MEETINGS for ostomates, family members & caregivers in the Yakima area are held every other month* (see below) at the Virginia Mason Memorial in Yakima, formerly Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, WA. 

Please contact the inpatient Wound/Ostomy Care Department (see contacts below) if you have any questions about the Yakima Ostomy Support Group or meetings.

All are welcome to join us!

COVID-19 Update – January 2021:  In-Person Ostomy Support Group Meetings Canceled

Meetings usually held at Virginia Mason Memorial in Yakima, WA are canceled for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic. We will do our best to post when meetings are again scheduled; however, ostomates are encouraged to contact their support group coordinators for current information! (see below)

Wear a mask, maintain a minimum 6-ft distance from others, wash your hands frequently, stay home if you can, and follow guidelines in place to protect you, your family, and those in your community!

Take Care and Good Health to All, , , Phil
Phillip R. Moyle, Spokane Ostomy Support Group
Website Coordinator, Inland Northwest Ostomy Support Groups

Yakima ostomy support meetings are
canceled until further notice!

When*: Meetings will be held on the second Wednesday in January (8th), March (11th), May (13th), September (9th) and November (11th).     Details are still being worked out, so please contact the inpatient Wound/Ostomy Care Department for details (509-575-8266).

Time10:00-11:00 a.m.

Ostomy Support Meetings - 2021:

Meetings canceled until further notice.


LocationVirginia Mason Memorial in Yakima, WA (formerly Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital), 2811 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA (509-575-8000); usually in the Basement in Classroom C (exceptions to this will be marked with signs).

Virginia Mason

2811 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA


  • Virginia Mason Memorial Wound/Ostomy Care Department
    • Telephone:  509-575-8266
      • Kanista Masovero, RN
      • Lois Engel, RN
      • Allyson Uhlman, RN, CWOCN