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By state law, an infant up to 72 hours old may be left with a health care professional at NorthBay, legally and anonymously.
Wendy Wasserman of Vacaville received NorthBay Healthcare
Foundation’s 2014 Christine Franklin Award during the annual Breast Cancer
Luncheon on Oct. 16. The award, presented by James Long, M.D., medical oncologist
at NorthBay Cancer Center, honors a woman in our community who makes a
difference in the lives of other women. Read more about Wendy and the award in
the Commitment 2 Care blog on Monday, Oct. 20.
Two new blogs aimed at aimed at keeping readers safe and healthy have debuted on NorthBay.org.
Diabetes Educator Collette DaCruz, R.N., has launched “Living with Diabetes 101,” in which she will share helpful tips on how to navigate lifestyle changes after a diabetes diagnosis. Collette has worked at the NorthBay Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology since 2006.
Ashley Barrios, NorthBay’s Trauma Program Injury Prevention and Outreach coordinator for Emergency Services, writes “Spare Yourself the Trauma.” Her blog will provide information about Solano County statistics, how to practice safe habits and avoid the “trauma drama.”
Want to know about new job listings at NorthBay Healthcare in a timely manner? Join the Talent Network, a new feature on NorthBay.org that will allow interested parties to receive up-to-date information about job opportunities, according to Donna Dabeck, R.N., manager of nursing recruitment and retention.
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Amid life’s roller coaster of a divorce, a move and a new career goal, Vacaville resident Holly Bell found comfort and stability in her beloved black lab, Mitzi. But when the sweet, smart pup who soothed her so many times died of a heart attack two years ago, Holly was lost. “It just tore my heart out,” she recalled. So she turned to art therapy. Although she had no formal training, she picked up a pencil and started sketching Mitzi, discovering that drawing helped ease the pain.
Orlando Torres’ journey began shortly after his diagnosis of testicular cancer. The 19-year-old cinematography student decided to document key moments along the way. The short video (above) includes an introduction to his journey, and a segment when he had friends and family join him to cut his hair, because he didn’t want cancer to take it from him. Orlando’s story is one of several featured in the Fall issue of Wellspring magazine, which shipped out to homes in September. The magazine, which is also available online at http://wellspring.northbay.org/, includes numerous stories of hope and features survivors of stroke, heart attacks, cancer and more. To read Orlando’s story, click here.
A $1.5 million, state-of-the-art, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was delivered to the NorthBay Medical Center campus on Wednesday (Aug. 13) to be housed in a $1.2 million modular building. Both were lowered out of the sky by a huge crane.
NorthBay Healthcare’s hospitals in Fairfield and Vacaville have been certified by The Joint Commission as Advanced Primary Stroke Centers, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. “This achievement reflects NorthBay’s dedication toward fostering better outcomes for our patients,” said Rhonda Martin, assistant vice president of nursing operations for NorthBay Healthcare.
It was an overwhelming show of support for NorthBay’s team at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event, held on Saturday, Sept. 13. Not only did NorthBay’s four teams field the largest number of walkers – or about one quarter of 3all participants who signed up to walk that day -- but NorthBay participants raised, by early estimates, about $17,000. That surpasses the goal of $15,000 set by Sandy Perez, NorthBay Adult Day Center’s program manager. See the Video!
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