ew member: Maribel Landeros has joined LVMC’s Patient and Family Advisory
Council, or PFAC. PFAC members work ensure that patients and families have
a voice to influence culture change in hospital processes, raise awareness about
hospital programs and improve patient safety and outcomes.
Maribel is a health advocate and Mid-County Lead Promotora for the Children and
Family Resource Services’ Health Linkages Program. She joins PFAC members Lisa An-
derson, Linda Ann and Martin Kaper.
Do you need lab work? Did you know you don’t have to go to the hospital to have
your lab work completed? Try the lab station at Lompoc Health – North H Center, 1225
N. H St. It is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 805-737-8646 for information.
We also have a lab station for blood draws at 1111 E. Ocean Ave., Suite 2, from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 805-737-3387
for information. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are taken as well. Sansum HMO patients will use laboratory
services at Pacific Diagnostic Labs. Other HMO or PPO insurance is authorized for all LVMC and Lompoc Health draw
LVMC Weight Loss program coor-
dinator Kassi Smith, RN, is holding informational
seminars about the hospital’s new bariatric program.
To hear about taking steps toward a healthier, more
active life, sign up for the free talk by calling 805-
737-3382. The first talk is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
July 3, and others are being planned. Private, indi-
vidual consultations are also available.
Lompoc Health now offers a full-service OBGYN
practice, with three full-time physicians offering
medical and surgical care to women. Our physi-
cians, Dr. Rod Huss, Dr. Lloyd Trujillo and Dr. Iris
Radler, see patients at Lompoc Health – North Third
Center. Call 805-736-1253 for an appointment.
The July topics for LVMC’s
Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group are: July 17,
“All About Pumping” and on July 26, “Exercise and
Nutrition While Breastfeeding,” including tips on
Mommy and Me exercise. The class meets from 10
to 11 a.m. For privacy reasons, the group is open to
females only. Call 805-737-3395 for more informa-
tion or check outlompocvmc.com/breastfeeding.
Our free education series, “Liv-
ing Well with Diabetes,” continues throughout the summer.
The program runs the first three Mondays of every month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Surf conference room in the Ocean’s
Seven Café at LVMC, 1515
E. Ocean Ave. The program
will be held on July 1, 8 and
15, and then again on Aug. 5,
12 and 19.
Physician referrals are not
necessary to enroll in the se-
ries. Call LVMC Registered
Dietitian Hayley Esdaile at
805-737-5788 to sign up.
Long-term Care: Come
hear Santa Barbara elder care
attorney Dallas Leigh At-
kins talk about “Planning for
Long-Term Care: Medi-Cal
Facts and Myths” on July 17.
Atkins will give a free talk
from 6 to 8 p.m. at LVMC in
the Ocean’s Seven Café, as
part of the Lompoc Hospital
District Foundation’s Lecture
The Lompoc Vision
“Good News You Can Use.”
by Nora K. Wallace, LVMC Public Relations Coordinator
Keeping the Community Healthy