Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category


» Dental Clinic Re-Opens

Today the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District celebrated the grand re-opening of our Rural Health Clinic, which now houses The Center for Oral Health (COH). COH was founded in 1985, they are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting public oral health, with a focus on children


» FREE Informational Seminar

Please Join our CEO, John Friel, and CNO Kerri Jex as well as two representatives from Mercy and Reach Air Transport as they present options for emergency air transport in the result of an emergency. March 6th at 4pm in the Hospital Conference Room To


» Safety Matters

In recognition of National Safety Awareness Week, BVCHD would like to thank our Maintenance Team for keeping our facility, our patients and our employees safe!


» Meet our Women’s Health Team

BVCHD is proud to introduce our Women’s Health Team! We currently have two OBGYN’s, Dr. White and Dr. Lebby, Nurse Practitioner, Gail Shealy, Registered Nurse, Melissa Rambo and Community Educator, Nichole McGivney, all committed to providing quality women’s health in the Big Bear valley. If


» BVCHD is now offering Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Bear Valley Community Healthcare District’s Physical Therapy Department is proud to announces the Introduction of the LightForce™ EX Deep Tissue Therapy Laser BIG BEAR, CA January 2017, Bear Valley Community Healthcare District’s Physical Therapy Department is proud to provide the highest level of pain relief


» BVCHD CLOSURES and Cancellations

Please be advised that due to inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Family Health Center, The Rural Health Center, Physical Therapy and The Mom & Dad Project are all closed today January 23rd, 2017. Further the Human Resource Committee meeting scheduled for today at


» Introducing Paul Kalfell, our new Pediatric Nurse Practitioner!

BVCHD is proud to announce that we have a new Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Paul Kalfell. Paul will be working at the Family Health Clinic on Mondays and Saturdays seeing our pediatric population. Paul comes to the District with over 30 years experience. He is passionate


» Introducing the 2017 Board of Directors

On 12/2/2016 Mayor Dave Caretto swore in the 2017 BVCHD Board of Directors. Members of the Board are as follows: Rob Robbins, Barbara Willey, Donna Nicely, Jack Roberts, and Gail McCarthy. All four were sworn in for the new term, Mr. Robbins and Ms. Nicely


» Thank you Dr. Fagan!

BVCHD would like to extend a BIG Thank You to Dr. Christopher Fagan for his service on our Business Board for the past 4 years, and many more before that. Dr. Fagan has been an institution at BVCHD, serving in many different roles and capacities


» Onward and Upward…

Last night the BVCHD community was able to host a Meet and Greet for our Administrative Staff. We are very excited to announce that all 4 of our Senior Administrators are permanent employees of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District! We were honored to have