Area Internal Medicine Doctor Joins Staff at Mark Twain Medical Center

Area Internal Medicine Doctor Joins Staff at Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…April 16th, 2019 – Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) has successfully recruited an internal medicine doctor to practice in Copperopolis at the Family Medical Center located in the Lake Tulloch Plaza. “Dr. Daniel Meador has been actively practicing medicine for over twenty-two-years,” stated Dr. Lonnie Smith; Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services. […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services. […]

Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Jackson, CA…Have you experienced the loss of someone you love? You do not need to deal with your loss alone. Hospice of Amador & Calaveras offers FREE Drop-in Grief Groups: Jackson Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Hospice Conference Room 103 1500 So. Hwy 49, Jackson New Life After Loss Group, 1st Thursday every month 11:30 […]

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Named a 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Named a 2019 Hospice Honors Recipient

Jackson, CA…Hospice of Amador & Calaveras has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s […]

12th Annual Kid’s Day In The Garden

12th Annual Kid’s Day In The Garden

San Andreas, CA…The 12th Annual Kid’s Day In The Garden. This is a FREE Family Event! Ride the smoothie Bike, Explore the World of Worms, Experience Sensory Play, Face Painting, Music time, Farm Stand, Plant Flowers to Take Home, Create Nature Art, Saturday, May 11 10:00am-12:00pm, UCCE Master Gardener, Demonstration Garden 891 Mountain Ranch Road, […]

Volunteer Appreciation Month at Mark Twain Medical Center

Volunteer Appreciation Month at Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…The month of April is dedicated to honoring all the volunteers in a community and encouraging volunteerism overall. Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation honored the Mark Twain Hospital volunteers during an appreciation lunch on April 9th. With the theme “Volunteers Bowl Us Over” the event highlighted their many hours spent spreading kindness throughout […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services. […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services. […]

Measles: What Parents Need to Know! Pediatrician Dean Blumberg on Keeping Kids Safe as Measles Returns to the U.S.

Measles: What Parents Need to Know!  Pediatrician Dean Blumberg on Keeping Kids Safe as Measles Returns to the U.S.

Sacramento, CA….With measles outbreaks occurring now throughout the U.S., UC Davis Health experts advise parents to be aware of the symptoms and call a physician if they see any of them in their children. Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, also answers some frequently asked questions about measles. Dr. Dean Blumberg, […]

Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Grief Support Classes Offered By Hospice of Amador & Calaveras

Jackson, CA…Have you experienced the loss of someone you love? You do not need to deal with your loss alone. Hospice of Amador & Calaveras offers FREE Drop-in Grief Groups: Jackson Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., Hospice Conference Room 103 1500 So. Hwy 49, Jackson New Life After Loss Group, 1st Thursday every month 11:30 […]

FDA Investigating Potential of Increased Seizures Following E-Cigarette Use, Particularly in Youth and Young Adults

FDA Investigating Potential of Increased Seizures Following E-Cigarette Use, Particularly in Youth and Young Adults

Silver Spring, MD…Over the last nearly two years, we’ve spoken often about both the opportunity for e-cigarettes to be an off-ramp for currently addicted adult smokers to completely switch to a potentially less harmful form of nicotine delivery, as well as the tremendous concern for – and series of actions we’re taking to forcefully confront […]

NIH Experts Studying Acute Flaccid Myelitis Causing Puzzling Muscle Paralysis Condition in Children.

NIH Experts Studying Acute Flaccid Myelitis Causing Puzzling Muscle Paralysis Condition in Children.

Bethesda, MD…Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) presents significant challenges not only to patients but also to researchers, and efforts must be accelerated to learn more about the condition, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, write in a new perspective published in mBio. AFM is […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

Chronic Disease Self-Management is Focus of “A Plan 4 Me” Free Health Seminar on April 23rd

San Andreas, CA…Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC), founded in 1951, is located at 768 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA. It became a member of Dignity Health, formerly Catholic Healthcare West, in 1996. The facility is a not-for-profit, 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serving all of Calaveras County, California. Over 300 employees provide the necessary services. […]

Adventist Health Sonora Center Provides Alternate Numbers During Phone Outage

Adventist Health Sonora Center Provides Alternate Numbers During Phone Outage

Sonora, CA…Adventist Health Sonora has established emergency access lines to bypass the nationwide phone outage. Inbound and outbound calls and faxes are affected. In case of an emergency, from our understanding, the 911 system is working. The public may use the following to reach the hospital: Main Line: 1-971-274-2509 Registration/Admitting: 1-971-274-2510 Emergency Department: 1-971-274-2511 Clinic […]

CCWD asks Valley Springs area Residents to Conserve Water Wednesday April 3

CCWD asks Valley Springs area Residents to Conserve Water Wednesday April 3

Valley Springs, CA…The Calaveras County Water District asks residents of Jenny Lind, Rancho Calaveras, La Contenta and Gold Creek to use water sparingly between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday April 3. The District is upgrading its water treatment plant in Valley Springs (learn more here), and the plant will be offline for part of […]

One Dead & Confirmed Legionnaires’ Disease at California Health Care Facility In Stockton

One Dead & Confirmed Legionnaires’ Disease at California Health Care Facility In Stockton

Stockton, CA…California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and San Joaquin County Public Health officials are investigating the presence of Legionnaires’ disease at a state prison in Stockton. A patient from the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) recently passed away at an outside […]

‘Through the Looking Glass – Saving Lives from the Inside Out’ March 26 Mark Twain Medical Center’s ‘A Plan 4 Me’ Series Replay Video

‘Through the Looking Glass – Saving Lives from the Inside Out’ March 26 Mark Twain Medical Center’s ‘A Plan 4 Me’ Series Replay Video

San Andreas, CA…“Saving Lives from the Inside Out” was the topic for the March 26 workshop which is the latest in Mark Twain Medical Center’s (MTMC) “A Plan 4 Me” series. The session began at 11 a.m. in the MTMC Education Center with a free lunch to follow. “A Plan 4 Me” workshops provide access […]

‘Through the Looking Glass – Saving Lives from the Inside Out’ is the March 26 workshop topic for Mark Twain Medical Center’s ‘A Plan 4 Me’ series

‘Through the Looking Glass – Saving Lives from the Inside Out’ is the March 26 workshop topic for Mark Twain Medical Center’s ‘A Plan 4 Me’ series

San Andreas, CA…“Saving Lives from the Inside Out” is the topic for the March 26 workshop which is the latest in Mark Twain Medical Center’s (MTMC) “A Plan 4 Me” series. The session begins at 11 a.m. in the MTMC Education Center with a free lunch to follow. “A Plan 4 Me” workshops provide access […]

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