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  • Top-notch physical therapy care

    Adventist Health|May 28, 2024

    Right in the heart of our Downtown Tehachapi, our streets are filled with the charm and warmth we all know and love. Our local shops and scenic public areas perfectly capture the essence of our close-knit community. If you're in need of physical therapy, PT Solutions a service of Adventist Health is the top choice for quality rehabilitation services. Adventist Health has partnered with PT Solutions Physical Therapy to provide you with a comprehensive range of services aimed at aiding your...

  • Local nurse receives DAISY Award

    Adventist Health|May 27, 2023

    We are thrilled to share that Bonnie Mazel has been awarded the DAISY Awards for her outstanding nursing care. This award recognizes nurses who go above and beyond in their patient care and truly make a difference in the lives of their patients and families. Bonnie received the award during the Nurses Week Breakfast, and she was nominated for the award for many different reasons. She is an exemplary nurse and educator. Bonnie also arranged a terrific skills fair in Tehachapi in 2022 but didn't...

  • Adventist Health sees success with BrainScope Technology

    Adventist Health|May 27, 2023

    During the 2023 annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM23), Adventist Health presented promising real-world clinical outcomes from Adventist Health Kern County Emergency Departments. With the implementation of BrainScope two years ago, Adventist Health is using this first-of-its-kind technology to positively impact the lives of mild head injured patients in Kern County. Anyone suspected of a mild traumatic brain injury, including concussion, is triaged with the BrainScope technology at all Adventist Health hospitals...

  • Measure X is not a bond – misprint on Nov. 8 ballot leads to confusion

    Adventist Health|Oct 29, 2022

    A slight error on the upcoming November 8 ballot has created some confusion. You will see on the ballot under Measure X an opportunity to bubble in "Bonds Yes" or "Bonds No." Please know this is a mistake. Measure X is not a Bond. Measure X is a proposition asking voters to approve a new 30-year lease between Adventist Health and the Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District. A "YES" vote for the measure ensures that Adventist Health will construct -at no cost to the taxpayer - a new, state-of-the-ar...

  • Adventist Health receives $45,000 donation for Mojave Medical Office

    Adventist Health|Nov 21, 2020

    Adventist Health proudly accepted a significant donation that will support the upgrades in safety and function of our Mojave Medical Office. The donation of $45,000 will elevate healthcare in Mojave for the residents of this eastern Kern County community. "We certainly deserve to move on to this exciting new chapter: a new hospital in the region, a remodel and expansion of the California City Medical Office – and now, this generous investment in our Mojave Medical Office will provide a c...

  • 9 ways to stay busy at home during social distancing

    Adventist Health|Apr 11, 2020

    You might be stuck at home due to COVID-19, but you can still stay busy during social distancing. Avoid getting cabin fever with these suggestions: 1. Get outside: Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and get some fresh air. Take a walk around the neighborhood, jog with your dog or toss the ball in the yard with your kids. 2. Play a board games or start a puzzle: Set aside your phone, turn off the news, and gather the family around for a board game. Games and puzzles are a great way to take a break from screens and keep you occ...

  • Frequently asked questions: Novel Coronavirus

    Adventist Health|Apr 11, 2020

    What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold. What are the symptoms of coronavirus? Reported illness ranges from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The following symptoms may appear two to 14 days after...

  • Social distancing: What is safe and unsafe?

    Adventist Health|Apr 11, 2020

    With the spread of COVID-19, we’ve been hearing a lot about the need for “social distancing.” What does it mean to socially distance? And how will it impact you and your family? In California, individuals have been instructed to stay home except for essential needs. Be sure to check www.COVID19.CA.gov for more information about this executive order. Defining the distance Social distancing is exactly what it sounds like—keeping at a distance from others. The practice is an important infection prevention measure that involves intenti...