Carson Valley Air Quality Plunges Into Hazardous Range

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Air quality in Carson Valley plummeted overnight into the “hazardous” range as smoke continued to pour in from the Detwiler Fire near...

Safety Tips For Periods Of Poor Air Quality

Courtesy of Carson Tahoe Health · 1 min read As a result of the numerous recent wildland fires in the region (and with more almost certainly in store before the...

Now Is The Time To Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile Virus

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Agriculture · 1 min read SPARKS, Nev. – With the recent report of a human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in southern Nevada,...

Carson Tahoe Health Honored With Award Through American Diabetes Association

Courtesy of Carson Tahoe Health · 3 min read ​ CARSON CITY, Nev. – As one of only two certified diabetes education programs in Northern Nevada, Carson Tahoe Health has...

New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement For Nevada Students Enrolling In The Seventh Grade

What you need to know about vaccinating your child for meningitis? ​By Melissa Blosser, Special to the Carson Valley Times · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — In an effort...

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...