LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, January 7, 2022

This week our CEO updates the community on our vaccination clinics, vaccination figures, good and bad news about COVID-19 in SB county, and changes to our visitation policy.

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LVMC Covid-19 Revised Patient Visitation Guidance

Lompoc Valley Medical Center recognizes the important role of visitors in the mental health and well being of hospitalized patients. LVMC visitor guidelines have been revised to ensure patient support during hospitalization, with a focus on minimizing the spread of COVID-19 exposure to protect patients and staff. The following guidelines are based on current guidance from California Department of Public Health and in effect.

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Vaccines, Boosters, and Additional Doses – What You Need to Know

Are you confused about getting a booster or an additional vaccine dose? Consider this information when making your decision.

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, December 17, 2021

This week our CEO updates the community on our vaccination clinics, vaccination figures, Covid in Santa Barbara County, a vaccination study, Covid hospitalizations, and booster shots.

CDC Expands Booster Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now recommending booster shots for everyone age 16 and older. 

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LVMC Community Update, December 3, 2021

This week our CEO updates the community on Vaccination Clinics, Omicron, Hospitalizations, our new Physician of the Year, and more.

Vaccine Update
Vaccination Clinic on Friday, Dec. 3

The Vaccination Clinic will be open from 12:30 to 6 pm Friday, with a large turn-out anticipated. We strongly recommend you make an appointment.

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CDPH Issues Statement on Omicron Variant

State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Dr. Tomás J. Aragón issued the following statement today on the Omicron variant.  

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, November 19, 2021

Thiis week our CEO updates the community on vaccination clinics, vaccination figures, Covid figures, Covid hospitalizations, the CCC, and our Foundation.

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LVMC Community Update, November 5, 2021

This week our CEO updates the community on vaccination clinics for children ages 5 - 11, the federal vaccine mandate for healthcare facilities, county vaccination Figures, and a Covid vocabulary lesson.

LVMC Vaccine Update
First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-to-11-year-olds, Nov. 10

LVMC will hold its first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic for 5-to-11-year-olds on Wednesday, November 10 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.

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Comparing COVID-19 and the Flu

This winter, experts expect that both COVID-19 and the flu will be making people sick. To understand more about the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and the flu, follow this primer.