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Valley Medical Center is celebrating 75 years since its inception as Washington’s first public hospital district in 1947. On Nov. 9, Valley celebrated its rich history of providing care in South King County and honored the incredible staff who have made it possible. Watch a  video and view photos from the event below.

Watch the video

Event photos

History display of time capsule contents. The capsule will be unearthed again after celebrating 100 years in 2047.

Polaroid photo booth. The Polaroid camera was invented in 1948, just a year after the public hospital district was created.

Visit from Ellie the therapy dog.

Recognizing employees with 30+ years of service.