LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on the latest of COVID Vaccines, the Surgical Services Status, New COVID Cases, COVID Hospitalizations.

Steve Popkin

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

By the time you are reading this, we will already be in the year 2021. So, let’s take a brief look back at 2020 (hindsight is 2020), so we can then focus on the present and the future.

Armando Rojas and Family

Written by LVMC on in Patient Stories

Since childhood, Armando Rojas has always been a “big guy.” Three years ago, he weighed 407 pounds – the most he’d ever weighed. Even though he is 6-feet, 3-inches tall, that amount of weight put him at a BMI, or Body Mass Index, of 46. He was categorized as obese.

Danielle Cooper

Written by LVMC on in Patient Stories

When Danielle Cooper found herself unable to lose the weight she gained after back-to-back pregnancies, she tried diets, exercise, and limiting her food intake.

donations

Written by LVMC on in LVMC News

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, the Lompoc Valley Medical Center staff, the Comprehensive Care Center, and Lompoc Health sites have experienced the generosity of our community in unexpected and touching ways.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the Lompoc Community on the COVID vaccines, new COVID cases, and COVID hospitalizations.

Dr. Raoufi

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

Gastroenterologist Dr. Rahim Raoufi has been named the 2020 LVMC Physician of the Year. 

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO Steve Popkin updates the Lompoc community about Covid Vaccines, New Covid Cases, and Covid Hospitalizations.

person getting a shot

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

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.

Lompoc Hospital mural

Written by Alice Milligan on in Blog

After 10 years as an artistic showpiece at the entrance to LVMC, a colorful mural depicting the History of Medicine in the Lompoc Valley is getting a makeover.

Dr. Pierce

Written by William Pierce, MD on in Health & Wellness

The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic presented everyone, including LVMC, with an unprecedented set of circumstances. Everyone – from healthcare to education to commerce — had to react without the benefit of prior experience. To say that Covid-19 has impacted healthcare delivery in the U.S. would be a complete understatement.

Lompoc Hospital District Foundation

Written by Alice Milligan on in Blog

For more than 30 years, we have been committed to raising money to help Lompoc Valley Medical Center purchase necessary medical equipment to expand services for our local residents. We have been an active and engaged provider of healthcare-related lectures and have worked diligently to promote enhanced access to care in the Lompoc Valley.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

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

directors gathered to receive award

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

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.

woman rolling a joint

Written by Kayla Benado, IBCLC on in Health & Wellness

Marijuana use while breastfeeding may cause long-term child development issues for a baby.