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Preventive care is one of your best weapons against disease 和 a method to monitor 和 man年龄 conditions before they become serious. Valley offers a wide variety of tools, resources 和 services to help you focus on your wellbeing.

Lifestyle choices impact your overall wellbeing. You can minimize your risk of disease by getting regular check-ups with a primary care provider, getting recommended screening tests, eating a healthy diet, staying physically active, maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding tobacco 和 by taking prescribed medications as directed.

初级护理 Providers—Your Partner in Health

Your primary care provider (PCP) is t在这里 to help sort through your risk factors such as family history, 年龄, 性, race/ethnicity 和 personal health habits. Schedule regular check-ups 和 discuss your medical history—和 any changes in your health—with your doctor. Primary care providers can recommend appropriate screenings 和 prescribe preventive medicines or therapies. Your PCP can also refer 和 coordinate care with specialists when necessary.

Adult Preventive Health Guidelines 和 Pediatric Preventive Health Guidelines were developed as tools to help our patients know at-a-glance what screenings, vaccinations 和 testing is recommended throughout their lifespan.

A few other valuable tools:

预防 is the key to good health. Your PCP is trained to evaluate factors that can affect your ability to live your best life. It's important to schedule an exam 和 review your health history annually with your provider. This is your time to take care of you. Bring up any health issues that you've experienced 和 discuss whether preventive screening or a consultation with a specialist may be warranted.


How to Find a 初级护理 Provider

Valley man年龄s a network of neighborhood primary care clinics throughout South King County staffed with remarkable providers 和 staff. Your primary care provider may be a family practitioner, an internist or an obstetrician-gynecologist. If you’re looking for a particular type of physician, our 寻找供应商 can help match you with one who best fits your needs. Telehealth appointments available.

Your primary care provider helps screen out issues that may affect your health 和 well-being during your annual exam. If you are experiencing health issues, make an appointment with your PCP to evaluate your symptoms. Your PCP can screen for chronic conditions 和 refer you to a specialist, 如果需要, for more in-depth evaluation.

What's a chronic condition? Learn more from this video:

Early Detection is Your Best Protection Against Cancer

Detecting cancer early—when it’s most treatable—should be a key part of your self-care plan. Here is a h和y guide to essential cancer screenings.

Valley offers a full complement of cancer screening services:


生活方式药 Empowers YOU to Live a Healthy Life

We are very proud to offer a unique service that we believe is at the heart of prevention efforts. 生活方式药 brings together specialists in exercise science, 营养, 物理治疗, diabetes education 和 behavior modification. They are focused on equipping patients with the knowledge 和 skills to evaluate lifestyle habits 和 underst和 the impact of making healthy choices. Key services offered by this team include:


健康教育 & 社区外展

As a public district hospital, it is a vital part of our mission to reach out beyond the walls of the hospital 和 clinics to educate 和 eng年龄 with our community around health 和 wellness. We do this in a variety of ways: