• 24/7 Nurse Advice Hotline:866-418-2920
  • Fax:360-874-5595
  • Interpreter Assistance:360-377-3776
  • TTY & Hearing/Speech Disabled:711

Extended hours line

360-475-3729

Mon-Fri: 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sat: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Accountable Community of Health

Olympic Community of Health (OCH) is an accountable community of health (ACH), one of nine in the state, designed to be able to address the major health priorities in our…

Olympic Community of Health

Update on the Olympic Community of Health Guest blog by Barbara Malich   The Olympic Community of Health (OCH) is moving through the early formative steps required by the Washington…

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Customer Support Program

Kitsap Public Health District to continue as local lead organization for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange Customer Support Program   KITSAP COUNTY, WA– The Washington Health Benefit Exchange announced this…

National Health Center Week Video Contest Submission

Peninsula Community Health Services Clinic Coordinators put together a great video of the services PCHS offers and submitted it to the National Health Center Week video contest. Here's their wonderful…

HPV Vaccine

HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention: Protect Your Kids If there were a vaccine against cancer, wouldn’t you get it for your child? The HPV vaccine prevents cancers caused by human…

The Dental Checkup

• By Krisha McCoy, MS | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Maintaining good oral health is important to your overall health as well. Learn what to…

Saying Goodbye

I’m saying Good-bye after 22 years! Retirement comes the end of July for Barb Malich, CEO. As I look back over the years it is with very mixed emotions—looking back…

Warfarin/Coumadin Patient Support

Why we work so hard to support our patients on Warfarin/Coumadin   Warfarin (Coumadin) is a medication that is prescribed for patients that have blood clots or heart conditions that…

Dental Care for a Beautiful Smile

By Peter Jaret Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Given all the chewing, crunching, biting, and gnashing they do, our teeth are surprisingly resilient. Still, everyday wear and tear and the…

ReThink The Way We Drink

Dr. Mike Evans, a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Family Medicine, and a research team led by Dr. Katharine Bradley of Kaiser Permanente, put…

Infectious Disease Spotlight on Happiness

Infectious Disease Spotlight on Happiness A warm smile, a compliment, and positive energy infect every person you spread it to. As caregivers we work hard to infect all our patients…

Patient Voice

What’s this Patient Voice link all about? It seems everywhere you go there is a survey to fill out whether it’s about your coffee, your grocery shopping experience, or even…

Why Do We Ask So Many Questions

Why do we ask so many questions? Today, more than ever, when you visit us you are asked a series of questions. Some of them are focused on preventive care…

Whooping Cough aka Pertussis

Whooping Cough aka Pertussis What is Pertussis? It is a respiratory infection that is also known as Whooping Cough due to the characteristic sound of a whoop after a coughing…

Measles

Measles is the MOST contagious airborne illness. Vaccinated people are very well protected! Who’s at risk? Infants under 12 months of age (too young to be vaccinated) Any unvaccinated or…

E-Cigarette Safety Tips

E-Cigarette Safety Tips Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become remarkably popular in the past few years. Most people believe that e-cigarettes not only are safer than cigarettes, but also are effective…

Kids, Food, and Their Teeth

What your children eat can affect whether they grow up with healthy teeth. Click here for tips on helping your kids choose the right foods and beverages.

15 Myths and Facts About Cavities

Are children simply more likely to get cavities than adults? Is a cavity “no big deal” if it appears in a baby tooth? There are a lot of myths floating…

Dental Sealants for Kids

If you’re a parent, you might be asked by a dentist whether you want dental sealants placed on your child’s teeth. So what is a sealant and how does it…

Navigating The Refill Process

Sometimes navigating the pharmacy refill system can be challenging. Here are some tips for making this process easier for you: Keep track of when you are getting low on your…

Comedy Night: “Laughter Is The Best Medicine”

Get your tickets online here!! Don't forget the PCHS "Laughter is the Best Medicine - Year of the Colon" Comedy Fundraiser Night with Eric Haines on Thursday, March 13th 5:30pm…

February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

It’s Children’s Dental Health Month. How often should your kids replace their toothbrushes? Click on the link to find out more: Keep Kids’ Mouths Healthy

5 Important Tools for Good Dental Care

We all know how to brush our teeth, right? It's something we've been taught since an early age and, most times, take for granted how important brushing and flossing is…