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LVMC’s Emergency Department is Distribution Site for Naloxone

Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Emergency Department is now a distribution site for free doses of Naloxone – commonly known as Narcan -- a medicine that rapidly reverses an opioid overdose.

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Wall of Honor to Recognize Long-Serving Employees

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. 

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Certified Nursing Assistant Training and Employment at CCC

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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Anthem Blue Cross Recognizes Lompoc Valley Medical Center for Higher Quality in Bariatric Surgery

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.

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Dr. Khawar Gul Named LVMC Physician of the Year for 2021

Cardiologist Dr. Khawar Gul has been named Lompoc Valley Medical Center Physician of the Year for 2021.

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Expanding Options at LVMC - New Equipment

As part of our mission to offer enhanced services and specialties to the Lompoc Valley, we are upgrading two critical diagnostic imaging systems and we have added a state-of-the-art robotic surgery system.

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Lompoc Hospital District Foundation Colorthon 2021 Raises $24,000

More than 300 people ran, walked, and strolled at the Colorthon 5K at the Mission Club on Oct. 30, raising almost $24,000 for the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation. Participants were sprayed with plumes of dyed cornstarch during the event, creating multi-hued faces and shirts as they traveled the picturesque course.

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2021 Colorthon This Weekend!

The 2021 Lompoc Hospital District Foundation Colorthon 5K will be at the Mission Club in Vandenberg Village on October 30.

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LVMC Achieves Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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LVMC Creates New Nurse Graduate Residency Program

Lompoc Valley Medical Center announces the creation of a New Graduate Residency Program for registered nurses. 

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LVMC Bond Refinancing Saves Taxpayers $5.3 Million

Lompoc Valley taxpayers will see a savings on property tax payments for years to come, following the recent refinancing of LVMC general obligation bonds. The refinancing comes 10 years after Lompoc Valley Medical Center relocated on June 29, 2010 to the newly constructed hospital at 1515 East Ocean Ave.

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Comprehensive Care Center Earns 5-stars

Lompoc Valley Medical Center: Comprehensive Care Center has been awarded a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The CMS ratings range from 1 to 5 stars and are based on quality measures, health inspections and staffing. Nursing homes with 5-Star ratings are considered to be significantly above average in quality.