Bellingham Mayor Proclaims Healthcare Decisions Day

On March 1st, 2019, Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville proclaimed April 16th as Healthcare Decisions Day.

Above: Mayor Linville with Micki Jackson, community advocate for advance care planning, Heather Flaherty, executive director of the Chuckanut Health Foundation, and Dr. Bill Lombard, Medical Director of the DaVita Mt Baker Kidney Center.

“National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) exists to inspire, educate, and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. NHDD is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.”

For more information about National Healthcare Decisions Day and the importance of advance care planning, please visit the NHDD website, or contact us!