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Toll-free Mental Health Assistance Line Available Statewide
This month includes recognition of World Mental Health Day, a special reminder about global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against the social stigma of mental health.
Physician to Outline Path to ‘Gut Health for Total Body Wellness’
in LVMC News
During a free community lecture Oct. 9, Lompoc Valley Medical Center hospitalist Dr. Dushyant Viswanathan will discuss the crucial role intestines play in the immune system and overall organ health.
Children and Older Adults Most at Risk for Suffering Traumatic Brain Injuries
Most people hearing the term “TBI,” or Traumatic Brain Injury, may automatically assume the cause is a catastrophic car collision, or perhaps a fall from a ladder.
Staff Spotlight: Sherry McBride, RN, PNP
Sherry McBride has spent 49 years of her life as a Registered Nurse – and is a familiar face in Lompoc. She has been a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 45 years, many of those spent at the former Sansum clinic on North H Street. Sherry now works for Lompoc Health – North H Center.
Staff Spotlight: Brenda Bauldry
For anyone who brings an infant or child into Lompoc Health – North H Street, Brenda J. Bauldry is a steadfast presence as a Registration Representative in Pediatrics. Hired by Sansum Clinic in 2003, she stayed on when Lompoc Health took ownership of the building last January.
Be Prepared for a Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)
Lompoc Valley Medical Center has received notice that power companies such as PG&E and Southern California Edison may periodically turn off public power during extreme weather or wildfire conditions. This is called a Public Safety Power Shutoff. When that occurs, LVMC is prepared to assist people who are dependent on electricity to maintain their health status.
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