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National & Washington Trends

The Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge provides the following guidelines for hospitals to pursue:

  • Support local farms

  • Purchase sustainable food

  • Improve Nutritional Quality

  • Reduce Waste

Hospital Participation

As of March 2010, there are 284 Pledge-signers nationwide, and 13 in Washington. They are:

  1. Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, WA
  2. Island Hospital, WA
  3. MultiCare Health System:
  4. Tacoma General Hospital, WA
  5. Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, WA
  6. Allenmore Hospital, WA
  7. Covington Outpatient Center, WA
  8. Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, WA
  9. Overlake Hospital Medical Center, WA
    Swedish Medical Center:
  10. - Swedish Cherry Hill, WA
  11. - Swedish First Hill, WA
  12. - Swedish Ballard, WA
  13. University of Washington Medical Center, WA

 

 

Resources

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »