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California Dept. of Public Health confirms first human West Nile Virus illness of 2018

Four West Nile Virus illnesses confirmed in Kern, Los Angeles and Riverside counties  @TheSunGazette SACRAMENTO – The weather is getting warmer and will soon reach scorching temperatures for the next few months. Unfortunately, with the added temperature spike comes the increase of West Nile Virus (WNV) vectors, most notably mosquitoes. Already, the California Department of […]

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Tulare County board declares health care emergency

Proclamation may help provide funding to reopen Tulare hospital before October deadline By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN TULARE – Each day Tulare County is without a third hospital it puts patients needing emergency care at risk.  Since Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) closed on Oct. 28, 2017 ambulances must transport patients further and patients already at the […]

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Pediatric nurse practitioner Christy Nance-Chastain joined Visalia Medical Clinic staff

@TheSunGazette  VISALIA – As a parent bringing their child to see the doctor is a nerve wracking experience. The medical jargon can be a bit confusing and it appears at times that doctors do not relate to your struggles. But the Visalia Medical Clinic has added a pediatric nurse practitioner to their pediatric team who […]

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2018 San Joaquin Valley survey reveals half of registered voters know someone who has overdosed

@TheSunGazette CENTRAL VALLEY – The death of a friend or family member is tragic to say the least. But when they are a victim of their own circumstances, their passing is particularly hard to take.  According to the final report of the 2018 San Joaquin Valley Survey, half of registered voters know someone who has […]

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Family Health Care Network receives Healthy Worksite Award

Supervisor Amy Shuklian presents award from the Lifetime of Wellness Program, Health Advisory Committee @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Supervisor Amy Shuklian, chair of the Tulare County Health Advisory Committee, presented Family Health Care Network with two Healthy Worksite Awards for 2018 for its gold-level policies: eliminating smoking from all of its campuses and implementing healthy meetings, […]

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Incidents of elder abuse on the rise

No-cost training offered throughout the county to recognize the signs of elder abuse @TheSunGazette VISALIA – It is important for family members to take care of their elders who cannot take care of themselves. But sometimes they do not even know when their parents or grandparents are being abused. So this month Tulare County Adult […]

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STDs proliferate 45 percent over five years in California

Reported sexually transmitted diseases reach a new high in California according to 2017 statistics @TheSunGazette SACRAMENTO – The need to be careful when engaging in sex with a partner is the highest it has ever been according to the latest numbers released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). According to the CDPH the number […]

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Kaweah Delta earns an “A” in hospital safety per the 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades 

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Every patient and family member wants to feel as if they are in safe and capable hands when they go to the hospital. According to some of the latest ratings, going to Kaweah Delta is one of the safest places you could go.  Late last month Kaweah Delta Medical Center earned an […]

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Dads want steak! Give your dad the best for Father’s Day.

Family Features Dads typically love steak, so this Father’s Day, go ahead and shower him with some love straight off the grill. You can make the day even more memorable by sharing the grilling experience together.  In fact, it may be the perfect chance to teach your old man a thing or two with these […]

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Kaweah Delta launches electronic health care records system

Hospital launches KD*Hub to provide patients easy access to electronic health care records, simplified billing, families with real-time status updates; begins expansion of NICU and ICCU to open spring 2019 By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – Kaweah Delta Medical Center continues to earn recognitions and honors for cutting-edge surgical procedures, state-of-the-art simulation and training programs, as […]

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