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Yellow fever mosquito found in Exeter

A mosquito known to carry yellow fever has been detected in the City of Exeter. On Monday, the Delta Vector Control District announced it had found an Aedes aegypti mosquito, native to sub-Saharan Africa and found in tropical South America, within the city limits. More commonly referred to as the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti [...]

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Dentist is all smiles in Lindsay

After 30 years of service to the city of Lindsay Dr. Bob Chiurazzi said goodbye to his patients and friends at his retirement mixer on July 31. The mixer was also an opportunity for Chiurazzi to introduce his patients to Dr. Julia Valle, who will be taking over the 70-year-old dental practice. Dr. Chiurazzi was [...]

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Diabetes Academy to be held at Lindsay Wellness Center Novo Nordek, a pharmaceutical company, will hold a Diabetes Academy on Aug. 26 at the Lindsay Wellness Center. Diabetes Educator Lisa Franco will lead the free class to help diabetics learn to manage the disease. Topics include Diabetes 101 – basic diabetes information and terminology; Staying [...]

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Tulare Co. declares Nat’l Health Center Week

  Family HealthCare Network is proud to announce that this week, Aug. 10-16, has been declared National Health Center Week in Tulare County. Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) will join organizations from across the country in celebrating National Health Center Week (NHCW). Each year, the second week in August is dedicated to recognizing the services and [...]

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Hospital Foundation’s Summer Jubilee fund-raiser is Aug. 23 Summer Jubilee, a fundraiser for Tulare Hospital Foundation is Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Kumar/Gupta Tulare Estate. The event is graciously presented by, Katye and Manuel Mancebo. Blockbuster Sponsors include Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) and Kluger Architects. The volunteer planning committee; co-chaired by Eric Ferreira and Scott [...]

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Institute names local COO a leader in health

  Family HealthCare Network is proud to announce its Chief Operations Officer, Norma Verduzco, MPA, recently graduated from the esteemed Clinic Leadership Institute (CLI). A project of Blue Shield of California Foundation, the program prepares emerging leaders of California community clinics and health centers to be effective and passionate agents of change in an evolving health [...]

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5 life saving facts about baby boomers generation

  Were you born from 1945 through 1965? If so, you’re part of the unique generation known as the baby boomers. Here are interesting facts about baby boomers in America. One of them could save your life. 1. Baby boomers are one of the largest generations in U.S. history. The baby boomer generation, made up [...]

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Covered California now accepting applications for grants

  Covered California™ has announced its intent to award up to $16.9 million in grants for the launch of its Navigator Program, the next phase in the agency’s outreach, education and enrollment efforts. Covered California will award grants to educate consumers about Covered California health insurance plans and about how to obtain financial assistance to [...]

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Officials warn against dangers of drowning

  Drowning is a danger any time of the year and wherever water is present. Instances of drowning escalate in the summer, when more people are apt to spend time in the pool or at the seaside. But drownings can occur year-round, and young children are at the greatest risk of drowning. While many people [...]

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County Offers training

  Sun-Gazette Tulare County Foster Care Licensing will hold an orientation for prospective foster parents at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at its 26500 S. Mooney Blvd. office. In addition to scheduled orientations, Tulare County Foster Care Licensing staff members now offer personal orientations in order to be more accessible to prospective foster parents. [...]

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