News and Updates

Biggs Street extension has begun

April 16, 2024

We are pleased to report that work has begun on the Biggs Street extension between NW 59th and NW 60th, adjacent to our Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services Center project now underway. During the road construction, we kindly ask our neighbors who use the Agate Beach Neighborhood and Dog Park to avoid the construction zone […]

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C-STARS Project Update and Arborist Recommendation

January 29, 2024

We are pleased to report that all city permits have been secured and site work is now underway at the site of the future Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services adult residential and outpatient center. Remodeling of the existing building at 5840 NW Biggs St. and construction of added space will be completed during the spring […]

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Construction begins in August

July 31, 2023

Contractors for Lincoln County’s new substance use disorder residential recovery center will install a temporary construction fence around the 5840 NW Biggs property on Wednesday, August 2. Within the next couple of weeks, you can expect to see contractors doing site preparation work so that construction can begin. The target completion date is August 2024. […]

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Fall Street Reservoir Project

June 16, 2023

What is the Fall Street Reservoir Project? Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital (the Hospital) is a community-based, 25-bed critical access hospital serving residents and visitors of Depoe Bay, Newport, Toledo, Waldport, and Yachats. The Hospital is working to develop a seismically resilient water supply source to ensure the hospital stays functional in the event of an […]

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Saxton retires after 20 years of service

April 5, 2023

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 husband Fred and sons in […]

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Designs created for Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services facility

December 14, 2022

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 created architectural and spatial designs […]

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Samaritan Treatment & Recovery Services for Lincoln County

May 17, 2022

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 turn anyone away for inability […]

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Emergency Water Supply Grant Submitted

May 15, 2022

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

May 1, 2022

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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