Something Broken? Time for OUCH! »

Posted: August 3, 2020

Sprained your ankle? Broke your wrist? Sounds like it’s time for O.U.C.H.!

It’s better than it sounds. O.U.C.H. stands for Orthopedic Urgent Care at Hilborn.

The service was born in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic as a way... More»


Alzheimer’s Support Offered Via Phone, Video »

Posted: August 3, 2020

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet by video or telephone at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12.

The group, cosponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and the NorthBay Healthcare Foundation, is facilitated by volunteers Bob Panzer, Donna Stewart, Sharen Podzimek and... More»


Support Groups Move Their Meetings Online »

Posted: August 3, 2020

The latest round of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s changes to COVID-19 safety guidelines now requires NorthBay Bereavement support groups to go online, reports Jennifer Flam, Bereavement and Volunteer coordinator for NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement.

“Grief is being felt individually and collectively... More»


Dad Finally Meets Yankee Doodle Baby »

Posted: July 30, 2020

At a time when happy stories seem few and far between, a joyful one played out in the NorthBay Healthcare NICU on July 21 when Senior Airman Alex Hull was able to hold his daughter, Elliana, for the first time.

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Coronavirus Testing Remains Limited in Solano »

Posted: July 30, 2020

Getting a COVID-19 test  is a challenge for many in Solano County, with prolonged turn-around times — up to 10 days — and full appointment schedules, which are hampering efforts to control the spread.

“Many of us have personal stories... More»


Meet Lytbot »

Posted: July 29, 2020

Three New Robots Join in the War on Germs, Viruses

In the war against COVID-19, NorthBay Healthcare has more than doubled its army of disinfecting robots for its two hospitals.

Meet Solaris Lytbot, one of three new UV machines on... More»


HealthSpring Offers Reimbursements »

Posted: July 29, 2020

With the doors of HealthSpring Fitness closed indefinitely due to the global pandemic, members are being asked to decide what to do with funds in their account.

Members need to indicate if they want to retain their membership until the... More»


Newsweek: NorthBay Among Best Maternity Hospitals »

Posted: July 27, 2020

NorthBay Medical Center was recently named one of the nation’s Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek Magazine. It is one of just 231 hospitals in 36 states to make the list.

Newsweek partnered with The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization... More»


Pediatrician: Don’t Stop Vaccinating Children »

Posted: July 16, 2020

With the backdrop of a global pandemic, pediatrician Judy Yang, D.O., has an urgent message for parents: Don’t stop getting your child vaccinated.

“Measles and COVID-19 together would be a real nightmare,” she warned.

After Solano County issued a shelter-at-home... More»


Regular Follower Wins the #HealthTipTuesday Prize »

Posted: July 16, 2020

Vacaville resident Sarah Bacom is a regular follower of the NorthBay Facebook page and it paid off for her recently as she won the June #HealthTipTuesday drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

Sarah was entered in the drawing for... More»