Lompoc Valley Medical Center

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As a special part of the 2022 celebration of National Hospital Week, LVMC CEO Steve Popkin announced the creation of the LVMC Employee Wall of Honor. 

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the Lompoc community on COVID-19 hospitalizations, vaccination clinics, vaccination/booster statistics, and the LVMC Café Open for Educational Forums and Public Dining.

CCC

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s skilled nursing facility, the Comprehensive Care Center, is seeking job applicants for its Nursing Assistant Training Program beginning June 20, 2022.

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Occupational therapy can help people learn how to perform essential daily tasks after experiencing or recovering from a debilitating illness or injury.

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Paying close attention to your diet and the foods you eat remains critical when you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Some foods can trigger your IBS symptoms to make you feel uncomfortable and affect your quality of life. On the other hand, certain foods can improve your digestion and help you find relief from IBS.

woman holding her stomach in pain

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Understanding the link between stress and IBS can help people control and improve this common digestive disorder.

woman in class meditating

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Many behaviors that effectively reduce stress can also improve a person’s mood, physical health, and overall quality of life.

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Not all food is created equal, and getting a good balance of macronutrients and micronutrients is an essential part of eating a healthy diet.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on Covid Hospitalizations, Vaccination Clinics/Boosters, Vaccination/Booster Statistics, and California Comparative Covid Statistics.

Vaccine Update

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Based on updated guidance released Tuesday, April 5 by the California Department of Public Health, a second COVID-19 booster dose is recommended for people ages 50 and older, regardless of whether there are underlying health conditions.

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Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that can cause a problem with the bones; however, there are many treatments available.

Anthem Blue Cross

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center is proud to be recognized by Anthem Blue Cross with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

nurses

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Nurse Educator Brianna Bonner remembers chatting with a newly graduated nurse one day and being a bit stunned by what she heard.

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Tuberculosis is a serious illness that can usually be cured as long as it is identified.

Code stroke team

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Last August, a 62-year-old Lompoc woman arrived at the Emergency Department showing symptoms of an ischemic stroke. She was quickly assessed and treated for stroke by medical staff.