You might want to call Doris Hansen “The Candy Lady.” That’s because she’s the Lompoc Hospital District Women’s Auxiliary volunteer responsible for making sure the candy selection is stocked full in the hospital Gift Shop.
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The arrival of October also signals that it’s time to get a flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, recommend getting a flu vaccine before flu season begins spreading in the community. Because it takes an estimated two weeks after a shot for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body, it’s important to get the shot as early as possible.
Dr. Kali Freeman knew she’d found her professional calling while going through rotations in medical school.
She’d always loved chemistry, and initially thought she’d become a pharmacist. She opted instead for medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and enjoyed all of the rotations in the various specialties.
Dr. Srinivas Vuthoori, LVMC Co-Chair of Internal Medicine and CEO of V2Health, wasn’t expecting a lot of excitement on his American Airlines flight from Miami to Las Vegas this week. But luckily, Dr. Vuthoori was in the proverbial “right place at the right time,” when a fellow passenger went into medical distress.
September 23-29 is Nursing Professional Development Week. This provides an ideal opportunity to recognize the education accomplishments of Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s (LVMC’s) nursing staff. Nurses are expected to function at a high level, in ever-changing conditions, to provide the best possible care for their patients.
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