And with three new primary-care clinics setting up shop in Yakima, that seems to be the case today.
Here’s what’s on the way, according to a Monday story from Yakima Herald-Republic business reporter Joel Donofrio:
- Construction has started on the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic’s newest facility, a 35,000-square-foot family-medicine clinic that should be open by fall on Summitview Avenue. The nonprofit clinic will offer a range of services, including OB/GYN, to underserved populations in the community.
- Meantime, a married couple, Dr. Christian Nilsen and Dr. Nina Ngo, have just opened the Sunny Family Medical Clinic on Creekside Loop near the Yakima Air Terminal. The clinic will provide care to patients who sign up for paid monthly memberships. The Washington natives are graduates of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Terrace Heights.
- And Kinwell Medical Group, which opened a family-medicine clinic in Rainier Square last month, announced last week that they’ll be partnering with Premera Blue Cross to offer exclusive care to Premera customers.