Live longer, better
Blue Zones Project® is brought to Parkland-Spanaway through a unique collaboration between two leading health systems (MultiCare Health System and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health) and Pierce County. This public-private partnership is a model for what other cities and states can do with the right forward-thinking leadership. Together, we’re helping the people of Parkland-Spanaway live longer, better.
MultiCare Health System
315 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405
MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare Health System has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital, and today is the largest community-based, locally governed health system in the state of Washington. MultiCare Health System’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region.
930 Tacoma Avenue S, Tacoma, WA 98402
Nearly 1 million residents live in Pierce County, the second largest county in the state of Washington. Our mission is to build strong communities that people are proud to call home. From the top of towering Mt. Rainier to the sparkling shores of Puget Sound, and everywhere in between, Pierce County is an amazing place to live, work and raise a family.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
1100 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is an integrated health system serving the Puget Sound region of Washington state, offering access to some of the country’s most prestigious experts and hospitals that are internationally known for superior quality. With a team of 18,000 team members, including nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers, they unite the brightest health care minds in the region to provide world-class clinical excellence at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites of care throughout the Puget Sound area. They embrace their community’s uniquely vibrant, active culture by providing holistic, personalized, and patient-centered care. They are committed to caring for the most vulnerable in our communities, including the poor and underserved, providing more than $300 million in community benefit – free, subsidized, and reduced cost health care and programs.