Blog Posts in 2020

  • Geeta Ramesh, MD Family Practice

    Welcome Geeta Ramesh, MD Family Practice Physician April - Madera California: Madera Community Hospital and Family Health Services welcomes Geeta Ramesh, MD. Dr. Ramesh has more than a decade of experience working with children, families and seniors in the Central Valley. Dr. Ramesh completed her residency at UCSF Fresno and is accredited by the American Board of Family Medicine. “We are ...

  • 60 Minute COVID-19 Test Result

    Madera Community Hospital Improves COVID-19 Test Result Time Madera, CA – Madera Community Hospital announces improved COVID-19 point of care results in less than 60 minutes. Until this week, people tested for COVID-19 in Madera County relied on the public health lab or national commercial laboratories to process their test results. Test results were not known for 48 hours to 7days. Now with ...

  • In the Ready Position

    Dear Neighbors, During the past month our community and hospital have made significant changes in how we work. For us, this is the first time in our careers when we are caring for patients without the patient’s friends and family physically visiting to provide emotional and spiritual support. We understand families are missing out on celebrating the first hours of a new life. Others are ...

  • COVID-19 Screening Test Kits Available in Madera and Chowchilla

    Madera, CA – Madera Community Hospital and clinics; Family Health Services, RapidCare and Chowchilla Medical Clinic have COVID-19 test kits. “We are positioned to do everything we can to both stop the spread of COVID-19 and provide greater access to screening for the virus,” said Karen Paolinelli, Chief Executive Officer, Madera Community Hospital. Patients referred for testing ...

  • COVID-19 Screening Available in Chowchilla

    COVID-19 Screening Available in Chowchilla Chowchilla, CA – Today, Madera Community Hospital expanded COVID-19 screening availability to Chowchilla, California. “We want to do everything we can to both stop the spread of COVID-19 and provide greater access to screening for the virus,” said Karen Paolinelli, Chief Executive Officer, Madera Community Hospital. The drive up process ...

  • This is what we train for

  • TeleMedicine; Making it easier to 'Stay Home, Stay Well and Stay Connected'

    Making it easier to ‘Stay Home, Stay Well, and Stay Connected’ Madera, CA – Madera Community Hospital’s Family Health Services, Chowchilla Medical Center and Specialty Clinic expands telemedicine services. In response to COVID-19, Telemedicine is being offered to all patients seeking primary care. Telemedicine is a tool to ensure vulnerable patients and those needing ...

  • Your Hospital takes the next steps to stop the spread of COVID-19

    Today, Madera Community Hospital implemented a temporary no-visitor policy, halted elective surgeries and expanded our safe screening procedure, while maintaining the vital function or our Emergency Department during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The health and safety of our workforce, patients and the communities we serve, remain our top priority,” said Karen Paolinelli, Chief Executive ...

  • Madera Community Hospital expands screening for emergency department patients

    Your Hospital takes the next steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 Madera – Today, Madera Community Hospital implemented a temporary no-visitor policy, halted elective surgeries and expanded our safe screening procedure, while maintaining the vital function or our Emergency Department during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The health and safety of our workforce, patients and the communities we ...

  • Mardi Gras Soiree

    Vituity Presents Merci! A Mardi Gras Soiree at Gill Automotive Group Benefitting Madera Community Hospital Foundation January 27, 2020, Madera, California: Madera Community Hospital Foundation announces, Vituity as the inaugural presenting sponsor of A Mardi Gras Soiree at Gill Automotive Group, Friday, February 21, 2020. “The Hospital Foundation Advisory Board is thrilled to have Vituity, ...

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