May 25, 2023

It is becoming an all too familiar scenario that we hear about nationwide - and it hit home for parents of high-schoolers in Santa Maria. The recent lockdown of Pioneer Valley and Santa Maria high schools has brought school safety issues to the forefront of our concerns. As parents, it's crucial to understand how to communicate with our children about these issues, as it plays a vital role in recognizing and preventing acts of violence.


May 8, 2023

In May of 1978, Community Health Centers (CHC) opened its doors as a single health clinic in Nipomo, California, with a mission to provide quality and affordable healthcare services to the underserved communities of the Central Coast. Now, 45 years later, CHC has become a leader in community healthcare with 28 clinics in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, providing a comprehensive range of services to thousands of patients.


May 8, 2023

National Nurses Week is celebrated annually to honor the contributions and achievements of nurses across our country. The week-long celebration begins on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, regarded as the founder of modern nursing. This year's theme, "You Make A Difference," is especially timely as the role that nurses have played in providing care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic was more important than ever.

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