First Lady joins KVH, Upstream meeting


September 25, 2019


A NEW APPROACH: Top, Washington First Lady Trudi Inslee speaks to staff at KVH last Wednesday to help initiate the Upsteam USA program, designed to reduce unplanned pregnancies.

Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) launched its partnership with Upstream USA with a visit from the First Lady of Washington, Trudi Inslee, last Wednesday at KVH Family Medicine.

Inslee is a strong supporter of providing women with convenient contraceptive options. Inslee spoke to the staff at a brief reception, then joined a meeting on the Upstream program. "This is an important step for women in Washington," she said.

Upstream Washington is a nonprofit initiative working in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health and HealthCare Authority to reduce unplanned pregnancy in the state through increased access to contraception. KVH staff underwent a specialized training designed...

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