Island Hospital is located in Anacortes, Washington, USA, and is known for its big-hospital range of service in a small acute-care facility. The hospital also manages Family Care Clinics in Anacortes and on Lopez Island. All are under the auspices of Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 2, which serves western Skagit County, north Whidbey Island and the San Juan Islands. For detailed information about Island Hospital or other operations click on links at left.Our website holds "virtually" all you need to know about Island Hospital -- our medical staff, health services, community programs and general information. Also, by clicking on the Jobs link, you will see the positions that are currently open at Island Hospital. Should you need more details about any related subject than is available on our website, please click on the Contact Us link. Our staff is happy to help you with any question or inquiry you may have. Thank you for visiting, please come back often. Follow guidelines when disposing of unused medications When disposing of expired or unused drugs or medications there are certain precautions that should be followed to prevent the drugs from ending up in the environment or the hands of drug abusers. The FDA has developed some simple guidelines for the proper disposal of medicines, whether prescription or over-the-counter. Click here to read more. The Anacortes Police Department has a collection box for unused medicines. The box is located inside the lobby of the police department and available Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, please contact the Anacortes Police Department at (360) 293-4684. Heartbeats Magazine Now Online! Click here to get the latest information on:Wellness classes and health screenings Medical technology and advances New physicians and services at Island Hospital And more! Skagit hospitals join forces to develop electronic-record network Skagit County residents and medical-services providers will soon realize the benefits of portable and secure electronic health records through a partnership of Island, Skagit Valley and United General hospitals. The Medical Information Network North Sound (MIN-NS), a nonprofit agency responsible for this project, is developing and managing Skagit County's health-information exchange (HIE) to share and store patient-health records. Island Hospital will be connected to MIN-NS later this year. For more info, visit www.min-ns.org. Who owns Island Hospital? "Who owns Island Hospital?" Hospital-contracted surveys have shown that 75% of our community residents did not know. The answer: Those who live in our Public Hospital District boundaries -- which include Fidalgo, Guemes, Cypress and Sinclair islands own Island Hospital. Those of you who live in surrounding communities such as La Conner, the San Juan Islands and Bayview and consider Island Hospital your hospital, we are grateful for your continued support. OUR PROMISE Your best healthcare experience begins at Island Hospital. We always place your emotional and medical needs first and foremost. OUR MISSION We will deliver quality, compassionate and personalized healthcare to the communities we serve. OUR VISION Through collaboration with our physicians, staff and community we will develop innovative programs and provide medical services that enhance patient experiences and outcomes.