The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

Atlanta, GA…On May 18, 2022, a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. As of May 18, 2022, no additional monkeypox cases have been identified in the U.S. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to investigate […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Honors Fourteen Nurses! Nurses Recognized for the Daisy Award During Hospital/Nurses Week

Mark Twain Medical Center Honors Fourteen Nurses!  Nurses Recognized for the Daisy Award During Hospital/Nurses Week

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) recently honored fourteen nurses that were nominated for The DAISY® Award. This award is for Extraordinary Nurses. All of the nominations were submitted by patients recognizing the super-human efforts Nurses perform every day from the November 2021 through April 2022 time period. Pictured left to right: Kara Evans, […]

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

San Andreas, CA…Providing humankindness® in everything we do is only possible because you are here, delivering it every step of the way. This Nurses Week, we want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication to making a difference in the lives of our patients every day. Happy Nurses Week! Hello humankindness®

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

San Andreas, CA…Providing humankindness® in everything we do is only possible because you are here, delivering it every step of the way. This Nurses Week, we want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication to making a difference in the lives of our patients every day. Happy Nurses Week! Hello humankindness®

Researchers Discover Novel Approach that Could Lead to Treatment of Devastating Glioblastoma Brain Tumours

Researchers Discover Novel Approach that Could Lead to Treatment of Devastating Glioblastoma Brain Tumours

Guildford, UK…Findings from a seven-year research project suggest that there could be a new approach to treating one of the most common and devastating forms of brain cancer in adults – Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM).   In a peer-reviewed study published by BMC Cancer, scientists from the University of Surrey show that a short chain of amino […]

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras has Been Named a 2022 Hospice Honors Elite Recipient

Hospice of Amador and Calaveras has Been Named a 2022 Hospice Honors Elite Recipient

Jackson, CA…Hospice of Amador and Calaveras has been named a 2022 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, healthcare surveys, and advanced analytics. This prestigious annual review recognizes hospice agencies that continuously provide the highest level of quality care as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. It acknowledges the highest […]

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

San Andreas, CA…Providing humankindness® in everything we do is only possible because you are here, delivering it every step of the way. This Nurses Week, we want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication to making a difference in the lives of our patients every day. Happy Nurses Week! Hello humankindness®

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center Thanks Their Nurses During Nurses Week!!

San Andreas, CA…Providing humankindness® in everything we do is only possible because you are here, delivering it every step of the way. This Nurses Week, we want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication to making a difference in the lives of our patients every day. Happy Nurses Week! Hello humankindness®

Support Cancer Patients at Cars, Cops and Coffee

Support Cancer Patients at Cars, Cops and Coffee

Sonora, CA…Get your name and logo on Cars, Cops and Coffee t-shirts and marketing materials! Friday, April 29 is the deadline for sponsors to submit their logos for inclusion in event promotional materials and on t-shirts. From Hot Rod to Jalopy, we have a sponsorship opportunity that is right for you! Race to our webpage […]

Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness.

Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness.

Copperopolis, CA…Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness. Pennie Khong, FNP Pennie obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She is currently practicing at the Copperoplis Family Medical Center. Polly Dodds, FNP Family Medicine Polly obtained her Family Nurse […]

Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness.

Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness.

Copperopolis, CA…Now Accepting Patients Meet Pennie Khong, FNP and Polly Dodds, FNP. Experts in Patient Care and Kindness. Pennie Khong, FNP Pennie obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She is currently practicing at the Copperoplis Family Medical Center. Polly Dodds, FNP Family Medicine Polly obtained her Family Nurse […]

Mark Twain Medical Center’s Gratitude to Doctors Everywhere Knows No Bounds

Mark Twain Medical Center’s Gratitude to Doctors Everywhere Knows No Bounds

San Andreas, CA…On March 30th we thank doctors everywhere. And, their loved ones who support all they do. There are a lot of people to thank during Doctors’ Day. Many of whom aren’t doctors at all. Every doctor has someone who has helped them get to where they are today. People who never stop caring […]

Vitalant Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 29th

Vitalant Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 29th

San Andreas, CA…Please join us for the Calaveras Community blood drive on Tuesday, March 29 from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.  (Note extended hours) Located at the San Andreas Town Hall, 24 Church Hill Road, San Andreas, CA 95249. Parking is in back of the building. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by going online: donors.vitalant.org and use blood drive […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th Brought to You by Mark Twain Medical Center.

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Governors Newsom, Brown and Inslee Announce Updated Health Guidance

Governors Newsom, Brown and Inslee Announce Updated Health Guidance

Sacramento, CA….With declining case rates and hospitalizations across the West, California, Oregon and Washington are moving together to update their masking guidance. After 11:59 p.m. on March 11, California, Oregon and Washington will adopt new indoor mask policies and move from mask requirements to mask recommendations in schools. State policies do not change federal requirements, […]

CDC is Updating COVID-19 Community Recommendations.

CDC is Updating COVID-19 Community Recommendations.

Atlanta, GA…CDC’s new COVID-19 Community Level tool classifies every county in the U.S. into low, medium, or high. Knowing the COVID-19 Community Level in your area will help determine what prevention measures are needed to protect yourself and your loved ones, as well as decrease strain on hospitals and health systems. Check your community’s level […]

Coping with COVID – Long Term! Community Focus on March 24th!

Coping with COVID – Long Term!  Community Focus on March 24th!

Angels Camp, CA…Hear from local experts as they focus on a significant condition called Long-COVID —symptoms lasting weeks or months after first being infected with the virus, even if the illness was mild or had no initial symptoms. This community focus will also include other challenges involving COVID and discuss effective local resources. You will […]

Governor Newsom Unveils SMARTER Plan Charting California’s Path Forward During Endemic Phase of Covid Response

Governor Newsom Unveils SMARTER Plan Charting California’s Path Forward During Endemic Phase of Covid Response

Fontana, CA…As California emerges from the Omicron surge, Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled the state’s SMARTER Plan, the next phase of California’s pandemic response. Building on lessons learned over the past two years and the state’s ongoing commitment to equity, the SMARTER Plan will guide California’s strategic approach to managing COVID-19 while moving the state’s […]

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Washington, DC…Good morning, and thanks for joining us.  Today, we’ll start with an update from Dr. Walensky on the state of the pandemic and CDC’s COVID-19 surveillance efforts.  DR. WALENSKY:  Good morning.  Thanks, Jeff.  I’d like to start by walking you through today’s data.  The current seven-day daily average of cases is about 247,300 cases […]

Take a Chance on Love this Valentine’s Day for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras!!

Take a Chance on Love this Valentine’s Day for Hospice of Amador & Calaveras!!

Amador & Calaveas, CA…Tickets on sale now for the Hospice of Amador & Calaveras 13th Annual Take a Chance on Love Valentine’s Day Drawing. This year’s deluxe prizes feature diamonds, ocean views, water, mountains and MORE! Tickets are $10 each. Spend $100 or more and all tickets are 2-for-1, plus you receive one voucher for […]

With COVID-19 Conditions Improving, State Public Health Officials Allowing Indoor Mask Mandates to Expire February 15th

With COVID-19 Conditions Improving, State Public Health Officials Allowing Indoor Mask Mandates to Expire February 15th

Sacramento, CA…As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve across California and the Omicron surge subsides, temporary measures the state had put in place will expire in the coming weeks.  COVID-19 cases and the rate of community transmission have steadily decreased statewide since early January, and hospitalizations are either plateauing or declining in most regions of the […]

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