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FHCN’s Foster honored at national conference

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has presented Harry Foster, President and CEO of Family Health Care Network, with the Cornell Scott Excellence in Leadership Award. The award, which recognizes excellence, dedication and leadership in health care, was presented to Mr. Foster during a standing ovation at the 43rd annual NACHC Community Health […]

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‘I Give, Baby’

On Saturday, Oct. 6, former Oakland Raiders Coach Tom Flores and the Tom Flores Youth Foundation, a long-time educational advocate and financial sponsor for the Sanger School District, are again rallying the Central Valley’s football fans to come out, donate blood and help children and patients in area hospitals. Raiders Booster Clubs from around the […]

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KDMC diverts its outpatient parking

As helipad construction continues at Kaweah Delta Medical Center, patients and visitors are urged to use alternate parking lots and visit Kaweah Delta’s other locations for outpatient X-ray and lab services. Forty parking spaces in Kaweah Delta Medical Center’s main parking lot are being used for construction, while the remaining spaces are reserved for patients […]

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Accidental dog poisoning on the rise in California

Veterinarians at the University of California, Davis, warn pet owners to be careful about using rat poisons and similar compounds. In recent weeks, veterinarians at the UC Davis William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital have seen a spike in accidental rodenticide poisonings. In the last two weeks of August alone, they diagnosed and treated […]

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Health Beat

A&W in Exeter holds Blood Drive on Oct. 4 The management at A&W Root Beer in Exeter invites you, your family and friends to help save lives by participating in a blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 4. A Bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. […]

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‘Push Girls’ give rehab patients a boost

Sundance Channel’s “Push Girls,” are headed to Visalia on Saturday, Sept. 29, to inspire those at Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital’s fourth annual patient reunion and community health fair. On “Push Girls,” the newest original non-fiction series from producer Gay Rosenthal (“Ruby,” “Little People, Big World”), the four spinal cord injury survivors don’t let paralysis define […]

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Lawyers Have Heart to run for the lives of others

Sun-Gazette Hundreds of heart disease and stroke survivors will help lead thousands of participants at the American Heart Association’s 20th annual Central Valley Heart Walk and Lawyers Have Heart Run on Saturday, September 22 at Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis. The annual Heart Walk is the largest local event for the association and is expected […]

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County offers flu shots for uninsured

Flu season is approaching, and the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency Department of Public Health wants to remind all citizens that the best way to protect against influenza is to get a flu vaccine every flu season. Tulare County and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that everyone six months of age […]

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