Clearwater Valley Hospital

Our History

St. Mary's/Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics History

Through the years we have helped generation after generation reach better health. Our organization has been striving to serve the needs of our region since we were established. We here at St. Mary's/Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics are loyal to our community and will continue to strive for excellence in healthcare.

In February, 1998, Clearwater Valley Hospital & Clinics in Orofino, ID. and St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics in Cottonwood, ID. formed a partnership through the Benedictine Health System based in Duluth, Minnesota to form a regional health care system. We share a joint management team, exchange staff, enter into joint service and purchasing contracts and support one another in carrying out the mission of the Essentia Health (formerly Benedictine Health System).

As a part of our health care mission, both St. Mary's and Clearwater Valley Hospitals acquired or established satellite medical clinics in Kamiah, Kooskia, Nezperce, Craigmont, Pierce, Cottonwood, Grangeville and Orofino. They hosted close to 45,000 patient visits last year.


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Clearwater Valley Hospital
301 Cedar St.
Orofino, Idaho 83544
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Clearwater Valley Orofino Health Center
1055 Riverside Ave
Orofino, Idaho 83544
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Clearwater Valley Kooskia Clinic
201 Thenon St.
Kooskia, Idaho 83539
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