LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the status of the CCC, COVID-19 vaccine, new COVID-19 cases and positivity rate.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the status of the CCC, Covid vaccines, Covid Hospitalizations, and new Covid cases.

man getting his throat checked

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Many medical conditions can result in Dysphagia, including stroke, dementia, respiratory illness, and more.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community about the status of the CCC, COVID-19 Vaccine distribution, and COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Snoring child

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It may be a bit unsettling for parents to hear the sounds of snoring coming from the bedroom of a small child. While there’s often no need to worry about snoring that happens occasionally, parents might want to listen in for more frequent or severe snoring. That can be the sign of a problem and disturbed breathing during your child’s sleep.

LVMC Community Update,

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This week, our CEO updates the community on the CCC status, Covid Vaccines, Covid Cases and Hospitalizations, our DAISY Award Winner, and more.

February, Game Day

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If you’re getting ready to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday, be sure to follow simple tips to reduce your chances of getting or spreading COVID-19.

Thao Carey, RN

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center Registered Nurse Thao Carey has been recognized with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The prestigious international award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care provided to patients and families every day.

hands suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Though February 2 is widely known as Groundhog Day, a group of people suffering from autoimmune and inflammatory disease also mark the date. The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation created Rheumatoid Awareness Day on Feb. 2 each year, to raise awareness for the people who daily live with the pain and side effects of the disease.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO, Steve Popkin updates the community on the state of the Comprehensive Care Center, some COVID-19 facts and commentary, and the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.

Ray Down

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When he first was asked to serve on the Lompoc Valley Medical Center Board of Directors, Ray Down wasn’t that interested. But as a local banking executive, he thought it might be a good public relations move for his job.

Roger McConnell

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Lompoc financial adviser Roger McConnell is back on the LVMC Board of Directors after a short absence.

McConnell, who previously served for more than two decades on the board, was re-elected in November 2020.

eye test

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness for people older than 60 – but it can often be prevented with early awareness and treatment. Glaucoma damages the eye’s optic nerve when fluid builds up in the front part of the eye. The extra fluid adds pressure in the eye, damaging the optic nerve. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and it’s the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Glaucoma can also occur in one or both eyes.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the communiuty on the COVID-19 Vaccine, the number of new Covid cases in Santa Barbara County, and Hospital bed, and particularly ICU bed availability.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on our COVID-19 vaccination of community members and COVID-19 hospitalizations.