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Effective March 19, 2020, visitors are prohibited from entering Lompoc Valley Medical Center: Hospital and the Comprehensive Care Center by order of the Santa Barbara County Public Health Officer.

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blood vials

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Lompoc Valley Medical Center and Lompoc Health are putting in place new rules concerning laboratory appointments. The temporary changes are being made to help limit interactions between patients and staff, to adhere to CDC-recommended social distancing, and to reduce the likelihood of community spread of COVID-19. They will be in place until further notice.

Dr. Peng examining Patient

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Many new physicians coming to Lompoc Valley Medical Center are unfamiliar with the area and need to spend a bit of time getting to know the Central Coast.

Ron Bellrose

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Congratulations to Comprehensive Care Center Plant Maintenance Employee Ron Bellrose on being selected as Employee of the Quarter!

Christina Vega

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Congratulations to Lompoc Health – North Third Center Registration Representative Christina Vega on being named Employee of the Quarter!

Amy McConnaughey

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Congratulations to Financial Analyst Amy McConnaughey on being named LVMC Employee of the Quarter. Amy, who has worked at the hospital for more than four years, was lauded for exemplifying the mission and values of the hospital.

family eating healthy

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In our society, the word "diet" is often used as a four-letter-word. We usually associate diet with deprivation, giving it a negative connotation. The more accurate definition of diet is simply the types of foods and beverages consumed daily, along with the attitudes and behaviors with which they are associated.

Nursing staff holding Beta Awards, 2019

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center is honored to be the recipient of numerous awards in 2019 for its work in improving quality and patient safety.

doctor holding stethoscope

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We are proud to welcome the following new medical providers practicing with Lompoc Health. Many patients have already had a chance to meet our new doctors, but for those of you who haven't, we'd like to introduce you to the latest faces in Lompoc's Healthcare.

Dr. Cedric Kwon

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Anesthesiologist Dr. Cedric Kwon has been named the 2019 LVMC Physician of the Year. Employees cast votes for the physician whom they believe exemplifies the district’s values and maintains the trust of the community, patients and residents.

 Dr. Angie Song

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As she’s started to meet more Lompoc Health patients, Dr. Angie Song has been pleasantly surprised by the “really sweet” patients she’s seen.

The Importance of Advance Directives

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You may hear the term “Advance Directives” during discussions about healthcare or long-term care. But what are they? Advance healthcare directives include two types of legally recognized documents called a living will and a healthcare power of attorney.

family walking into sunset

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center is expanding its healthcare offerings to the community with the introduction of surgical and medication weight loss programs.

Dr. Christopher Taglia in surgery

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You might say that Dr. Christopher Taglia is carrying on the family business. A board-certified general surgeon and co-founder LVMC’s new Surgical Weight Loss program, Dr. Taglia is newly arrived on the Central Coast and seeing patients at Lompoc Health - North H Center. 

Steve Popkin

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Greetings Lompoc Valley Residents:

The past nine months as Chief Executive Officer of LVMC have flown by, and I have enjoyed becoming part of the community and getting to know many Lompocians.