COVID-19 and Vaccine Information
Masks are still required in healthcare settings per CDC and state health department guidelines.
Cari Matthews, MD, joined the PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center team of providers in 2017. Dr. Matthews is a seasoned Emergency provider with special interests in remote care, aeromedical evacuation and travel medicine.
Dr. Matthews comes to PeaceHealth from Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana. She is a Navy veteran with 15 years of experience serving with the Navy and Marines, including three combat deployments. She spent three years completing point-of-injury casualty evacuation with Marine helicopters in Iraq. She currently serves as a flight surgeon for the Air National Guard.
Dr. Matthews’ home life is also quite busy, as she has four young, active children under the age of 10, including three-year-old twins. In her limited free time, she enjoys skiing, scuba diving, traveling, hiking and dabbling with cooking.