Healthcare

Kaweah Delta foundation promotes #GivingTuesday

The Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation is asking the community to participate in its "drive-thru giving" on Dec. 2. 

Kaweah Delta Hospice to host remembrance event

Kaweah Delta Hospice will host its annual Light Up A Life event on Dec. 2. The event is designed to provide Tulare County residents a chance to honor their loved ones who have recently passed. 

Tulare County warns against door-to-door cheese sales

Tulare County health officials are warning residents about purchasing cheese from swap meets and door-to-door vendors after a spate of illnesses.

Fresno dental foundation joins Smiles Across America

Fresno-based Healthy Smiles Mobile Dental Foundation is joining with Oral Health America's Smiles Across America network beginning with a $20,000 grant to bring dental services to at-risk and low-income children in the Central Valley.

SEIU holding health care enrollment fair in Fresno

With open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act's second year kicking off tomorrow, Fresno residents can get help signing up for health care coverage during an enrollment fair sponsored by SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West.

Valley's only alternative birthing center opens in Fresno

Detrah Hele, who opened The Birth Place in Fresno last month, looks at the center’s “Wall of Fame” of births.Tucked away near several medical offices in Downtown Fresno lies a cozy looking home with a simple sign out front reading: The Birth Place. Run by midwives, the facility is the Central Valley's only alternative birthing center and is designed to be a comforting and natural environment where expectant mothers can learn about home-birthing options.

Community hospitals earn Top Performer status

(Photo contributed by Community Medical Centers) A patient is prepped for surgery at Clovis Community Medical Center.Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital have both been recognized as 2013 "Top Performers on Key Quality Measures" by The Joint Commission — the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the U.S.

Kaweah Delta surgical program accredited

This week, Kaweah Delta Health Care District has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for a surgical medical residency program. This is the fifth Graduate Medical Education program for the district.

Covered California tour makes Fresno stop

Physicians, patients and members of Covered California staff celebrate a stop in Fresno on the Covered California enrollment bus tour.Covered California's enrollment bus tour made a stop in Fresno today to meet with local community groups and encourage residents to sign up for health insurance. 

Sequoia Prompt Care to open second Visalia location

Sequoia Prompt Care, a division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, will open its second location in Visalia on Monday.