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FHCN holds 16th annual Ivanhoe Health Fair

Family HealthCare Network is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Ivanhoe Health Fair, from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. Presented in partnership with the Tulare County Gang Prevention Task Force’s Step Up program, community members are invited to join Family HealthCare Network for the event, which will take place at Ivanhoe Elementary School, located […]

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VMC Dr. offers new weight loss program

Having trouble keeping that New Year’s Resolution to lose weight? Visalia Medical Clinic can help. Gilbert Sunio, MD, an internal medicine physician with Visalia Medical Clinic, is now offering medically based, personalized weight loss programs through the Center for Medical Weight Loss. The Center for Medical Weight Loss brings trained medical expertise to the weight […]

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FHCN builds a ‘Corps’ group of volunteers

Each year during AmeriCorps Week, organizations across the U.S. pause to recognize the commitment of AmeriCorps members by acknowledging the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps makes across our nation. As part of what has become an annual tradition, Family HealthCare Network’s (FHCN) Community HealthCorps/AmeriCorps members will once again recognize the observance locally with a weeklong community service […]

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Clinic holds grand reopening March 19

When the Tulare County Board of Supervisors voted to shut down County Health Care Clinics in Lindsay and Tulare in January 2009, Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) quickly moved in to make sure they stayed open and continued to offer all of the existing services. That commitment has been difficult through the last few years […]

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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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