Category: Saint Agnes in the Community

TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to improve affordable health care

August 10th, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

Our physicians, nurses, community health workers and administrators are working hard to improve patient care outcomes and make care more affordable and accessible for all. New payment models, that reimburse providers accepting accountability for their patients’ total cost of care, are critical to keeping costs down. Our work in value-based care reflects this success. Now is the time for Congress to expedite the shift to new payment models. TAKE ACTION today to support your patients and our future health endeavors by signing Trinity Health’s advocacy letter.

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Saint Agnes Men’s Club hit the links

August 3rd, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

On Friday, June 10th, hundreds of golfers, sponsors and vendors joined us for a day on the green at the annual Saint Agnes Men’s Club Classic held at Dragonfly Golf Club! Our four-man scramble format is designed to provide fun, friendly competition for players of all levels. Guests enjoyed lunch and drinks on the course followed by an awards reception. A huge congratulations goes to our first place team – Jimmy Dunn, Mark Nocito, Steve Parson and Kevin Cederquist.

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Support babies in need

August 3rd, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

As Fresno County’s only Baby-Friendly Hospital, we take our babies’ (and our mommies’) care seriously, which is why we’re asking you to help Saint Agnes Medical Center and Mothers’ Milk Bank give our Valley’s tiniest infants the best start in life through the provision of human breast milk. In celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, from August 1-31, women who are breastfeeding can donate their frozen milk to provide the essential nutrients that babies need to survive. Every precious drop counts to help babies thrive. Interested donors can call today to start the screening process.

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Support our tiniest babies

July 27th, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

As Fresno County’s only Baby-Friendly Hospital, we take our babies’ (and our mommies’) care seriously, which is why we’re asking you to help Saint Agnes Medical Center and Mothers’ Milk Bank give our Valley’s tiniest infants the best start in life through the provision of human breast milk. In celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, from August 1-31, women who are breastfeeding can donate their frozen milk to provide the essential nutrients that babies need to survive.

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Fundraiser benefitting Saint Agnes Hospice, May 28

May 18th, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community, Upcoming Events

You’re invited to attend a fundraiser for Saint Agnes Hospice, Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Dry Creek Park (855 N. Clovis Ave.). The fundraiser has been organized by the daughter of a patient who benefited from the Hospice program. The daughter wants to be able to give back to the Hospice team for their incredible compassion and care. More than 50 vendors will be on site. Guests can also enjoy a silent auction, a raffle for a Traeger Grill and kids can meet Velvet, the new Hospice support pony! There is no admission fee, so come and a fun day for a good cause.

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Last weekend to donate blood

April 27th, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

To help combat this shortage, Saint Agnes is partnering with Central California Blood Center (CCBC) to encourage blood donations. Between now and Saturday, April 30, when you OR a family member visit the CCBC to donate blood, be sure to mention our Saint Agnes Group ID number “S440” to be entered into a raffle to win a 65-inch flat screen television! The opportunity drawing is sponsored by and exclusive to Saint Agnes, so you must provide our Group ID number when you register.

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Help save patient lives

April 13th, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

Continued blood shortages are affecting our ability to care for patients in need of emergency care, surgeries and other procedures. Between now and our extended deadline of Saturday, April 30, when you OR a family member visit the Central California Blood Center to donate, be sure to mention our Saint Agnes Group ID number “S440” to be entered into a raffle to win a 65-inch flat screen television! The opportunity drawing is sponsored by and exclusive to Saint Agnes, so you must provide our Group ID number when you register.

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Tune your dial to Health Watch

March 23rd, 2022 // Saint Agnes in the Community

As part of Saint Agnes’ ongoing commitment to protecting the health and well-being of Central Valley residents, our own CEO Nancy Hollingsworth is hosting a special radio segement called “Health Watch” on local radio stations 940 KYNO and K-Jewel 105.5. Three times per day, Nancy will be sharing valuable tips and resources to help AM and FM listeners enjoy their best quality of life, plus learn about Saint Agnes-specific programs and services. Wherever you listen to the radio – in the car or at the office – tune in to Health Watch!

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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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