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Lompoc Valley Medical Center Administers COVID Vaccine to Frontline Workers

Lompoc Valley Medical Center on Thursday afternoon received its first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to prevent the Coronavirus disease caused by SARs-COV-2.

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, December 11, 2020

This week our CEO updates the community on vaccines, positivity rate, new Covid cases, and Covid hospitalizations.

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LVMC Awarded Gold status on Antimicrobial Stewardship Honor Roll

Lompoc Valley Medical Center has received the California Department of Public Health’s highest award level for its efforts to encourage the appropriate use of antimicrobials.

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, December 4, 2020

This week our CEO update the Lompoc community on the upcoming stay-at-home order, new COVID cases and positivity rate, vaccinations, our retiring board president, Mr. Raymond Down, and much more.

New Board Members being sworn in
Hospital Board Members Sworn into Office

A swearing-in ceremony was held Friday at Lompoc Valley Medical Center for two board members. 

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LVMC Board Room Named for Outgoing Hospital Board Member

The Lompoc Valley Medical Center Board Room was named Thursday in honor of outgoing Board President Raymond F. Down Jr. Mr. Down served on the Board of Directors for 47 years.

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, November 20, 2020

This week our CEO updates the Lompoc community about Covid Vaccines, Covid Positive Hospitalized Patients, Tier Status Figures, and this year's Flu Season. 

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, November 13, 2020

This week our CEO updates the Lompoc community about the new Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Lompoc Covid-19 Workgroup, Lompoc Valley Covid Cases, California Covid Mortality Trend, and Covid Positive Hospitalized Patients.

physicians holding their signed commitment
Physicians Sign “Smart Use Guarantee” to Protect Patients

Physicians at Lompoc Health North — H Center and Lompoc Health — North Third Center are taking a special pledge to prescribe antibiotics only when it is deemed medically necessary for patients. 

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, November 6, 2020

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

What happened on this date in history?

1869 – The first U.S. college football game was played: Rutgers 6; Princeton 4.
1947 - NBC's "Meet the Press" debuted—the United States’ longest-running TV show.
1968 - Richard Nixon won a close contest for president over Hubert Humphrey and became the 37th president of the United States.

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LVMC Kicks off DAISY Award Effort 

LVMC is pleased to announce that it is participating in the DAISY Award recognition program. The DAISY Foundation was created by the family of Patrick Barnes, who died in 1999 at the age of 33 from complications related to Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), an auto-immune disease. Patrick spent the final 8 weeks of his life in the hospital and his family vividly recalled the “skillful and compassionate care” he received from his nurses. 

LVMC Community Update
LVMC Community Update, October 30, 2020

Dear Lompoc Valley Community:

What happened on this date in history?

1941 - After nearly 15 years of work, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota was completed. The colossal sculpture features the heads of Presidents George WashingtonThomas JeffersonTheodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.
1974Muhammad Ali regained the heavyweight title by knocking out George Foreman in the eighth round during the fight billed as the "Rumble in the Jungle.” (It would be ironic if he knocked out George Foreman by punching him in the “grill.”)
2003 – basketball player LeBron James, who was drafted directly out of high school, made his NBA debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers.