Douglas County Senior Health Fair Jan. 27

Courtesy of the Douglas County Community & Senior Center · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The 18th annual Senior Health Fair will be Friday, Jan. 27 at the Douglas County Community Center...

Nominations Open For Carson Valley Medial Center Healthcare Excellence Award

by Becky Hanson, Carson Valley Medical Center GARDNERVILLE, Nev.  – The Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation is soliciting nominations for the 2017 CVMC Healthcare Excellence Award. The award...

Carson Tahoe Health To Offer Low-Cost Physicals For Department Of Transportation Employees

Courtesy of Carson Tahoe Health · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On January 2, 2017, Carson Tahoe Health will begin offering convenient, low-cost Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals at...

Douglas High Music Department Seeking Sponsors

Courtesy of the Douglas High School Music Department  · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High School Music Department is looking for T-shirt sponsors to continue to help...

Prescription Drug Take Back On Oct. 22 At Various Douglas County Locations

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency and hosting a Drug...

East Fork Fire Among The First Agencies Statewide Approved For Community-Based Paramedicine Services

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection District • 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire Protection District is one of the first four agencies in Nevada that has...

New Carson Valley Medical Center CEO Focuses On Shaping Future Of Healthcare In Carson Valley

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com • 5 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It would seem that Preston Becker’s entire career has been building toward this new chapter in life. Earlier this...

Carson Valley Medical Center Health & Wellness Fest Aug. 20

Courtesy of Carson Valley Medical Center • 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev.  – Carson Valley Medical Center (CVMC), along with partners throughout the Carson Valley, are preparing for the annual...

Barton Health Creates Extra Support System For Patients With A Serious Or Terminal Illness

Courtesy of Barton Health • 2 min read SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Barton Health has identified the need for a comprehensive support system for patients with serious or terminal...

Tahoe Youth & Family Services Hosting Color Run 5k Fundraiser At Carson Valley Medical Center Health Fest Aug. 20

Courtesy of Tahoe Youth & Family Services • 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Tahoe Youth & Family Services (TYFS) is hosting its third annual COLORBLAST! 5K color run fundraiser as part...

Avoid A Tragedy On The Lake: Why Swimming In Lake Tahoe Is Unique

by Cate Neal, RN, Barton Health • 2 min read SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A plunge into Lake Tahoe can literally take your breath away. It may be hot...

NV Energy Powering Higher Education With $49,000 Scholarships

Courtesy of NV Energy RENO, Nev. – The NV Energy Foundation announced it has awarded 32 recent Northern Nevada high school graduates with the Powerful Partnership Scholarship and 15...

Partnership Of Community Resources To Host Mental Health First Aid Training Aug. 5

Courtesy of the Partnership of Community Resources MINDEN, Nev. — The Partnership of Community Resources will host a Mental Health First Aid training Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to...

Carson Valley Medical Center Names Preston Becker New CEO

Courtesy of Carson Valley Medical Center GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Preston Becker, MBA has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Carson Valley Medical Center effective June 13, 2016. In this...

Men’s Health In The Spotlight This June At Carson Valley Medical Center

by Becky Hanson, Carson Valley Medical Center GARDNERVILLE, Nev. – This June, Carson Valley Medical Center is celebrating men – not just on Father’s day – but all month...

From The Experts: Lawn Mowing Safety Tips

Courtesy of Mike Eddy, American Family Insurance GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — There’s always work required to maintain a lawn. Chances are good that some of that work will involve a lawnmower....

American Council Of Graduate Medical Education Accredits Barton Health

Courtesy of Barton Health SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has identified Barton Health, in conjunction with their Lake Tahoe Sports Medicine...

Barton Foundation Announces $50,000 In Grants Available For Tahoe’s Health & Wellbeing

Courtesy of Barton Health SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. —  The Barton Foundation is giving $50,000 in grant funding to improve community health. Barton Health provides funds for programs and organizations...

Residents Encouraged To Participate In Douglas County Community Health Survey

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations MINDEN, Nev. — Recognizing that the health of the community is everyone’s responsibility, Douglas County officials are currently partnering with public health, healthcare...

Community Donations Aid East Fork Fire In Purchase Of Cardiac Monitors

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire District, one of five Heart Safe Communities within Nevada, is continuing its mission to provide the best...