In The News

Thank you for your interest in Family Care Network! Below are links to news and articles featuring our organization and team.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Michele Anderson, Director of Marketing, Communications & Project Management
Phone: (360) 318-8800
Fax: (360) 318-1085

January, 2023

Pacific Northwest Health Perks

December, 2022

Best of Lynden

October, 2022 

Best of the Northwest

September, 2022

Family Care Network adds Fairhaven Clinic

August 2022

Chuckanut Family Medicine officially opens

Family Care Network remains committed to Blaine facility, CEO says,20823?

September 2021

New doctor in Birch Bay,17502? 

July 2021

Blaine facility moving foward

May 2021

First child in the 12- to 15-year-old age group receives the COVID-19 vaccine

Teens and COVID Vaccines

April 2021

Parkscriptions featured in Earth Day article:

Family Care Network welcomes new physician assistant

March 2021

These 38,000 Whatcom County residents will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines this week

Whatcom County Community Vaccination Center opens to public March 13

Vaccine supply remains limited.

February 2021

Significant improvement in vaccine allocation ‘weeks — possibly months’ away in Whatcom

Up to 5,000 people a week could get COVID-19 vaccine at this Bellingham site starting in March

Whatcom receives no first doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week as state shifts focus 

County sends letter to Inslee on reopening plan

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine and who can get it in Whatcom County

Whatcom County officials question COVID vaccine shortage

Vaccine supply still not meeting demand

Vaccine availability updates

To make an appointment for vaccination with Family Care Network

January 2021

COVID-19 vaccine now offered to people 65 and older

Anxious Whatcom residents jam phone lines seeking appointments for COVID-19 vaccine

Flood of calls to healthcare providers — please do not phone in!


Family Care Network project delayed five months

Fall, 2020

Greg Anderson, MD and his use of Parkscriptions. (repost of Montana Free Press article)

July 29, 2020

Blaine property purchase delayed.,11093

April 30, 2020

Telemedicine in Whatcom County - >>

April 8, 2020

Delay in Blaine Gateway property development.,10189

March 22, 2020

Local medical facilities (including FCN) request donations of PPE.

March 19, 2020

Rodney Anderson, MD interview with KIRO7 News regarding shortage of COVID-19 testing supplies.

March 11, 2020

Update on Family Care Network building in Blaine.,9802?

February 19, 2020

Family Care Network metioned in article regarding changes to Bay Medical Clinic aquisition.,8264?

October 20, 2019

Family Care Network featured on Whatcom Report, reporting on healthcare in rural areas:

October 15, 2019

Mount Vernon Urgent Care expands hours:

October 1, 2019

Urgent Care expands to Lynden, extends hours in Mount Vernon. All locations open to FCN and non-FCN patients.

October 1, 2019

Two Family Care Network physicians were voted Best Family Practitioner in Bellingham Alive's Best of the Northwest 2019 poll:

  • GOLD: Karen O'Keefe, MD - Bellignham Bay Family Medicine
  • SILVER: John Hiemstra, DO - Lynden Family Medicine

September, 2019

Family Care Network purchases property in Blaine for a new medical clinic.,8374?

September, 2019

North Cascade Family Physicians was selected as a top 3 finalist for Best Medical Facility in's Skagit's Best 2019.

August 29, 2019

Greg Anderson, MD (Bellingham Bay Family Medicine) featured in KING5 news story on Parkscriptions:

August 23, 2019

Laura Fox, MD (Bellingham Bay Family Medicine) features in Washington State Governer's Office article about Parkscriptions:

August 21, 2019

Family Care Network shares plans for new medical clinic in Blaine.,8264?

May 1, 2019

Family Care Network providers featured in Outdoor Magazine article about "The Nature Cure": 

December 5, 2018

Dr. Leah Embree joins Birch Bay Family Medicine:,6497?

March/April, 2018

Family Care Network's Greg Anderson, MD featured in Washington Trails Association feature on Parkscriptions program.

March 17, 2017

Family Care Network adds laboratory services: