Northern Arizona Healthcare is proud to share inspiring stories from across the system and throughout our communities.
Meeting the Challenge: Masks for the community
Local businesses and non-profits are working together to create masks for the public that will help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Meeting the Challenge: FMC Night lights
Since April 7th, community members and faith leaders have arrived at Flagstaff Medical Center nightly to show their support from the parking lot, lifting the spirits of patients and care givers.
Meeting the Challenge: Verde sews
In Cottonwood, hundreds of volunteers have organized under the name Verde Sews to create isolation gowns. In just over a month they reached their goal of 2,020 gowns sewn.
Meeting the Challenge: VVMC Night lights
Faith leaders and community members are lifting the spirits of colleagues at Verde Valley Medical Center with a nightly show of support.
Meeting the Challenge: Decontaminating masks
A team of colleagues tackled the problem of PPE shortages early, making NAH one of the first system’s in the country to implement decontamination of N95 respirators.
Meeting the Challenge: Flyover
On May 7th, the Arizona Air National Guard saluted frontline caregivers at NAH with a flyover of Flagstaff, Sedona and Cottonwood.
Meeting the Challenge: Line the sidewalks
On May 13th, colleagues held a special Hospital Week celebration as our healthcare heroes came to work in Flagstaff and Cottonwood.
Meeting the challenge: Housing our heroes
The Taylor House in Flagstaff was created to provide extended stay lodging for the families of patients. But at the beginning of the pandemic, it quickly adapted to a new mission: opening its doors to caregivers, so they could continue to work on the front lines without going home and putting their families at risk.
Meeting the challenge: Closer through technology
iPads help COVID-19 patients and their families communicate at Northern Arizona Heathcare's Flagstaff Medical Center.
Meeting the Challenge: Coming together, united for our communities
On June 26, 2020, Desert Financial Credit Union (DCFU) visited Flagstaff Medical Center to present a generous gift valued at $62,300.
Meeting the Challenge: Insights from reassignments
Northern Arizona Healthcare could have furloughed or laid off many colleagues during the crisis, but instead decided to reassign 220 people to different areas in order to keep them engaged in the organization’s mission and vision.
Meeting the Challenge: Donating the gift of blood during COVID-19
Giving blood has always meant saving lives. In these times, though, when life seems uncertain, giving is more important than ever. That’s because people who need blood – for example, cancer patients, accident survivors and those with certain types of anemia – haven’t stopped needing it during the COVID-19 pandemic.