Healthcare

South Valley health network expands transportation service

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is offering door-to-door transportation service for patients in Visalia beginning Dec. 8. 

Kaweah Delta rehab hospital renews accreditation

Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital has received a full three-year accreditation for its programs including specialty accreditation in stroke and amputee care. 

Saint Agnes recognized with Women's Choice Award

Saint Agnes Medical Center has been named one of the top hospitals for patient safety according to the 2015 Women's Choice Award. 

Kaiser Permanente Fresno hosts holiday toy drive

Kaiser Permanente Fresno is inviting the community to donate toys and books at its medical center parking lot on Wednesday for this year's Toys for Tots campaign. 

UCSF Fresno's Voris announces retirement

Associate Dean Joan L. Voris, MD, announced recently that she will retire from the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program on Jan. 5, 2015. Voris has served as associate dean for 12 years, and has been a faculty member for 24. 

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.