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Diabetics can find ‘support’ info. in Woodlake

If you have noticed you are unusually tired or sleepy, making more frequent trips to the bathroom, seeing sudden weight loss, numbness or tingling in your hands or feet or blurred vision these are early signs that you might be diabetic. Diabetes can be a scary proposition when you consider it can lead to amputation […]

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Locals Get a Taste of Health

Woodlake got a little taste of health last week when the Tulare County Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) staff visited their local State Foods Supermarket. As a part of Healthy Tulare County Week, which coincided with National Public Health Week, shoppers were offered a taste of a healthy Avocado Green salad and an opportunity […]

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O-blood supply drops to critical

The Central California Blood Center is asking all O-negative blood donors, to please give at donor centers in Fresno, Visalia, and Porterville in an effort to replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent higher than usual usage has caused inventory to drop drastically, with O-negative blood type at less than 5% of our needed inventory. We […]

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Health Beat

Committee continues “Just Walk” With A Doc this month in Visalia The Healthy Visalia Committee working in partnership with Kaweah Delta Health Care District, Family HealthCare Network, Tulare County Medical Society and the Visalia Parks and Recreation Dept. will continue its 2015 Visalia’s “Just Walk” With a Doc walking program in April. The walks will […]

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Sierra View Hospital announces end of RSV season in Porterville

Yesterday, March 30, Sierra View Medical Center’s Infection Prevention Department officially declared an end to the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season and the hospital restrictions associated with it. During RSV season, visiting children under age 13 were not permitted on any of the hospital’s inpatient units with the exception of the Distinct Part Skilled Nursing […]

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Tulare turnaround topic of healthcare conference

Members of the executive team of Tulare Regional Medical Center operated by Healthcare Conglomerate Associates were invited to the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s third annual Capital Conference last week in Chicago, Ill., to discuss the success and progress of the transformation taking place at the hospital. The two-day conference held March 26-27 at the Swissotel […]

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FHCN announces its newest provider

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is pleased to announce Aaron Clothier, PA-C as the newest addition to its provider team in Visalia, CA. As a physician assistant, Clothier will offer family medicine services for patients of FHCN’s extended-hour Visalia Bridge Walk-in Health Center in downtown Visalia. Clothier received his degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the […]

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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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