Health Care Counselor Returns to Practice in Calaveras County

Health Care Counselor Returns to Practice in Calaveras County

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) is pleased to share with the community that they have successfully recruited another Licensed Clinical Social Worker to their outpatient counseling services in Copperopolis. Dean White, LCSW, ACM will be seeing patients at the MTMC Copperopolis Family Medical Center. Dean has a Masters of Social Work, from California […]

Seasoned Medical Provider Now Practicing in Arnold

Seasoned Medical Provider Now Practicing in Arnold

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) is pleased to announce the addition of Joanie Novacek, Nurse Practitioner to the care team at their Arnold Family Medical Center. “Joanie is a welcomed addition to our organization, remarked Doug Archer, CEO and President of MTMC, “We have been in great need of an additional provider in […]

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

Washington, DC…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, those currently on the U.S. market must be removed, or risk enforcement action. […]

Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy. 100% Remission in Clinical Trial

Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy.  100% Remission in Clinical Trial

New York, NY…Breakthrough findings were presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting and published in The New England Journal of Medicine today by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) confirming a clinical complete response in all 14 patients who received the immunotherapy treatment dostarlimab as a first-line treatment for mismatch repair-deficient (MMRd) locally advanced rectal cancer. This […]

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

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

Copperopolis, CA…We are happy to announce the addition of 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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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