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Three blood drives in the next three weeks Foothill residents will have three chances to save a life this holiday season. There will be three blood drives in three different cities beginning tomorrow through Dec. 18 as part of the life saving efforts of the Central California Blood Center. The first will be held from [...]

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FHCN donates $5,000 for drought relief

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is proud to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Self-Help Enterprises (SHE) to aid in the organization’s local drought relief efforts. On Friday, Nov. 21 Kerry Hydash, FHCN President & CEO, presented a check to Tom Collishaw, CEO of SHE at the organization’s corporate office. With thousands of residents without [...]

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Help deliver holidays to heros

The American Red Cross Central Valley Chapter is inviting the community to participate in a card signing event at the Visalia Mall on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Red Cross volunteers will be set up near the east entrance next to Red Robin with blank cards and craft supplies to sign or create cards to be given to [...]

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Covered California opened Nov. 15

Family HealthCare Network’s team of certified enrollment counselors are gearing up for the 2015 Covered California open enrollment period which begins Nov. 15 and continues through Feb. 15, 2015. Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) will once again serve as a Certified Enrollment Entity for Covered California, assisting local individuals and families in applying for and selecting [...]

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An Easy Pill To Swallow

Kaweah Delta Medical Center has been named one of six recipients of the 2014 American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Best Practice Award for a new approach to pain management for hospital patients. Kaweah Delta Pharmacy staff will accept this national award the second week of December during an event in Anaheim. It will [...]

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Second Sequoia Prompt Care opened Nov. 10 in Visalia Sequoia Prompt Care, a division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, will open its second location on Monday, Nov. 10, in Visalia. The second Sequoia Prompt Care is located at 820 W. Akers St., Suite 100, inside Sequoia Medical Plaza at the corner of Akers Street [...]

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Well Off a Healthy Average

More than two-thirds of Tulare County children either live in poverty or their families can barely afford basic living expenses. Tulare County children are also falling behind the State average in nearly every category across education, health and economic well being. But just knowing that information in relation to the rest of the state may [...]

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CAPs off to KD lab

The laboratory at Kaweah Delta Medical Center has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. Accreditation has been granted to Kaweah Delta’s lab for a two-year period. In 2011, Kaweah Delta upgraded its chemistry lab to a state-of-the-art system [...]

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FHCN re-opens Visalia health center

After undergoing a two-month long renovation, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) re-opened its Visalia Bridge Health Center in downtown Visalia on Nov. 1. With new extended hours, the 15,000 square foot facility will now be open seven days a week, offering family medicine walk-in care along with full dental services and expanded space for community outreach [...]

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WUSD to get $25 for ACA

Woodlake was among 57 rural communities throughout the country to receive $25,000 to help inform rural residents about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and help them sign up for health insurance coverage. The $24,992 grant was awarded to the Woodlake Unified School District as part of $1.4 million to reach out to [...]

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