Category: MilVet, Saint Agnes in the Community

Veterans Day Wrap Up

November 17th, 2021 // MilVet, Saint Agnes in the Community

In celebration of Veterans Day, we were proud to participate in the 102nd Central Valley Veteran’s Day Parade to honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families who have answered our country’s call to serve with dedication, courage and sacrifice. Special thanks to our parade participants who proudly represented Saint Agnes: CMO Dr. Gene Egerton, Dale Vadeboncoeur, Lawrence Cervantes and Brent Yuenger. And a huge shoutout to Saint Agnes Board Director Tom Ferdinandi, who drove them in his Me N Ed’s vintage fire truck.

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Red Ribbon Week

October 27th, 2021 // Saint Agnes in the Community

National Red Ribbon Week (October 23-31), is the nation’s largest and longest-running drug use prevention campaign and provides communities, like ours, with the education, treatments and outreach necessary to help young people learn and respond to the dangers of substance abuse. As health care colleagues and providers, we can better care for our patients and loved ones by engaging in more frequent conversations about substance abuse and helping them find the resources they need to quit.

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Honoring a career of service and compassion

October 13th, 2021 // Kudos, Saint Agnes in the Community

Last month, Ivonne Der Torosian, Vice President of Community Health & Well-Being, was recognized by the Marjaree Mason Center (MMC) as one of the Top Ten Professional Women and Leading Business honorees for 2021. Ivonne and her class of honorees will be recognized at MMC’s annual event on Thursday, October 14. Please join us in congratulating Ivonne on this impressive and meaningful honor.

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Here’s how to get a free drink

July 7th, 2021 // News to Use, Saint Agnes in the Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has proved the necessity for strong public health care infrastructure at all levels. Though we can’t predict the future, we should be prepared for any public health emergencies to come. Join us and TAKE ACTION in support of better health care infrastructure. Plus, when you sign the petition, show your supervisor the Confirmation Page for a free drink coupon!

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Let’s urge Congress to invest in public health infrastructure

June 9th, 2021 // Coronavirus, Saint Agnes in the Community

Saint Agnes and hospitals across America made major investments during the current COVID-19 pandemic to address racial inequity, health disparities, emergency preparedness, community health education, pandemic response and access to care. Our people and finances are strained. That’s why we’re asking you to Take Action and urge Congress to plan for future public health emergencies, while protecting the safety and improving the health of all communities.

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Saint Agnes promotes good health at Fig Garden Village

May 26th, 2021 // Saint Agnes in the Community

While you’re shopping at Pottery Barn or picking up groceries at Whole Foods, keep your eye out for our three new Saint Agnes standees, prominently displayed in Fig Garden Village. Our partnership with Fig Garden is yet another way for us to demonstrate our commitment to be the community’s trusted health partner. And what better venue?! After all, shopping makes everyone feel better!

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Saint Agnes helps support women in need

November 18th, 2020 // Saint Agnes in the Community

Earlier this month, one of our community health partners, Cultiva La Salud, received a Social Influencer Grant to help ensure that students of Fresno County schools had access to healthy foods. When COVID-19 hit in March and the county mandated school closures, Saint Agnes asked Cultiva to repurpose its funding to help provide families with the essential resources they needed. Please take a few moments to watch this powerful video Cultiva created to showcase the impact of their new program. We’re proud to continue supporting the important life-changing work of Cultiva.

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Help bring change to our community

October 21st, 2020 // Saint Agnes in the Community

Whether it’s a loved one, a neighbor, or even a patient, we’ve all encountered people who are struggling to provide for their families. Residents of Fresno County face a number of significant health challenges, including homelessness, food insecurity, access to care, and mental health. If you believe that everyone has the right to a standard of living that promotes health and well-being in all areas of life regardless of socioeconomic factors, then it’s crucial that you TAKE ACTION to help make access to health care and necessary services possible in our community.

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TAKE ACTION to support our community

October 7th, 2020 // Saint Agnes in the Community

More than any public health event in our nation’s history, COVID-19 has made clear that our health care delivery system is failing to meet the needs of all people. But we need your help to make a difference. That’s why Saint Agnes has joined Care for the Common Good. Join us and TAKE ACTION. Let’s make access to health care and necessary social services possible in our community.

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Care for the Common Good

September 30th, 2020 // Saint Agnes in the Community

More than any public health event in our nation’s history, COVID-19 has made clear that our health care delivery system is failing to meet the needs of all people. We believe that everyone has the right to a standard of living that promotes health and well-being in all areas of life, including access to food, clothing, stable housing, medical care and critical social services, regardless of socioeconomic factors. That’s why Saint Agnes has joined Care for the Common Good – a health advocacy initiative, created by Trinity Health, that seeks to make affordable and accessible health care possible for everyone in our country.

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