Charlotte Thomas honored for significant achievements
SAN DIEGO – The California Association for Nurse Practitioners has selected Charlotte Thomas, an intensive care unit nurse practitioner with Scripps Health, as the recipient of its 2023 Nurse Practitioner of Distinction Award. Thomas received the honor at CANP’s annual educational conference on March 16 in Monterey, Calif.
San Marcos, Calif. - TrueCare Ramona earned the prestigious honor of 2022 Nonprofit of the Year from the Ramona Chamber of Commerce at their Community Awards Gala on January 29, 2023
Interfaith Community Services Presents Change Your MindFree Second Annual Mental Health and Wellness Festival
Changing the mental health conversation one mind, one life, at a time
Oceanside, California — Interfaith Community Services is proud to host our Second Annual Change Your Mind festival, in partnership with the City of Oceanside on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oceanside Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater.
TrueCare Special Event to Address the Youth Behavioral Health Crisis and Introduce New Programs to the Community on Wednesday, October 19 at 8:00 a.m.
Dr. Benjamin Maxwell, Rady's Children’s Hospital To Keynote the Event
The focus of this special community event, held on the heels of October 10 World Mental Health Day, will be a discussion about the crisis and presentations of the services and programs TrueCare and its community partners are initiating to address this critical area of need for our young adults, especially in underserved communities with limited access to behavioral health services.
Implant allows shift from reconstruction to minimally invasive restoration of torn ACLs
SAN DIEGO – Patients with tears of their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) now have a new treatment option that can replace the need for ACL reconstruction surgery, as Scripps Clinic today became the first in San Diego County to perform surgery using a new implantable device that enables the body to heal its own torn ligament.
TrueCare in San Marcos to Hold Annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair with Community Blood Drive on August 6
Breastfeeding Mothers Encouraged to Donate to Help Babies Thrive; Online Registration is Easy
SAN MARCOS, CA - July 21, 2022 — TrueCare’s annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair is on Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. TrueCare is hosting the breast milk drive, in partnership with the University of California Health Milk Bank, to provide safe, nutritious, pasteurized human donor milk to babies in need.
TRUECARE ADMINISTERING NEW COVID-19 VACCINE FOR CHILDREN AGES SIX MONTHS AND OLDER IN NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY
Community Health Center Fulfilling its Role to Provide Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Underserved Communities
TrueCare™ is providing easy and equitable access to the newly approved COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months and older through its community healthcare centers, especially for the diverse communities who are underserved in North San Diego County.
Cut your risk by avoiding certain behaviors and embracing others
The number of people dying from cancer has significantly declined over the past three decades, due largely to better treatments, early detection and preventive measures.
Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse
What’s the problem?
Prescription drugs are medications that are to be used under a doctor’s supervision. They can be dangerous and even deadly when taken in ways other than prescribed.
Growth in aging population gives rise to innovative partnership amongst four well-trusted San Diego Community Health Centers to North County
Collaboration Highlights the Promise of SD PACE- Vista to Help North County Seniors Live Independently at Home
San Diego, CA (Mar. 19, 2022) - - In just eight short years, one out of four San Diegans will be 60 years of age or older increasing the need for age-friendly resources that support both patients and caregivers. In response to this growing need, a unique partnership between four federally qualified community health centers has been developed to provide comprehensive and holistic care to north county seniors. This partnership is through the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program operated by San Diego PACE, a division of San Ysidro Health, and located at 1840 West Drive, Vista, CA 92083.
Top designation by American College of Surgeons reflects total care for every aspect of injury
LA JOLLA, CA – Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been verified as a Level 1 trauma center, the highest designation awarded by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to indicate the highest range of injury care available to patients.
Sen. Bates Introduces SB 1025, Giving Tax Credits to Organizations Sponsoring Blood Drives
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) introduced SB 1025 which grants tax credits to companies and organizations that sponsor blood drives. During a time when the nation is experiencing a blood shortage, SB 1025 intends to boost blood donations by encouraging the hosting of blood drives.
Difficulty falling or staying asleep can lead to health problem
Are you having trouble with insomnia? While everyone doesn’t need the same amount of sleep, most adults need between seven to nine hours of shut eye per night. As you get older, you may get tired earlier and wake up earlier, but you still need the same amount of sleep.
Scripps Health Modeling Predicts Return to Pre-Surge COVID-19 Hospitalization Levels by Early March
Hospitals will remain busy for several weeks as Omicron admissions slowly decrease
SAN DIEGO – Predictive modeling by Scripps Health shows that the current surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations should wind down by early March, with a slow decrease in patient volumes driven by the Omicron variant of the virus over the coming weeks, the San Diego health system said Monday.
Vaccination remains important protection against influenza strains
SAN DIEGO – Being vaccinated against influenza is a smart thing to do every year, but getting the flu shot this year is especially important because health care resources continue to be strained by the COVID-19 pandemic.
TrueCare launches MyChart®, Free Patient Portal, for Patients to Better Manage Their Healthcare Information
First Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San Diego County to offer MyChart with Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) System
San Marcos, Calif., March 29, 2021 — TrueCare, a nonprofit healthcare provider for the underserved in North San Diego and South Riverside Counties, officially launched its MyChart® patient portal today to help patients easily access and manage their health information, now at their fingertips, in one secure online website.
5 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy
Free Live Q&A Session for the Public about Keeping Your Heart Healthy on Wednesday, February 24 at 1:15 p.m. by TrueCare(™) for American Heart Month.
San Marcos, CA - February 22, 2021 -- February is American Heart Month. TrueCare's Dr. Oscar Cook is offering a free Live Q&A session for the public to answer questions about keeping your heart healthy on Wednesday, February 24 at 1:15 p.m.
TRUECARE™ NOW OFFERING COVID-19 VACCINES TO PATIENTS IN NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY AT OCEANSIDE and SAN MARCOS CLINICS
Get COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered during Live Q&A with Dr. Marie Russell on Thursday, February 18 at 2:30 p.m. PDT
San Marcos, CA - February 16, 2021 -- TrueCare™, a nonprofit health care provider in North San Diego and South Riverside Counties, is launching the new COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the TrueCare’s Loma Alta health center in Oceanside, CA starting on Tuesday, February 16.
Sen. Patricia Bates and OC Sheriff Don Barnes Renew Effort to Establish Fentanyl Task Force
SACRAMENTO – With street fentanyl surging in the western U.S. and causing thousands of deaths, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has reintroduced legislation to create a task force to improve Southern California’s response.
Institute of Health Care EMT Training Course will be held January 5th Thru February 27th, 2021
every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6 PM to 10 PM and every Saturday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. The first 6 weeks will be through the Zoom platform with live lectures. The final 2 weeks will be small group immersions on campus for skills competencies with small groups.
Body & Brain is hosting a unique international event next Thursday, called "Sound & Rhythm Healing," live streaming from Korea! Join them on Thursday, October 29 from 4 PM - 6 PM. Master SunPoong uses traditional Korean drums and other percussion instruments to guide you into a deep experience of your own energy. His fun & active class will include vibration, free-form dancing and dynamic meditation, accompanied by his live music. Leave your stress behind and feel in harmony with the energy of all life. Learn more and RSVP!
National Online Learning Event Features 15 Mindfulness Experts, Sep 11-13, 2020
MESA, AZ September 8, 2020 -- Body & Brain is proud to announce the online Get Bright Brain Education Festival! Join us for three days of exciting live online seminars with an all-star lineup of 15 Brain Education mindfulness coaching experts.
Vista, CA – A virtual "Magical Mystery Tour," a take on the Beatles' classic album, will kick off an online, fun-packed fundraiser from 6:30-7 pm on September 26th to benefit Vista Community Clinic (VCC). Established in 1972, VCC has evolved over the years to become a federally-designated Community Healthcare Center serving Southern California.
Vista Community Clinic (VCC) announced the opening of a new dental clinic at 1910 Mission Ave., near downtown Oceanside, on July 6th. This will be the organization’s 4th clinic in Oceanside, and 9th overall location.