LVMC Nurses

Written by Nora Wallace on

The nurses from Lompoc Valley Medical Center, the Comprehensive Care Center, and all Lompoc Health sites donated $3,000 today to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County in recognition of Nurses Week.

Surgeon

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After a mandated suspension of elective surgeries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lompoc Valley Medical Center will begin performing a limited number of elective (essential but not emergent) surgeries and procedures starting this week.

LVMC

Written by Steve Popkin on

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

Below, please find an update regarding the COVID-19 situation from the Lompoc Valley Medical Center perspective.  

groceries

Written by Karen Ortiz on

Many of our older community members, particularly those living alone, are not receiving the support they need during the coronavirus pandemic. To address this gap, Lompoc Valley Medical Center has joined several nonprofits in Santa Barbara County to identify isolated seniors and connect them to essential services or critical needs, such as food and medical supplies.

LVMC staff standing with wine makers and their truck load of donated wine

Written by Nora Wallace on

This week, more than 400 employees of Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Comprehensive Care Center, and Lompoc Health will receive a donated bottle of wine from appreciative winemakers in the Sta. Rita Hills.

LVMC

Written by Steve Popkin on

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

Below, please find an update regarding the COVID-19 situation from the Lompoc Valley Medical Center perspective. 

EVS crew

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Environmental Services Director Deanna Hall says her staff has “the fight of their lives” combating COVID-19. “EVS staff are behind the scenes heroes protecting our physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, patients, and employees by stopping the spread of infectious disease,” she says.

CCC resident meeting with a Family

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Every afternoon, David Castillo heads to the Comprehensive Care Center to visit his mother, Rosie.

Rosie, 86, has been a resident for more than a year and suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The onset of COVID-19 and the sudden suspension of all visitors to the skilled nursing facility – even for family members -- has not stopped his routine.

LVMC

Written by Steve Popkin on

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

Below, please find an update regarding the COVID-19 situation from the Lompoc Valley Medical Center perspective. There has not been significant change since the last update on April 8, but there are some things of note:

patient having a facetime call with doctor

Written by Nora Wallace on

Lompoc Health is pleased to announce its new TeleVisit service, with remote access to a wide range of medical specialties.

person typing on laptop

Written by Barbara Frink on

Effective April 9, 2020

Due to the onset of the COVID-19 virus and in order to adhere to restrictions put in place by the California Department of Public Health to prevent the spread of the disease, Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) and Lompoc Health are requesting patients to refrain from seeking the release of their medical records in person.

LVMC

Written by Steve Popkin on

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

Below, please find an update regarding the COVID-19 situation from the Lompoc Valley Medical Center perspective.  

Patti Field

Written by Nora Wallace on

LVMC staff got creative amid the COVID-19 pandemic today in order to celebrate a cherished employee. Longtime Registered Nurse Patti Field had been looking forward to being recognized Tuesday night at the hospital district’s biannual Ceremony of Champions. The event was postponed due to the pandemic.

rendering COVID-19 virus

Written by Paul Fry on

We want to update you on the latest information regarding COVID-19, as well as provide our best recommendations to prevent the spread of the virus, based upon guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other organizations. Please keep in mind that the guidance and recommendations from these organizations continue to evolve and are subject to change. Also, we’re pleased to announce Lompoc Health patients now have access to TeleVisits with many of our providers.

Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Written by Steve Popkin on

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

Below, please find an update regarding the COVID-19 situation from the Lompoc Valley Medical Center perspective.  I intend to provide updates weekly, or as needed.