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CEO Corner: Issue 210
in LVMC News
Greetings Lompoc Residents,
I took the reins at LVMC on February 28, after the well-earned retirement of Jim Raggio. I am appreciative of the very warm welcome I received from everyone I have interacted with, and I look forward to being actively involved in the community.
Food Trucks at the CCC
in LVMC News
At the Corner of East Walnut Ave and North 4th St.
Our Comprehensive Care Center invites you to bring your appetite to the May Moveable Meals Fest! Every Thursday in May, a local food truck vendor will be near the corner of East Walnut Avenue and North 4th Street, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Purchase the meal of your choice and relax on our grassy lawn for your lunch and some friendly conversation, or take it to go. Bring your wallet, your appetite, a blanket or chair and enjoy!
Consider the Risks Associated With Excessive Drinking
Excessive drinking can greatly increase a person’s risks of injuries, drowning, liver disease, some types of cancer and violence.
Staff Spotlight: Maria Dealba
Maria Dealba is a Patient Accounting Representative at LVMC and was hired in 1999 as a Certified Nursing assistant, working at the Comprehensive Care Center and the Medical/Surgical department. She has also worked as a receptionist in Physical Therapy and admitting. She has worked in Patient Accounting since 2002.
Family Welcomes Newest Addition
For the Gonzalez family, the arrival this week of newborn Paul Augustine Gonzalez is lucky #13. Maria and Jose Gonzalez welcomed tiny Paul at 8:33 pm on Tuesday in LVMC’s Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum department, with assistance from OBGYN Dr. Rod Huss.
Keep a Lookout for Pink Eye
Most parents have encountered the highly contagious inflammation known as “pink eye” at some point. Also known by its medical term of “conjunctivitis,” it is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in the world, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
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