BVCHD has new Chief Financial Officer

Marcus Armstrong

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...]

“Suicide Prevention Week” Puts Spotlight on Local Interventions

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 6, 2013 - The 39th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week starts on Monday, and Lutheran Social Services is taking the opportunity to inform the public about the great strides being taken in prevention. Thanks to Prop. 63 -- the Mental Health Services Act passed by voters in 2004 -- California has invested in … [Read more...]

Non-Nutritious Foods on Tonight’s School Board Agenda

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 4, 2013 -  Those wanting to attend tonight's Regular Board Meeting of the Bear Valley Unified School District should note the location for part of it has been changed. The Closed Session will be held as planned at 5:15 p.m. at the District Office (42271 Moonridge Road). But the 6:30 p.m. Open Session will now be held … [Read more...]

West Nile Virus Spreads Across San Bernardino County

San Bernardino County, CA, August 29, 2013 - As the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, many people will be enjoying outdoor activities, and it is important for them to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. The state laboratory has confirmed increased West Nile Virus (WNV) activity within San Bernardino County. So far this season, the disease has … [Read more...]

Hospital Participates in YouTube Phenomenon

PinkGlove

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...]

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in S. B. County

  San Bernardino County, CA, August 6, 2013 - With mosquitoes near Fontana and in Needles testing positive for West Nile Virus recently, residents throughout San Bernardino County are encouraged to take the following precautions: ·        Remove all standing water around your property where mosquitoes lay eggs such as birdbaths, … [Read more...]

80 Degrees Outside = 102 in the Car

HOT-DOG-PSA

San Bernardino County, CA, August 5, 2013 -- With several weeks of summer left, the San Bernardino County Animal Cruelty Task Force reminds the public of the dangers of leaving dogs in cars. Even at cooler altitudes like the Big Bear Valley, conditions inside a vehicle can quickly become life-threatening. For example, when it is 80 degrees … [Read more...]

Lindsay Wagner Keynotes Big Bear’s First Yoga Festival

Keynote Speaker Lindsay Wagner

Big Bear City, CA, August 1, 2013 - Big Bear Yoga is bringing the first yoga festival to the valley this month, and Lindsay Wagner will deliver the keynote address.  Aside from being an award-winning actress, Wagner is an energy medicine advocate and the co-author of two books: The High Road to Health, a best-selling vegetarian lifestyle … [Read more...]

Healthcare District Seeks New CFO

Joe Demont will serve as Interim CFO.

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (BVCHD) has begun recruitment for a new Chief Financial Officer, following the resignation of Rudy Shutta. In addition to working as the CFO, Shutta has acted as the interim CEO twice and for the past several months had been working on the budget to keep the … [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...]