Efforts to Mitigate the Coronavirus


MCH urges patients to call ahead to the Emergency Hotline to help mitigate the spread of Coronavirus. As you probably know, a respiratory illness called COVID-19, or Coronavirus, is spreading rapidly throughout the world. Because our top priority is the safety of our patients, families, healthcare workers, and staff, Mountains Community Hospital’s (MCH) High [...]

Efforts to Mitigate the Coronavirus2020-03-13T23:43:57+00:00

$200,000 Raised at Le Grand Picnic!


The sun certainly shone on this year's Le Grand Picnic. The generosity of this year's sellout crowd was amazing. With all of our efforts combined, we raised $200,000, making this one of our most successful Le Grand Picnics ever! We have never raised more in our silent and live auctions, and we had almost [...]

$200,000 Raised at Le Grand Picnic!2019-08-20T23:53:36+00:00

Donations Fund New UV System


MCH Implements UV Technology in the Fight Against Infection-Causing Pathogens MCH is excited to announce that it has just purchased a Clorox Healthcare™ Optimum-UV Enlight™ System which uses UV light to kill microorganisms by inactivating their DNA, rendering them harmless and unable to replicate. This purchase was made possible by several large gifts from [...]

Donations Fund New UV System2019-08-20T22:21:07+00:00

Natural Ways to Prevent Cold and Flu


Nature's Flu Shot Flu season isn't over yet and flu activity remains elevated in California. Dr. Lori Arnold, Director of Pharmacy at MCH, created a helpful flyer with tips to naturally boost your immune system to prevent colds and flu and help you find relief if you're experiencing symptoms. See below or click here to [...]

Natural Ways to Prevent Cold and Flu2019-08-20T22:14:38+00:00

Complete Pulmonary Testing at MCH


Complete Pulmonary Testing at MCH Do you have shortness of breath? Asthma? MCH has a new, state-of-the-art, Pulmonary Function Testing machine to determine lung function, air flow limitation and diffusing capacity of the lungs. Kevin Horan, Respiratory Therapist, spoke with Mary-Justine Lanyon about the machine's capabilities in the Feb. 28th edition of the Alpine [...]

Complete Pulmonary Testing at MCH2019-03-12T18:04:43+00:00

Former Auxiliary member makes $42,700 Donation!


Former Auxiliary member makes $42,700 Donation! MCH Foundation announces a gift of $42,700 from the estate of Pamela Huss, a former resident of Lake Arrowhead and MCH Auxiliary member. Pam passed away on February 12, 2018. Pam was born on May 31, 1937 to Marshall Pratt Phillips and Louise Jones in Los Angeles. She grew [...]

Former Auxiliary member makes $42,700 Donation!2019-01-25T22:55:32+00:00

Skilled Nursing Facility Receives 5-Star Rating


Please join us in congratulating the Skilled Nursing team on their 5-star rating! There are only 2 nursing homes in a 25 mile radius of Lake Arrowhead with 5 star ratings in all 4 categories from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and MCH's Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) is one of them! [...]

Skilled Nursing Facility Receives 5-Star Rating2019-01-03T23:28:29+00:00

Meet our New General Surgeon


Please join us in welcoming our new General Surgeon, Dr. Van Martin! Dr. Martin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, his MD from Wayne State University, and completed his residency at the University of Hawaii. Most recently, Dr. Martin practiced general surgery at The Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head, North [...]

Meet our New General Surgeon2019-03-18T18:17:56+00:00

MCH Welcomes New Director of Pharmacy


MCH Welcomes New Director of Pharmacy Mountains Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Lori Arnold, Pharm D, as the new Director of Pharmacy. Dr. Arnold is an unwavering wellness warrior, fearless medication safety advocate and enlightened clinical integrative pharmacist. She comes to MCH from Palm Desert where she was Pharmacy Manager at CVS and [...]

MCH Welcomes New Director of Pharmacy2019-03-01T23:16:36+00:00

MCH Skilled Nursing Facility Resident Donates $62,000 to the Foundation


MCH Skilled Nursing Facility Resident Donates $62,000 to the Foundation At last week’s Le Grand Picnic we recognized and honored two extraordinary members of the Mountains Community Hospital family: Janet Owens and Sherry Kemplin. Two months ago, Janet Owens, a resident in our Skilled Nursing Facility, donated $62,000 to the Mountains Community Hospital Foundation. [...]

MCH Skilled Nursing Facility Resident Donates $62,000 to the Foundation2018-10-12T18:31:37+00:00