Saxton retires after 20 years of service

Bonnie Saxton and Aimee Thompson Special thanks to Bonnie Saxton who retired from the Pacific Communities Health District Board of Directors after 20 years of service. Bonnie had been an elected member of the Pacific Communities Health District Board of Directors since 2003. She moved to Lincoln County with her […]

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Designs created for Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services facility

Portland-based Clark Kjos Architects has created architectural renderings for the Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services facility in Newport. These renderings are the product of the schematic design phase, which is the first phase of the design process. Based on input from people with lived experience and other stakeholders, the architects […]

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Samaritan Treatment & Recovery Services for Lincoln County

A residential treatment facility for substance use disorder  Who this serves: Adults 18+ with substance use disorder from across Oregon, with priority to residents of Lincoln County. We expect to serve 200 residential patients and 600 outpatients each year. As a nonprofit health care provider, Samaritan Pacific Health Services doesn’t […]

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Emergency Water Supply Grant Submitted

To ensure that water is available to the hospital should we experience a major Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) seismic event, the Pacific Communities Health District has submitted an application for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant.

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Contributions to the Nursing Program

In 2022, the Pacific Communities Health District contributed $60,000 to support the nursing program at Oregon Coast Community College. To date, the college has graduated 200 nurses and many of them are working in Lincoln County health care facilities and clinics.

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About the Pacific Communities Health District


The Pacific Communities Health District (District) is a political subdivision of the State of Oregon under Chapter 440, Oregon Revised Statutes.

The District’s mission is to:

  • Provide clinically related diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services on an inpatient or outpatient basis;
  • Provide outreach programs in health care education, health care research and patient care;
  • Serve as a resource for health care providers in the District; and
  • Promote the physical and mental health and well-being of District residents.

Your new and remodeled Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital is modern, efficient and flexible enough to adapt to the rapidly changing nature of health care delivery. It will continue to provide high quality health care for decades to come for our diverse coastal community.