The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of Yakima Valley in the state of Washington, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital, Astria Regional Medical Center and Astria Toppenish Hospital along with outpatient Astria Health Centers (14 medical clinics and 24 specialty clinics), Ambulatory Surgical Center, Astria Hearing and Speech, and Astria Home Health and Hospice with healthcare sites and providers conveniently located in towns and cities throughout the Region.
Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable healthcare organizations that improve health in the communities we serve.
Astria Health's leadership team has worked with some of the largest systems in the nation with dozens of successful hospital turnarounds throughout the country. Providing the expertise, know-how, processes and resources hospitals need, Astria Health ensures long-term profitable growth and stability in today's ever-changing healthcare environment.
The Yakima Valley has a lot to offer. Culturally diverse, you will find welcoming people who share a love for culture and the outdoors. The Yakima Valley has become one of the premier wine-producing regions in the world and now is home to some 65 wineries. We are just a short three hours away from the beautiful city of Seattle, great for a weekend getaway for a Mariners or Seahawks game or to enjoy shopping and fine dining. You can be on the world-class ski slopes of White Pass two hours after you leave your driveway. Anglers experience world-class trout fishing in the Yakima River, and in the Columbia River, anglers fish year-round for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, walleye, and bass. Windsurfers and kiteboarders travel from all over the world to enjoy their sport in the Columbia Gorge, which is just an hour away.
Sunnyside, Grandview, Prosser and the rest of the Yakima Valley are all part of a culturally diverse region of over 80,000 people living between the cities of Yakima on the west and Tri-Cities on the east.
Surrounded by wine country and warmed by 300 days of sunshine each year, Sunnyside is a culturally diverse community that is situated right in the middle of the Yakima Valley. Sunnyside, at 25,000 people, is the second-largest city in Yakima County and is a retail hub for the Valley area.
Sunnyside High School is a 3A high school (second-largest classification in the state). Sunnyside Christian High School is a private, nondenominational religious–sponsored high school also located in our community. Both schools offer excellent educational opportunities for their students. The schools also work together on some extracurricular activities. Sunnyside High School is noted for excellence in drama, wrestling, orchestra, the Washington State Science Fair and other educational competitions.
Grandview,5 miles east of Sunnyside, has been revitalized by the location of a Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center. The center has resulted in economic expansion in our area, including many new homes as well as jobs related to food processing.
Sunnyside and Grandview are in the heart of Yakima Valley Wine Country. The business of "agritourism" has become a key economic factor for the Yakima Valley. Various themed weekends in the wine industry promote tourism throughout the year. Sunnyside, Grandview and nearby Prosser have an expanded array of services to meet that need, including restaurants, motels, bed-and-breakfast inns, and a 24-hour fitness center.
In December, the annual Sunnyside Farm Implement Parade has become a must-see. On the first Saturday of December, colorfully decorated farm implements parade through the streets of Sunnyside to signal the start of the holiday season. The annual event draws thousands of people to Sunnyside and has been featured on national television.
With the scenery of the Cascade mountains and Washington state's most densely populated wine and fruit region, it's no wonder Yakima is one of the best places to live. The Yakima Valley is a perfect hub for day trips throughout the central Washington region, and numerous historic towns and scenic wonders are within an hour drive. Outstanding recreational opportunities, mixed with nearly 300 days of sunshine annually, make Yakima an excellent place to live.