Before Your Surgery

Know before you go

General Info

Questions about your upcoming surgery?
Please Call:  509-689-3749


We offer a few important forms in English and Spanish that you can download and complete prior to your surgery. Please visit our Forms page.

Surgery Reminder List

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: During the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, Three Rivers Hospital will pre-screen all surgery patients per recommended health guidelines.
  • No food or drink during the eight hours before your procedure.
  • Bring a current list of your medications.
  • Bring a list of your allergies.
  • Bring something to occupy your time while you wait.
  • Bring or arrange to have somebody to drive you home after your procedure.

During a surgical procedure, people in the operating room may include the surgeon, physician assistant, anesthetist or CRNA, one or two surgery nurses, a recovery nurse, a radiology tech and one or two scrub technicians.

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