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Update on Coronavirus testing at Catalina Island Medical Center

Updated Information on Coronavirus testing eligibility at Catalina Island Medical Center The CIMC has two Coronavirus-related tests available. These two tests are available to persons regardless of insurance status or documentation status. One of the tests (the nasal swab) screens for the presence of coronavirus virus.  The second test (blood test) screens for the presence…

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Tina Minh Appointed Chief Communications & Development Officer

Catalina Island Medical Center (CIMC) and Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation (CIMCF) are pleased to announce the appointment of Tina Minh to the position of Chief Communications and Development Officer. A California native and graduate of the University of Southern California, Ms. Minh brings successful experience as a frontline fundraiser for several major California institutions,…

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Video Update: Jessica Hampton on Keeping Kids Physically Active During Quarantine

English Español English Español Jessica Hampton, OTD, OTR/L provides clever activities and resources to keep kids physically active during the quarantine CIMC’s Jessica Hampton, OTD, OTR/L expresses the importance of providing physical activity for children who are at home during the quarantine. Whether you are a parent, sibling, or caregiver, these clever workout ideas are…

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In-Person Physical Therapy Services Resume at CIMC

Catalina Island Medical Center’s Physical Therapy Services Department is resuming in-person outpatient care. With precautionary infection control measures in place, we are now accepting in-person physical therapy appointments. Call 310-510-0096 to book your next physical therapy appointment! Experienced physical therapists provide care for individuals with a variety of injuries and/or illnesses. By integrating skilled treatment techniques…

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Video Update: Dr. Warren & Dr. McGroarty – Avalon City Council Meeting Presentation

Dr. Aimee Warren and Dr. Edwin McGroarty present COVID-19 updates at the Avalon City Council Meeting Presentation on May 5th Dr. Aimee Warren presents on COVID-19, including updates to available COVID-19 testing procedures, antigen vs antibody testing and updated hospital protocol for screening and using both types of tests. Dr Warren also covers why CIMC…

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Tuesday May 5th is “Giving Tuesday Now” – Join Us

Please Join us in our Fight to Confront the COVID-19 Pandemic. CIMC invites you to celebrate Giving Tuesday Now on Tuesday, May 5th. On this global day of unity, make a gift to support our Emergency Response Fund and help the medical center continue to address the emerging healthcare needs of Catalina Island during this…

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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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