Emergency Air Transportation Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 27, 2014 - With emergency medical helicopters costing a small fortune, some independent agencies are offering alternatives. Reach Air (AirMedCare Network) and Mercy Air (Omni Advantage) offer subscription services for off-mountain air transportation that start at $10/month. Representatives from the companies will be at … [Read more...]

Have a Ball With Your Sweetheart

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 17, 2014 - This Valentine’s Day, the Big Bear Lake Rotary Club Foundation and the Bear Valley Hospital Foundation will present the Sweetheart Ball at Northwoods Resort. The festivities on February 14th will start with cocktails at 5pm, followed by dinner at 6:00. Guests can dance to the “Sounds of Frank Sinatra” by … [Read more...]

Healthcare District Has Healthy Chance of Winning; Keep Voting!

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Big Bear Lake, CA, October 30, 2013 - As of yesterday, Bear Valley Community Hospital's entry into the Medline Pink Gloves Dance Video competition was in 7th place. That brings them close to winning a substantial sum for the Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley Mammogram Program: the winnings are $5,000 for third place, $10,000 for second … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meetings Will Explain Affordable Care Act

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 22, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District is holding a series of town hall meetings to educate the public about the new health care coverage options available under the Affordable Care Act. The meetings are also a chance to learn about service updates at Bear Valley Community Hospital. Refreshments … [Read more...]

“Sparkle Day” Sparks Cancer Awareness

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 15, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake has proclaimed Saturday, October 19th as "Sparkle Day" to promote cancer awareness. The public is invited on that day to a gathering of community leaders and cancer survivors for a brief program consisting of a minister, speakers and live music, starting at 11:30 A.M. at Copper Q. … [Read more...]

BVCHD has new Chief Financial Officer

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - Marcus Armstrong is the newly appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Bear Valley Community Hospital in Big Bear Lake. Armstrong received his MBA in Health Care Management at the University of Phoenix in 2009 and his BS in Business Administration w/Accounting emphasis at College of the Ozarks in … [Read more...]

Hospital Participates in YouTube Phenomenon

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Big Bear Lake, CA, August 2, 2013 - In 2009, 200 hospital workers in Oregon put on pink gloves and danced in support of breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video garnered nearly 14 million views on YouTube® and inspired hundreds of videos across the country. This year, Bear Valley Community Hospital will compete in the Medline Pink Glove … [Read more...]

Eat for a Good Cause on July 24

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 18, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Hospital Auxiliary presents Hot and Saucy Night on July 24th, with proceeds benefiting the hospital. Hot and Saucy night means a lakeside evening of Italian and Mexican food from your favorite local restaurants, with homemade ice-cream for dessert.  The event will be … [Read more...]

Elks Lodge Hosts Free Health Fair

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 11, 2013 - The Lions Club is well known for providing free recycled eyeglasses and vision screenings to people in need. Now, the Big Bear Lions & Sunset Lions Club of Big Bear is sponsoring a free health fair, in collaboration with Bear Valley Community Hospital and in partnership with Crestline Lioness, Arrowbear … [Read more...]

Surgeon returns to Big Bear Lake

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 23, 2013 - General Surgeon Dr. Arturo T. Santos MD FACS, has returned to the mountain, seeing patients in Big Bear Lake at Dr. Mike Norman’s office by appointment.  He will be performing surgeries at Bear Valley Community Hospital on an elective basis. Dr. Santos received his medical education at the University of Santo … [Read more...]