Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics (formerly North Snohomish County Health System) is a community-based health care organization located in Arlington, Washington and it comprises the Cascade Valley Hospital and affiliated clinics. Conveniently located in the heart of your community, Cascade Valley Hospital is a short term hospital that counts with 49 certified beds and participates with Medicare and Medicaid programs. Cascade Valley Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Working together, primary care physicians, specialists, registered nurse practitioners, and certified physician assistants offer the best of both worlds: personalized care in a small clinic environment backed by a full range of health care resources at Cascade Valley Hospital.
The history of Cascade Valley Hospital starts in 1909 when the Arlington General Hospital was built as the first hospital in Snohomish County, tending to the needs of Arlington and neighbor communities. In 1958 a new hospital was built but due to financial reasons it was sold to Arlington General Hospital and was renamed Cascade Valley Hospital. A new hospital was built on the CVH campus in 1987; increasing the number of available beds and providing space for the ever-increasing services offered. North Snohomish County Health System (NSCHS) was formed in 1996. Today this health system, known as Cascade Valley Hospital & Clinics (CVH&C), includes the hospital and a variety of primary care and specialty clinics, located in Arlington, Smokey Point, North Marysville, Granite Falls, and Darrington.
Cascade Valley Hospital offers a wide range of health care services like: Acute Care, Clinical Laboratory, Day Surgery, Emergency Services, Family Birthing Center, Imaging Services, Intensive Care, Inpatient Surgery, Oncology Clinic, Sleep Disorders Lab, Cascade Valley Arlington Surgery Center and Wound Care Center. The Cascade Valley Hospital Emergency Department was designated by Washington State as a Level IV trauma center; this emergency department must undergo a stringent survey process. This distinction assures excellence in trauma care, an exemplary staff, and up-to-date medical equipment.