I am very proud of my medical colleagues and their dogged attempts to understand this new virus.
Despite public thinking, there is no roadmap to the present treatment plan. For critically ill patients in an ICU setting, every day brings new challenges in trying to save a patient’s life.
For years, I watched infectious disease consultants advise hospital staff to wash hands diligently to prevent patient spread of bacteria and viruses. Despite their reasonable advice, some healthcare professionals did not heed the warning.
Many hospital-acquired infections (known as nosocomial infections)...
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is expanding the services it offers at its community Health Fairs.
“We want to offer even more health resources to our community” said Emily Kim, Henry Mayo Marketing and Community Benefit Specialist. “The screenings and resources we’ve offered in the past will still...
For more than 200 chronically ill patients in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, doctors make house calls. This specialized program has resulted in significantly fewer emergency department visits and extended hospital stays.
Most importantly, Facey Medical Group’s palliative care program has...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) earned five prestigious Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). These awards recognize innovative programs in county government and offer an excellent opportunity to share best practices serving county residents.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is pleased to announce that Kingman Ho, MD has been promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Medical & Care Innovation Officer.
Dr. Ho has served previously as vice president and chief medical officer for Henry Mayo, a position he has held since September of 2016.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors braced for a fight over the Affordable Care Act, days after a federal district court decision in Texas v. United States found the landmark law to be invalid.
The Board voted to support California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s efforts to oppose the ruling,...
Whether you’d say it’s “Duck Season!”, “Rabbit Season!”, or just “‘Tis The Season!”, Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers received a welcomed surprise recently when they showed up to deliver a cash prize to the second place winner of their 16th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. just celebrated their 16th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival on Oct. 13, which raised money to provide access to healthcare, dental and mental health services to those in need.
This year’s festival was held again at Bridgeport Park where hundreds of participants of...
By Britain Eakin, Courthouse News
WASHINGTON (CN) – California and 17 more states and Washington D.C. sued the Trump administration Friday over the president’s decision to scrap subsidies to health insurance companies that help cover the out-of-pocket medical costs of low-income Americans.
With the end of countywide COVID-19 emergency declarations on March 31, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Heal is aligning county safety measures with federal and state COVID-19 guidance, while continuing to require a few common-sense measures at worksites, educational institutions and healthcare facilities to reduce COVID-19-related disruptions and protect the people at highest risk of severe illness.
Want to try your hand at gardening but don’t have much space? Learn how to start your garden in a small space. Be creative and add vegetables and lush greenery to your patio. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, "Small Space Gardening," on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station 2023 Baker to Vegas Team is competing in the 120 mile Baker to Las Vegas Challenge Cup Relay which starts in Baker, Calif. on Saturday, April 1 and ends in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday, April 2.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds drivers in the Santa Clarita Valley the I-5 North County Enhancements Project will continue with work on SR-14 to Magic Mountain Parkway and SR-126 to Parker Road planned for the week of April 3 to April 9.
As you make your way down Main Street in Old Town Newhall, the sight of buffalo soldiers, the smell of an old cast iron Dutch ovens cooking peach cobbler and the sound of cowboy boots clacking against the wooden slats of the sidewalks will instantly transport you to the early days of the West.
The Rio Norte Junior High School Concert Band, Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, "The Jazz Hawks," secured top awards at the recent Music in the Parks Festival held at Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park.
The California Department of Transportation advises motorists that all lanes on Southbound Interstate 5 will be closed on Saturday night, April 1 and Sunday night, April 2, as crews work to limit damage from a landslide in Castaic after a recent series of powerful storms and intense rainfall.
Los Angeles County Parks is hiring. This Spring, we are looking to employ our local L.A. County Youth with an excellent entry level job that pays more than minimum wage ($16.04) and allows them to work at their local L.A. County Park, including Val Verde Park.
Santa Clarita Valley residents once again came together during the 2022 holiday season to raise money and donate items to charity, as approximately 2,500 riders joined Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour.
Deborah Anderson, Los Angeles County Library’s assistant director of Education and Engagement, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2023 Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children.
In alignment with both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will change to weekly reporting of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths data beginning April 6.