Hospital Has New HR Manager


Big Bear Lake, CA, October 16, 2013 - The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District has hired a new Human Resources (HR) Manager, Kathy Norris. Kathy is a certified professional in human resources (PHR) from the Society for Human Resource Managers. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Human Resources Management at Western Governors … [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...]

Hospital Asks For Votes in $25,000 competition


Big Bear Lake, CA, October 9, 2013 - Bear Valley Community Hospital is participating in a YouTube phenomenon, and now they need your help. They've created a Medline Pink Gloves Dance Video as part of a nationwide competition promoting breast cancer awareness and prevention. Our Healthcare District has a chance to win up to $25,000 for … [Read more...]

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


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


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...]