The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

Atlanta, GA…On May 18, 2022, a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. As of May 18, 2022, no additional monkeypox cases have been identified in the U.S. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to investigate […]

Barton Health Honors Physician of the Year

Barton Health Honors Physician of the Year

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Barton Health staff members and physicians have voted Tamara McBride, MD, as Barton’s Physician of the Year. Dr. McBride received a landslide of nominations recognizing her for outstanding leadership and her caring, compassionate approach to health care. Dr. McBride is the Hospital Medicine Medical Director at Barton Memorial Hospital. “Dr. McBride has […]

Carson Valley Medical Center Offering DISCOUNTED Women’s Health Screenings

Carson Valley Medical Center Offering DISCOUNTED Women’s Health Screenings

Gardnerville, NV…Carson Valley Medical Center is offering Discounted Women’s Health Screenings throughout the month of May. DISCOUNTED WOMEN’S HEALTH SCREENINGS! Throughout the month of May, Carson Valley Medical Center is offering two discounted health screenings. Dexa Bone Density $50 Call (775) 782-1550, by appointment only. Women’s Screening Package $199 Includes: Lipid panel, A1C diabetes screening, […]

Carson Valley Chamber Celebrates Rehabilitation Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Carson Valley Chamber Celebrates Rehabilitation Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Gardnerville, NV…Join the Carson Valley Chamer to celebrate the grand opening of the newly expanded Rehabilitation and Outpatient Therapy Center at CVMC. This event will be held on May 3rd, 4:30pm-6:30pm.  There will be tours, opportunities to meet the team, and refreshments. Ribbon cutting will be at 5:30 PM. The Rehabilitation Center is behind the […]

Governor Sisolak, State of Nevada to Host First Ever Healthcare Provider Summit

Governor Sisolak, State of Nevada to Host First Ever Healthcare Provider Summit

Carson City, NV…Next month, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the State of Nevada will host the first ever Healthcare Provider Summit, a daylong forum with community partners, stakeholders and State agencies focused on ways to bridge gaps in care and provide the best possible service to Nevadans. “I have always prioritized creating a robust, affordable […]

Oh, Baby! Carson Tahoe Health Celebrates National Quilting Day

Oh, Baby! Carson Tahoe Health Celebrates National Quilting Day

Carson Valley Quilt Guild Donates Handmade Quilt to First Baby Born on National Quilting Day  Carson City, NV…To commemorate National Quilting Day Saturday, March 19, The Carson Valley Quilt Guild worked together to create a handmade quilt, special for the first baby born that day at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. Newborn baby boy Luke […]

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Adopts PulsePoint 911 App

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Adopts PulsePoint 911 App

Incline Village, NV…We are very pleased to announce the adoption of PulsePoint 911-connected mobile app in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, NV. This app alerts CPR-trained citizens that have downloaded the (free) app to someone nearby having a sudden cardiac arrest. The goal being to increase survivability while first responders are en route. Interfacing with […]

Governors Newsom, Brown and Inslee Announce Updated Health Guidance

Governors Newsom, Brown and Inslee Announce Updated Health Guidance

Sacramento, CA….With declining case rates and hospitalizations across the West, California, Oregon and Washington are moving together to update their masking guidance. After 11:59 p.m. on March 11, California, Oregon and Washington will adopt new indoor mask policies and move from mask requirements to mask recommendations in schools. State policies do not change federal requirements, […]

CDC is Updating COVID-19 Community Recommendations.

CDC is Updating COVID-19 Community Recommendations.

Atlanta, GA…CDC’s new COVID-19 Community Level tool classifies every county in the U.S. into low, medium, or high. Knowing the COVID-19 Community Level in your area will help determine what prevention measures are needed to protect yourself and your loved ones, as well as decrease strain on hospitals and health systems. Check your community’s level […]

Governor Newsom Unveils SMARTER Plan Charting California’s Path Forward During Endemic Phase of Covid Response

Governor Newsom Unveils SMARTER Plan Charting California’s Path Forward During Endemic Phase of Covid Response

Fontana, CA…As California emerges from the Omicron surge, Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled the state’s SMARTER Plan, the next phase of California’s pandemic response. Building on lessons learned over the past two years and the state’s ongoing commitment to equity, the SMARTER Plan will guide California’s strategic approach to managing COVID-19 while moving the state’s […]

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