, freshly retired, moved east to be near to their children’s growing families. Not […]

Donation by The Foundation at KVH

The Foundation at KVH presents Kittitas Valley Healthcare with Donation (Ellensburg) March 31, 2022 – The Foundation at Kittitas Valley Healthcare, which directly supports the programs and services of Kittitas […]

Nature & Children

So what does outside nature time look like? It could be exploring the backyard or park, hiking, gardening, riding bikes, or just sitting under a tree daydreaming. Unstructured time, without a specific plan, encourages a child to get creative and be independent.

Reach Out and Read

The pandemic has affected so many things for our children, including their education. Despite incredible efforts by devoted teachers and school staff, progress in reading has suffered significantly, with many more students at risk of not learning to read than prior to the pandemic. Kids who do not learn to read in elementary school are at greater risk of dropping out, earning less, and getting in trouble with the law.

Debbie Hulbert (Inpatient Care)

Debbie Hulbert loved to work in her garden, growing vegetables. A graphic designer by trade, she also loved to cook and paint, and had plenty of energy to do it […]

Tony Nelson (COVID-19)

Reliable friend. Life of the party. Hardworking. People person. That’s how Anthony Nelson’s friends and family have always described him. With a quick wit, sharp intellect and enviable social skills, […]

COVID-19 and Children- Infection and Vaccines

Contributor: Dr. Elise Herman

Parents know too well what “pandemic fatigue” is. They are tired of it all- the masking, the distancing, the quarantining, the disruption of life, and the loss of a “normal childhood” for their kids. But this is a critical time in the COVID-19 pandemic…