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Bariatric Surgery Changes A Life
Seeing my father struggle with weight has been a part of my life from my very first memory. Every day, I could see the difficulty he had moving and breathing. The shame and guilt that he had from eating just like a “normal person” because of his size were evident everywhere we went. I saw it even when I was a small child – people would stare at him all the time because of his size.
Surviving and Thriving in the Newborn Days
A Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Self Care
The birth of a new baby brings tremendous joy as a family grows and welcomes new life into the world. Just as a baby is born, so too is a mother, and the postpartum period marked by so much happiness can also be a time of intense transition.
Staff Spotlight: Clarissa VanCura, RN
Clarissa Van Cura is an admissions discharge nurse at the Comprehensive Care Center. She was hired in 2012 to work in the Medical/Surgical department at LVMC and moved to the CCC in the fall of 2013. She earned Employee of the Quarter honors in 2017.
Public Health Department Confirms First Measles Case Of 2019
(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) has confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2016. The person identified is a resident of Santa Barbara in his 20s. The individual is considered infectious between May 25, 2019, through June 2, 2019, but has been in isolation since May 29, 2019.
Lompoc Health Wins Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award
in LVMC News
Lompoc Health — North H Center has been named the winner of the Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award in the category of Community Impact and Innovation.
Quality of Care & Patient Surveys
in LVMC News
Lompoc Valley Medical Center is committed to providing safe, high quality,compassionate and patient-centered healthcare services to our community.
There are two important aspects of that care: the clinical quality (as measured by outcomes) and the patients’ perspective (as measured by various surveys). We take both of these very seriously. We want to make sure that you get the best care possible.
Expanding Healthcare Access in Our Community
in LVMC News
As we approach the sixth month of patient care at Lompoc Health – North H Center, we are working diligently to ensure our community has comprehensive access to primary and specialty care. We continue to recruit healthcare providers who want to live and work in our community, while also expanding services — such as adding a centralized call center — to ensure our patients receive timely, efficient medical treatment.
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