LVMC Community Update

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Thiis week our CEO updates the community on vaccination clinics, vaccination figures, Covid figures, Covid hospitalizations, the CCC, and our Foundation.

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The Comprehensive Care Center in Lompoc is now offering a New Nurse Graduate Residency program for Licensed Vocational Nurses and Registered Nurses.

CEO receiving large check from Alice Milligan

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During its annual meeting, the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation presented a $100,000 donation to Lompoc Valley Medical Center toward purchasing a patient monitoring system to be used in the hospital’s operating suite.

doctor holding measuring tape

Written by Cristina Ortega, RN on

Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, can be an essential step toward improved health. This primer reviews the types of bariatric surgeries available at Lompoc Valley Medical Center and how they work.

CCC

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Comprehensive Care Center has earned “High Performing” status designation by U.S. News and World Report.

Christopher Taglia

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Dr. Christopher Taglia was among 2,350 Initiates globally who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during a Convocation ceremony at the College’s virtual Clinical Congress 2021, October 23-27.  This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College.

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The sinuses play an important role in a person’s overall wellness. Here is a breakdown of how to take care of them and stay healthy.

knee diagram

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Joint health is an important component of healthy living. Here is a primer on some of the most common joint conditions and how specific orthopedic procedures can help.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on

This week our CEO updates the community on vaccination clinics for children ages 5 - 11, the federal vaccine mandate for healthcare facilities, county vaccination Figures, and a Covid vocabulary lesson.

doctors performing a surgery

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Making the correct preparations before orthopedic surgery can lead to faster healing and recovery and the best possible outcome.

LVMC Vaccine Update

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LVMC will hold its first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic for 5-to-11-year-olds on Wednesday, November 10 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.

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This winter, experts expect that both COVID-19 and the flu will be making people sick. To understand more about the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and the flu, follow this primer.

runners getting sprayed in color

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More than 300 people ran, walked, and strolled at the Colorthon 5K at the Mission Club on Oct. 30, raising almost $24,000 for the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation. Participants were sprayed with plumes of dyed cornstarch during the event, creating multi-hued faces and shirts as they traveled the picturesque course.

Colorthon 2021

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The 2021 Lompoc Hospital District Foundation Colorthon 5K will be at the Mission Club in Vandenberg Village on October 30.

LVMC Vaccine Update

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This week, LVMC will administer Moderna and Janssen (J&J) boosters along with the already approved Pfizer boosters.