It’s Not Too Late to Give the Gift Of Health from Big Trees Fitness

It’s Not Too Late to Give the Gift Of Health from Big Trees Fitness

Arnold, CA…For just $15 each or $50 for 5 certificates these make a great gift. This price is for members and former members only. For non members/former members it is $20 each or $75 for 5 certificates. Perfect for those fitness fanatics, those wanting to get into fitness or for those wanting to get fit […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy Happy Holidays & New Year!

Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy Happy Holidays & New Year!

San Andreas, CA…Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services; including four Specialty Care Centers and five community Medical Centers. Our Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. […]

Calaveras Public Health Wins Health Equity Award

Calaveras Public Health Wins Health Equity Award

San Andreas, CA…The Emerging Health Equity Practice Award was given to the Calaveras Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, for the creation and ongoing implementation of The Calaveras Oral Health Program which encourages positive oral health prevention practices. The California Endowment, the state’s largest health foundation, announced the recipients of the 2019 Advancing […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy Happy Holidays & New Year!

Mark Twain Medical Center Wishes You A Healthy Happy Holidays & New Year!

San Andreas, CA…Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services; including four Specialty Care Centers and five community Medical Centers. Our Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. […]

Youth Vaping Epidemic Listening Session at White House

Youth Vaping Epidemic Listening Session at White House

Washington, DC…I’m Dr. Sally Goza. I’m a pediatrician from Fayetteville, Georgia. And I’m President-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. And thank you so much. The children are counting on us. THE PRESIDENT: Good. Thank you very much. MR. BUTLER: Hi, I’m Christopher Butler. I’m Executive Director of Americans for Tax Reform. Thank you so […]

Mornings with the One Percent™ Was Live From MTMC’s Mens Health Event Replays Are Below

Mornings with the One Percent™ Was Live From MTMC’s Mens Health Event Replays Are Below

Arnold, CA…Mornings with the One Percent™ is live weekday mornings from 7-10am. The premise for the show is that the USDA ranked all 3,142 counties or county equivalents in the USA on a livability or desirability scale based on factors such as climate, scenic beauty, bodies of water for recreation, humidity and much more. All […]

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

San Andreas, CA…Many men neglect their health. Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) highlights oft-heard excuses and offers tips on how to take action at a Nov. 15 luncheon workshop. The session is from 10 a.m. to noon and includes a complimentary luncheon. “The central theme is to make time to take care of yourself,” says […]

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

San Andreas, CA…Many men neglect their health. Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) highlights oft-heard excuses and offers tips on how to take action at a Nov. 15 luncheon workshop. The session is from 10 a.m. to noon and includes a complimentary luncheon. “The central theme is to make time to take care of yourself,” says […]

No One Dies Alone Program Comes to Hospice of Amador and Calaveras. National NODA Program Offers Companionship in Final Moments of Life

No One Dies Alone Program Comes to Hospice of Amador and Calaveras.  National NODA Program Offers Companionship in Final Moments of Life

Jackson, CA…Hospice of Amador and Calaveras has ushered in a new program for patients facing final moments of their lives without the presence of a loved one at their side. The No One Dies Alone (NODA) program is a national volunteer-centered program that was started in 2001 by Peace Health in Eugene, Ore. It has […]

19th Annual Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Tree of Lights Memorial Celebration is December 5th

19th Annual Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Tree of Lights Memorial Celebration is December 5th

Jackson, CA…The 19th Annual Tree of Lights memorial celebration honoring loved ones who have passed will be held Thursday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hospice administrative offices located at 1500 S. Hwy 49, in Jackson. Please join the Hospice team as they light their beautiful 14-ft. blue spruce, donated and planted last year […]

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

San Andreas, CA…Many men neglect their health. Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) highlights oft-heard excuses and offers tips on how to take action at a Nov. 15 luncheon workshop. The session is from 10 a.m. to noon and includes a complimentary luncheon. “The central theme is to make time to take care of yourself,” says […]

Prevent Flu this Season by Getting a Flu Shot! Free Flu Shots on November 7th!

Prevent Flu this Season by Getting a Flu Shot!  Free Flu Shots on November 7th!

San Andreas, CA…Dr. Dean Kelaita, Health Officer, is urging Calaveras County residents to get vaccinated against influenza (the flu) this season as soon as possible. In California, flu usually begins to increase in late November or December. It takes a couple of weeks after vaccination for the body to respond fully, so now is the […]

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

MEN: Make Time to Take Care of Yourself MTMC Marks Men’s Health Month with November 15th Workshop

San Andreas, CA…Many men neglect their health. Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) highlights oft-heard excuses and offers tips on how to take action at a Nov. 15 luncheon workshop. The session is from 10 a.m. to noon and includes a complimentary luncheon. “The central theme is to make time to take care of yourself,” says […]

Prevent Flu this Season by Getting a Flu Shot! Free Flu Shots on November 7th!

Prevent Flu this Season by Getting a Flu Shot!  Free Flu Shots on November 7th!

San Andreas, CA…Dr. Dean Kelaita, Health Officer, is urging Calaveras County residents to get vaccinated against influenza (the flu) this season as soon as possible. In California, flu usually begins to increase in late November or December. It takes a couple of weeks after vaccination for the body to respond fully, so now is the […]

Could a Health Savings Account Help Strengthen Your Retirement Plan? ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

Could a Health Savings Account Help Strengthen Your Retirement Plan?  ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…By one estimate, a 65-year-old couple who retire in 2019 may need about $300,000 in savings to pay their health-care expenses in retirement. This includes premiums for Medicare Parts B and D, supplemental (Medigap) insurance, and median out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses, but not other health expenses such as long-term care, dental care, and eye […]

The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon Brought the Community Together Against Cancer!

The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon Brought the Community Together Against Cancer!

San Andreas, CA…The Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon was held last week on the campus of Mark Twain Medical Center.  Breast cancer survivor Tina Macuha, “Good Day Sacramento” host headlined the event. She gave a moving testimony of how on April 2009, she shared her breast cancer story on the show. Recently marking her tenth […]