LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on COVID-19 and Vaccinations, Covid Hospitalizations and New Case Rate, and Vaccination Figures.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on COVID-1 booster shots, Covid indicators, County Vaccination Demographics, and LVMC's employees of the quarter.

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Written by Roberta Phillips-Copeland on in Health & Wellness

Prince Harry’s recent discussion of using EMDR to improve his mental health has drawn attention to this therapy.

Michelle Hunt

Written by LVMC on in Staff Spotlight

Sometimes it takes a lifetime of job experiences to find the right fit.

group participating in painting class

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Therapeutic Recreation Week is an annual observance that raises awareness about the benefits of recreational therapy services in recovery.

man rubbing leg

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Restless legs syndrome is a neurological disorder that can be effectively treated and managed with a combination of healthy behaviors and medications.

Written by Jeremy Farnum on in Health & Wellness

Knowing what causes craniofacial abnormalities can help females experience healthier pregnancies and reduce their baby’s risk for developing these conditions.

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Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Scoliosis is a common spinal disorder that can be detected with a yearly physical examination and treated early on to prevent back pain and postural changes.

guy pushing his brother in wheelchair

Written by Nora Wallace on in Patient Stories

George Sartori found what he needed for his brother at the Comprehensive Care Center.

LVMC

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

Lompoc Valley Medical Center rates better than state or federal averages in a key ranking of hospital quality metrics.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on Covid figures in Santa Barbara County, vaccinations clinics, and LVMC's Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) report.

patient holding stomach

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Abdominal pain, a visible bulge, and pain when lifting heavy objects are all possible signs of a hernia, which can be effectively treated with surgery.

Kirsten Chipps

Written by Nora Wallace on in Staff Spotlight

If you had to have a soundtrack to the work-life of Comprehensive Care Center Director of Nursing Kirsten Chipps, you’d probably hear the disco anthem “We Are Family.”

family going for a hike

Written by Emily Casarez, MSc. on in Health & Wellness

Healthy families who stay physically active generally tend to be happy families, as exercise can reduce the risk of illness and disease, and improve your mood and mental wellness. The second Saturday in June of every year is observed as Family Health and Fitness Day. This special day was created by the National Recreation and Park Association and promotes the role of parks and recreation in keeping families and communities healthy.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on hospital visitation policies, COVID-19 positivity rate, and vaccinations.