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California extends enrollment in health exchange thru April

Family HealthCare Network’s (FHCN) team of certified enrollment counselors remain available to the public, as Covered California announced it is now offering a special enrollment opportunity through April 30, 2015. The opportunity allows eligible consumers who did not know or understand there was a tax penalty for being uninsured in 2015 to apply for health […]

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Lost Girls donate $12,000 to Kaweah Delta Foundation for mammogram vouchers Breast Cancer Awareness Month may not be until October, but mammograms are needed throughout the year. In an effort to help women who cannot afford this vital early detection tool in the fight against breast cancer, the Lost Girls Motorcycle Club donated $12,000 to […]

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Kaweah Delta Hospice to honor veterans through partnership

It may surprise many people to learn that 25% of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Kaweah Delta Hospice has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans. We Honor Veterans is a campaign […]

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FHCN welcomes new dentist at Woodlake Health Center

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is pleased to announce Stella Tam, DMD as the newest addition to its provider team in Woodlake, CA. Dr. Tam will practice out of the Woodlake Health Center, offering dental care for both children and adults. Dr. Tam completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences College […]

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Free health classes in Lindsay can save you a lot of pain

Candy Silva was unaware she had diabetes until a few years after she was hired to run Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s community outreach for diabetes education. “I was feeling tired and exhausted just walking down the hall in my house,” she said. “I knew something was wrong.” Silva was prescribed 2,000 miligrams of metaformin, […]

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A life of wellness

Marie Arroyo has made it her business to make her hometown a healthy community. Since being born at the former Lindsay District Hospital, Arroyo spent much of her adult life (22 years) working for Drs. Bruce Hall and Lawrence Ginsberg at Lindsay Medical Group across Sequoia Drive. In 2011, she began working at the Wellness […]

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Dr. to chat about knee injuries on Facebook

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a live Facebook chat on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to answer the community’s questions about athletic knee injuries. The Facebook chat will take place from 6-7 p.m. on Kaweah Delta’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kaweahdelta and will feature Dr. Bruce Le, an orthopedic surgeon, seeing patients at Orthopaedic Associates, 820 […]

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A Grand Opening For a Broad Center

On Thursday, Jan. 29, Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a grand opening on its West Visalia campus for Sequoia Medical Center. During the grand opening, set for 5-7:30 p.m., community members will have the chance to tour the center at 820 S. Akers St. Additionally, attendees will have the chance to meet physicians, […]

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Sierra View Med. Center begin RSV restrictions

As of Jan. 12, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza (flu) restrictions are now in place at Sierra View Medical Center. Visiting children under age 13 will not be permitted on any of the hospital’s inpatient units—except for the Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility—until further notice. Children requiring hospitalization will continue their normal course of […]

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