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Effects of Opioid Addiction

2017-11-13T20:43:14+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|

Opioid addiction is a growing epidemic in the United States. Overdose deaths from prescription opioids are four times higher now than they were in 1999. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people died from prescription opioid overdoses. Opioid overdoses killed more than 33,000 people in 2015 alone, more than any year on record. Most [...]

National Health Center Week 2017 – August 13-19

2017-11-13T20:44:32+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

In honor of National Health Center Week that is taking place August 13th through the 18th the Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is hosting a Patient Portal Party. Please join us on Wednesday, August 15th between noon and 6:30pm to sign up for the “FollowMyHealth” patient portal and also get tips on how to use the [...]

Making the Vaccine Decision

2017-11-16T21:39:19+00:00 July 18th, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center would like to share with the parents in our community important information regarding immunizations proved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Further information can be found on the CDC website at - https://www.cdc.gov/ How Vaccines Prevent Diseases The diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines [...]

National Health Center Week

2017-11-16T21:39:49+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Help us celebrate National Health Center Week by bringing your family up to date on their healthcare. National Health Center Week is celebrated annually to recognize the work that community health centers have done for the past 50 plus years. The National Association of Health Centers started this week to celebrate how community health centers [...]

Healthy Summer Picnic Recipe

2017-11-16T21:42:21+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|

Summer has arrived and the picnic season is upon us. One of the most delightful ways to celebrate our freedom is to picnic with friends and family. The staff and board members at the Shingletown Medical Center wish you a safe and fun filled summer, and would like to share this healthy picnic recipe with [...]

Basic Summer Heat Safety Tips

2017-11-16T21:42:51+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

The summer heat has seems to have finally found us, so the Shingletown Medical Center would like to share these basic heat safety tips in order to avoid the dangers of heat exposure. Keep these suggestions in mind: • During the hottest hours of the day, stay inside. If possible stay inside an air-conditioned building. [...]

Introducing a New Member to the Shingletown Medical Center

2017-11-16T21:43:24+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is excited to announce a new member to their behavior health team. Patty Gomez-Gillard, Licensed Clinical Social Worker has joined the team that include Dr. Jewkes; Board Certified Psychiatrist, Colleen Cambra; Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Kelly Bullan; Clinical and Behavioral Health Case Manager. Patty Gomez-Gillard worked for 10 years [...]

Dealing with High Cholesterol (Part 2 of 2)

2017-11-16T21:43:54+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) would like to share this information to help those that may be dealing with high cholesterol. Foods to avoid The American Heart Association advises reducing saturated fat intake to no more than 5 to 6 percent of the total daily calories. To do this, they suggest limiting the following foods: [...]

Dealing with High Cholesterol (Part 1 of 2)

2017-11-16T21:44:25+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) would like to share this information to help those that may be dealing with high cholesterol. Cholesterol is made naturally by the liver and is then transported by proteins throughout the body via the bloodstream. It's an essential building block for cell membranes. It is also necessary for producing hormones, [...]

Introducing Two New Members to the SMC Board of Directors

2017-11-16T21:44:51+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is excited to announce two new members that have joined their Board of Directors. The SMC Board of Directors now consists of eleven (11) members. Officers of the Board are Lorene Jefferson, Board Chair, Mary Williamson, Vice Chair, Tami Diab, Treasurer, and Ed Garcia III, Secretary. Members are Erin Fabbri, [...]