Kaweah Health partners with Tulare County HHSA to bring 24-hour youth in crisis stabilization unit to county

Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has been awarded a grant for $4,909,775.60 to partner with Kaweah Health for the creation of a child and adolescent crisis stabilization unit (CSU). The grant from California Health Facilities Financing Authority will allow Kaweah Health to build the first 24-hour site for youth in crisis in […]

Sierra View CNO awarded for excellence in leadership statewide and nationally

Dr. Jeffery Hudson-Covolo, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) Vice President of Patient Care Services & Chief Nurse Executive, was one of 66 Chief Nursing Officers across the United States to be mentioned in the Becker’s Healthcare CNOs to Know list in addition to receiving the Association of California Nurse Leaders’ (ACNL) […]

Adventist Health Hanford among only 13 state hospitals to earn sepsis certification

Adventist Health Hanford has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care in Sepsis Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. Being sepsis-certified improves the quality of patient care by […]

Students’ medical assistant (MA) goals within reach thanks to reimbursement from the Kings County EDC

When students signed up for a new Medical Assistant Program through Adventist Health and COPE Health Solutions on September 30, 2021, they had no idea their tuition would be fully covered. During a recent virtual Microsoft Teams meeting, the 14 students who enrolled in the seven-month program, were notified that the Kings County Economic Development […]

Public invited to Jan. 24 meeting to discuss redrawing Visalia healthcare district’s zones

On Monday, Jan. 24, Tulare County residents are invited to provide input and learn about redistricting Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s five geographic zones based on 2020 census data to ensure they are balanced and representative for future board elections. People can attend the meeting, which begins at 5:30 p.m., either virtually or in person. […]

Holiday cheer in Porterville — and more reasons to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

The holidays will be festive and rewarding for community members seeking to receive a 1st, 2nd or Booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Upcoming vaccination opportunities in the month of December include the Children’s Christmas Parade, Porterville’s last Vaccine Roundup of the year, and the Christmas Polar Express Drive Thru at Porterville College. At each […]