keys left in fridge

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Recognizing early signs of dementia and cognitive decline remains critical to connecting older adults with the treatment they need to improve or delay symptoms.

eye exam

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Cataracts are exceedingly common, especially with increasing age. The treatment for cataracts is also common, as well as highly safe and effective.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the County's tier, new testing requirements, COVID-19 vaccinations, and much more.

Jared Clodfelter, BSN

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Registered Nurse Jared Clodfelter, BSN, was named LVMC’s newest recipient of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Jared, who has been a Medical-Surgical nurse at LVMC since last September, is nicknamed “Sparkles” or “Dr. Sparkles” by his coworkers.

woman trying to speak

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Aphasia is a condition that impairs your ability to write and verbally communicate. Without treatment, aphasia can reduce the quality of life and make it difficult for you to interact with others, including your loved ones.

sign warning about ticks

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Lyme disease is a common tick-borne illness and, if unidentified or untreated, it can have serious health consequences.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on COVID-19 positivity rate, vaccination distribution, our Nursing Assistant Training Program, and more.

Vaccine Update

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If you have received a bill for payment of a Covid-19 vaccination at Lompoc Valley Medical Center, please disregard the bill. These bills were sent in error, and you will not be held accountable for payment. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Learn more about COVID-19 Vaccinations at LVMC

Story Time

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In the Comprehensive Care Center Activities Department, “Story Time” is an almost daily interactive way to engage residents.

Lompoc Valley Medical Center

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

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the new CDC guidelines regarding masking, COVID-19 numbers and hospitalizations, and our vaccination of Lompoc's students through the Lompoc Unified School District.

flower arrangement

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Lompoc resident James Terrence “Terry” McClintock considers himself a veteran of LVMC’s Perioperative Services department. 

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PTSD is no longer considered an issue mainly for the military or first responders. The disorder affects all age groups, and a free app can help families manage PTSD impacts.

Hepatitis and liver rendering

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Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are contagious liver diseases that can result in a serious, chronic, lifelong illness due to the virus attacking the liver.

elderly man gardening with grand-daughter

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These tips can turn gardening into an easier process for seniors who want an enjoyable, convenient way to stay active and busy as they age.