More 400 people who were employed by Astria Regional Medical Center are now searching for jobs after the hospital announced closure at the end of the month. Officials at Solarity Credit Union in Yakima are reaching out to help. Members of the credit union are urged to contact Solarity for help with existing loans. Solarity Credit Union has also created a custom short term loan program for the former employees of Astria Regional Medical Center.

To answer your questions and concerns Solarity Credit Union has created a special hotline for the former employees 509-408-0361 and a website www.solaritycu.org/pages/former-astria-employees
A news release says "like many in the community, Solarity was surprised by the abrupt closure of Astria Regional Medical Center and the impact it has on the employees, our members and the community at large."