LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on visitation policy revisions, the status of the hospital and CCC, and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Vaccine Update

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

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LVMC is accepting appointment requests from individuals 16 years of age and older with a qualifying high-risk medical condition.

Roxane Olsen-Markee and her boyfriend

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Roxane Olsen-Markee is a healthy and active person. She lives a fit life and is a physical therapist by profession. But she always had a bit of an odd physical feature, which ultimately led her to seek outpatient surgery at the Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC)surgical department.

woman sleeping peacefully

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Sleep, precious sleep. After a long day of work and play, going to sleep is something many of us look forward to. But are you getting enough? While we all know that eating nutritious foods and getting exercise is important for our health, we hear less about the importance of sleep. Getting enough rest is critical to your overall health and well-being.

man at doctors offie with hand wrapped

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Is a broken bone the same as a fracture? Knowing what to expect if you have a broken or fractured bone can make the healing process less stressful.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on the COVID-19 status of the hospital and CCC and the COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan.

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Although there is no cure for cognitive decline, the following preventative measures that you can take to help you keep your wits about you.

Kidneys

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March is National Kidney Month, and the National Kidney Foundation urges people to remember their kidneys for a checkup. The kidneys are two fist-sized organs in your lower back.

seniors making dinner

Written by Callie Austin on in Health & Wellness

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is important throughout your lifespan, but it becomes even more vital as aging occurs. Healthy weight maintenance and increased nutrient intake are key factors in the process of healthy aging.

Hayley Esdaile

Written by Hayley Esdaile on in LVMC News

One person tells you to stop eating fat; someone else tells you that eating fat is healthy. What do you do? Who do you listen to? For these moments of indecision, you can make an outpatient appointment with Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Registered Dietitian. 

young man speaking with his doctor

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Colorectal cancer cases among young adults are rising in the United States. Though rates are increasing, there is still a misperception that the disease does not affect young adults.

rendering of vein

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can result in severe leg pain and swelling. Still, it may be entirely preventable by following these useful tips.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on the status of COVID-19 Vaccinations, new COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 hospitalizations, and the status of the CCC.

Vaccine Update

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

On Thursday afternoon, Lompoc Valley Medical Center began administering hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines to Santa Barbara County educators.

Trish presenting blanket to LVN

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

CCC employee gives away handmade blankets to residents, coworkers.