FLU SEASON IS NOT OVER YET…FIGHT IT WITH SOAP AND WATER!

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. Hand hygiene is described by many health care workers as the single most important tool in preventing […]

   Last Modified: 2/15/18, 9:37am.


Volunteers, Dolls, and Bears, Oh My!

Did you know we have a Doll Doctor and a staff of Boo Bear creators among our energetic Auxiliary membership? Quite regularly, dolls are popular items that find their way to the Blue Jay Thrift Shop.  One of our Mountains Community Hospital Auxiliary members has begun a side business to collect these donated dolls, many […]

   Last Modified: 2/8/18, 9:12am.


MEET DEBRA SADDLEMIRE, A NEW FACE AT MCH

Meet Debra Saddlemire, Perioperative and Outpatient Services Department Manager at MCH. Debra joined MCH in February of 2017. She brings a passion for nursing with 28 years of experience to this role. Perioperative refers to the three phases of surgery: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative. The goal of perioperative care is to provide better conditions for […]

   Last Modified: 2/1/18, 8:31am.


HURRY! ENROLL NOW FOR COVERED CALIFORNIA!

COVERED CALIFORNIA OPEN ENROLLMENT: NOV. 1, 2017– JAN. 31, 2018 Mountains Community Hospital’s Eligibility Specialist is still available to assist persons with questions, renewal or enrollment for Covered California. She can be reached at (909) 336-3651 ext. 3535. Are you currently in a Covered California plan or in need of insurance??? Are you unsure if […]

   Last Modified: 1/25/18, 9:24am.


MCH HAS A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES MANAGER

One of our own has returned to Mountains Community Hospital and is accomplishing great things! Danny Pensabene grew up on the East Coast.  In 2005 he moved to California to seek new job opportunities and better weather.  You name it, and Danny has done it!  As a self-proclaimed “Jack of all trades”, he has enjoyed […]

   Last Modified: 1/18/18, 12:55pm.


HIGH FREQUENCY EMERGENCY RADIO STATION NOW INSTALLED AT MCH

Mountains Community Hospital is proud to announce that they have received the gift of a new high-frequency (HF) two-way radio and a new vertical antenna on the roof. This new backup radio system for emergency communications was made possible by donations from the Mountain Top Amateur Radio Association (MTARA). The system now allows the hospital […]

   Last Modified: 1/11/18, 2:09pm.


NEW WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE SERVICES OFFERED AT MCH

Mountains Community Hospital is excited to announce that, starting this Friday, January 5, MCH will be offering additional women’s healthcare services at our Lake Arrowhead Rural Health Clinic. We have a new women’s health provider, Ruth Mielke, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and PhD, who comes to us from Cal State University Fullerton’s School of Nursing. […]

   Last Modified: 1/10/18, 7:14am.


YIKES….COULD I HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO RABIES??

While those of us who live in the San Bernardino Mountains enjoy a tranquil and peaceful life, hiking among our wooded areas, there are some dangers that we need to be aware of.  One of those is the risk of being bitten by a rabid animal. 11 million people enjoy camping each year in the […]

   Last Modified: 12/27/17, 10:21am.


TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO ENROLL OR RENEW IN COVERED CALIFORNIA

COVERED CALIFORNIA OPEN ENROLLMENT: NOV. 1, 2017– JAN. 31, 2018 RENEWAL FOR EXISTING COVERED CALIFORNIA PLANS: OCT. 15, 2017 – DEC. 15, 2017 Mountains Community Hospital’s Eligibility Specialist is still available to assist persons with questions, renewal or enrollment for Covered California. She can be reached at (909) 336-3651 ext. 3535. Are you currently in a Covered […]

   Last Modified: 12/14/17, 8:29am.


Palliative or Hospice Care?

The 2017 National Health & Wellness Association has designated November as Hospice & Palliative Care Month. Mountains Community Hospital has a wonderful Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), that specializes in palliative and hospice (end-of-life) care. The staff have received their training and certification through City of Hope. The objective of both palliative and hospice care is […]

   Last Modified: 12/7/17, 7:39am.