Catalina Island Medical Center

Catalina Avalon Hospital

A Letter to the Community from CEO Jason Paret

Dear Ava­lon residents and visitors, As CEO of Catalina Island Medi­cal Center, COVID-19 has consumed my thoughts for the past several months. It is an extremely interesting and scary time in our lives as we learn more about the pandemic we are undergoing. In my experience, we see the best and worst of individuals when…

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Medical Students Helping the Catalina Island Latino Community

CIMC is thankful for LA students helping translate for our Spanish community. The medical students from PRIME-LC and MPNA at UC Irvine who collaborated with us to provide translations for our Spanish community were recently featured on NBC4! Congratulations and thank you for your selfless service during this critical time. Thank you to: Sylvana C.…

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Video Update: Natalie Latshaw on Resistance Training Workout at Home

English Español English Español CIMC’s Natalie Latshaw, PT, DPT on Resistance Training Workout at Home CIMC’s Natalie Latshaw, PT, DPT explains the benefits of adding resistance training to your daily and weekly routine including building and maintaining bone density, lean body muscle mass, and metabolism. Natalie shows us four core exercises along with modifications and…

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Video Update: Dr. Daniel Davis on COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines

English Español English Español CIMC’s Dr. Daniel Davis MD on Potential Treatments and Vaccines for COVID-19 This presentation includes a summary of where we stand on COVID-19 cases and death rates nationally and locally, along with what these numbers mean. Dr. Davis covers what is likely to happen next in terms of possible easing of…

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Video Update: Santa Dominguez on Dispelling COVID-19 Urban Legends and Myths

English Español English Español CIMC’s Santa Dominguez Dispels Urban Legends and Myths surrounding COVID-19 Catalina Island Medical Center’s Santa Dominguez, F.N.P. works to dispel some common (and not so common) myths running wild on Facebook and throughout the community. Remember! CIMC offers virtual and telemedicine services. Call today to find out how we can help.…

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CIMC Follows CDC Guidelines for Re-entry into the Community After COVID-19

CIMC is following the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines on discontinuing home isolation for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients. CDC GUIDELINES: People with COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 who have stayed home (home isolated) can stop home isolation under the following conditions: You have had no fever for at least 3 consecutive days (at least 72…

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Video Update: Dr. Aimee Warren and Guests on Maintaining Sanity During COVID-19

English Español English Español Dr. Aimee Warren and Guests on Maintaining Sanity During the Safer-At-Home Mandate Dr. Aimee Warren introduces a few guests in this week’s video chat as we get the opportunity to learn about their fields of expertise and personal perspectives in maintaining sanity and even using this time as an opportunity for…

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Video Update: Patrick Brayall on Staying Physically Healthy While Sheltering in Place

English Español English Español Patrick Brayall, PT, DPT on Staying Physically Healthy While Sheltering in Place Catalina Island Medical Center’s Patrick Brayall, PT, DPT explains how movement and exercise are beneficial for our overall wellbeing and can even help reduce anxiety and depression. A recent study shows that taking 8,000 steps a day can reduce…

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Video Update: Santa Dominguez, F.N.P. and Edwin McGroarty M.D. on Social Distancing, Telehealth and More

English Español English Español Santa Dominguez, F.N.P. and Edwin McGroarty, M.D. on Social Distancing, Telehealth, Risk Factors and Treatment Testing CIMC’s Santa Dominguez, F.N.P. expresses gratitude to our community for continued efforts in social distancing, wearing masks and proper protocol during COVID-19. She covers the availability of telemedicine for phone and video consults and what…

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Video Update: Kymberlee Stanley on Spanish Speaking Mental Health Services

English Español English Español CIMC’s Kymberlee Stanley on Spanish Speaking Mental Health Services April 10, 2020 Catalina Island Medical Center’s Kymberlee Stanley, LCSW, Director of Social Services and Mental Health addresses CIMC’s outreach and additional services available to the Catalina Island Spanish speaking community such as the new COVID support groups for the island community,…

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