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Community Impact

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Northern California Network

  • Adventist Health Clear Lake launched a year-long investment in trauma-informed care training for staff to provide more effective healthcare services with a healing orientation.
  • Adventist Health Lodi Memorial and Adventist Health Dameron embodied the Christmas spirit this year and participated in the Ray of Hope Christmas Guardian Angels program, which strives to ensure that no child feels forgotten this holiday season.
  • Adventist Health Mendocino Coast, Adventist Health Ukiah Valley and Adventist Health Howard Memorial - Mendocino County’s COPE Health team hosted an EMT and Emergency Room Nursing Skills Clinic and open house, for students and anyone interested in healthcare or EMS. Participants learned various EMS and nursing skills and had the opportunity to learn more about the COPE Health Scholars Program and a career path in healthcare.
  • Adventist Health and Rideout proudly served as the First Aid Station for the annual Yuba City Christmas Stroll, sharing valuable healthcare prevention information, a list of AHRO physicians accepting new patients, and branded giveaways to all who stopped by.
  • Adventist Health Sonora
    • The Mental Health First Aid program trained over 100 community members and associates to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges.
    • Provided support for the CNA program through CA Preparatory College and the MA program with COPE Medical Solutions for community members looking to expand their career options.
    • Started the only Tuolumne County Turkey Trot to highlight Diabetes Awareness Month in 2022. This Thanksgiving marked the second annual event and this year we added a 5K to the 1-mile fun walk/run option. Over 300 people attend – 3x as many in 2022.
    • A free Community Education Series called Management and Opioid Safety begins in 2024.
  • Adventist Health St. Helena is adapting their mobile health van to provide COVID and flu vaccines, deliver fresh produce and distribute toys for the holidays.

Central California Network

  • Adventist Health Bakersfield's mobile clinic team reached underserved communities in Arvin to provide cervical cancer screenings and promote awareness about early detection.
  • Adventist Health Central Valley Network associates collaborated with community partners to spread Christmas cheer to 247 families facing financial hardship in Hanford, Selma, Reedley and Tulare as part of its annual Adopt-A-Family program.
  • Adventist Health Delano departments across the hospital connect monthly with community members in need and distribute hot meals at Delano Navigation Center.

Southern California Network

  • Adventist Health Simi Valley's active community participation is evident through strong partnerships. A partnership with Moorpark College has resulted in an annual health fair that includes engaging conversations about the Nursing program, scholarships, substance use awareness and well-being initiatives.
  • Adventist Health White Memorial associates kept a decades long tradition alive and provided 344 Christmas’ to 23 families at the House of Ruth in East Los Angeles. House of Ruth provides housing and support services for women and children who are survivors of trauma, domestic violence, and homelessness.

Oregon State Network

  • Adventist Health Portland and COPE Health Solutions launched Oregon’s first Health Scholar and Medical Assistant Programs to support community members for careers in health care and address the shortage of medical professionals. These programs provide specialized educational programs that offer employment opportunities and a pathway to careers in healthcare.
  • One of Adventist Health Tillamook's financial stability initiatives was nominated Program of the year by the Tillamook Chamber of Commerce. Tillamook County Wellness, a collaborative partnership with local organizations, aims to increase financial literacy and reduce the impacts of generational poverty.