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August 2017

Mountain Valleys Health Centers provided free health screenings for homeless individuals in the Burney area on Saturday, August 12th. Staff of the Burney Health Center donated items and participated in passing out free clothing and blankets. The event ran from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Mountain Valleys has worked hard to build bridges with the homeless community over the last several years and this event is just one of the avenues. The goal of the outreach is to help serve a population in the community that can often feel displaced. Mountain Valleys wants to improve the relationship with the population in hopes of better identifying their health needs, and assisting them in achieving their optimum health. Below are pictures of staff who worked at the event. For more good news and to stay connected, you can follow along on our Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mountain Valleys Health Centers (MVHC) is pleased to welcome several new, permanent providers to the organization! Please join us in welcoming Dr. Nix who will be working out of the Fall River Valley Health Center. We are also pleased to welcome Dr. Bushman, DDS, who will be working out of the Butte Valley Health Center. In addition, MVHC  is pleased to announce Dr. Roces, DDS, is working out of the Burney Dental Center.  Matthew Khan, FNP, has joined the team and is working out of the Burney Health Center. Tom Roseland, FNP, has also joined the team and is working at the Tulelake Health Center. MVHC is thrilled to have each of these qualified professionals on staff. For more good news and to stay connected please follow along on our Facebook page.

This year marked the 10th anniversary for Mountain Valleys Health Centers (MVHC) hosting Wellness Week. The event is held every year in August. The health fair ran Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM. The locations were Burney, Fall River, Bieber, Tulelake, and Dorris. The week is designed to help community members improve their personal well-being through learning about health and wellness opportunities from local agencies. Community members were also able to purchase vouchers for discounted blood draws at the event.  In addition, a free lunch was provided. Mountain Valleys would like to give a big thank you to all the community members and agencies who showed up! Thank you for making it another successful year!

Martha Ugbinada

Burney Dental Staff

MVHC Staff

Carol Morris

Dr. Raymond Mandel & A.J. Idrogo
Tamara Brock

It is with sad hearts that we say goodbye to Jesse Arnold (FNP) this week as he pursues new adventures closer to family. Jesse, we wish you the best and can’t thank you enough for your hard work and dedicated service to our patients! You will be missed! We are also excited to welcome new permanent healthcare professionals to our MVHC family. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Maria Roces (DDS), Tom Roseland (FNP), and Matthew Kahn (FNP).