people rubbing their temples

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Are you feeling worried or angry? Irritable or depressed? Are you unable to focus? You may find that you are suffering from stress.

woman holder her aging parent's hand

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Poor hygiene, weight loss, and sudden mood changes are some of the many signs that indicate an older adult may need help or caregiver assistance.

CCC

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

This summer, LVMC’s skilled nursing facility, the Comprehensive Care Center, is offering a free Nursing Assistant Training Program.

woman rubbing her shoulder

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

The soreness and pain you feel after an intense workout will not compare to the body aches you may feel by maintaining a sedentary lifestyle and not exercising.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on the COVID-19 status of LVMC and the status of our COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Woman visiting her father at CCC

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With Santa Barbara County now in the Red Tier, in-person visits are again allowed at the Comprehensive Care Center, with some restrictions.

Art Walk

Written by Karen Ortiz on in Foundation

Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 12 - 4 pm

At 515 Cypress Court, Lompoc, CA
*Masks and social distancing required*

Come enjoy a spring day walking through an expansive garden and view 50 works of art being offered for sale. Tonya Schultz is graciously donating 20 percent of the proceeds of each sale to the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation.

man sitting alone with several empty bottles

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Excessive drinking can greatly increase a person’s risks of injuries, drowning, liver disease, some types of cancer and violence.

mouth exam

Written by Brian M. Carey, DDS on in Health & Wellness

While it is commonly known that we should be brushing our teeth twice a day, flossing daily and seeing our dental professionals every six months, it’s probably not as widely known how certain foods or drinks, oral habits or general health problems can have a negative effect the health of our mouth.

cups of coffee

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

March is National Caffeine Awareness Month, which aims to help people better understand how to consume caffeine responsibly and manage daily intake.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

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

This post is outdated. Please see our page on COVID-19 Vaccinations for latest information. - Read Here

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

Written by LVMC on in Patient Stories

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

Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

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.