Entries by Danielle Larsson

Some Thoughts on COVID-19 in Boundary County

Some Thoughts on COVID-19 in Boundary County April 1, 2020 By: Greg Botkin, MD, Medical Director, Boundary Community Hospital I will begin with an apology. If you are reading this with hope of finding scientific clarity you will be disappointed. I thought the best way to do this would be to address the questions that […]


Renewal By: Tari Yourzek Chief Nursing Officer Boundary Community Hospital Re·new·al an instance of resuming an activity or state after an interruption. The replacing or repair of something that is worn out, run-down, or broken. Many in the North have commented that this past winter has been a particularly dark one. As winter retreats and […]

Boundary Community Hospital and COVID-19

By: Preston Becker, CEO, Boundary Community Hospital As tents pop up near the Emergency Rooms at other Northwest Hospital Alliance* Member Hospitals in our area, I felt it was important to reassure Boundary County residents that your local community hospital is prepared if we are needed.  Boundary Community Hospital, Extended Care Facility (Nursing Home), and […]

2020 Festival of Hearts Recap

With Grateful Hearts February 2020 Bonners Ferry Herald With grateful hearts, the Fry Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors has announced that the Festival of Hearts gala raised over $52,000 this year. Most of the money will be used to help fund the recently installed 3D Mammogram equipment at Boundary Community Hospital.  Tickets sold out early […]

Early Detection

Early Detection – Tests That Can Save Your Life By: Susan Layeux, MD Boundary Community Clinic Medical Director March 2020 Bonners Ferry Living Local Screening for the most common cancers is highly recommended by organizations like the American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force […]

The Time to Act is Now

The Time to Act is Now By: Alana Temple, RN, BSN Boundary Community Hospital Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Boundary Community Hospital has made various efforts to improve cardiac care and outcomes for those presenting with heart-related problems. […]