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  • RSV Restrictions Coming to Sierra View Medical Center

    Porterville, CA l January 18, 2017 – Sierra View Medical Center will begin implementing Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) restrictions on Friday, January 20 to prevent the spread of this virus to those who are more susceptible to it. Visitors under the age of 13 will be restricted from any of SVMC’s acute care units, as well as from our Distinct Part/ Skilled Nursing Facility, for ...
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  • 54 Years and Still Giving More

    Porterville, CA l February 13, 2017 – Since 1963 Sierra View Medical Center has been a hospital to doctors, employees and patients alike, but it has also been a home to a group of men and women who dedicate years of their life to serving others. Since 1963 Sierra View Medical Center has had the privilege of housing the Volunteer League. When patients need an escort, employees need ...
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  • Sierra View Foundation Board Members Recognized

    Porterville, CA l January 19, 2017 – In 1992, the Sierra View Foundation was established as a non-profit organization to invest in the future by promoting community philanthropy, building lasting relationships and promoting a positive image of Sierra View Medical Center. On Thursday, January 19, 2017, the Sierra View Foundation welcomed its new Board of Directors to continue carrying out ...
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  • SVMC Team Loses Weight, Gains $10,000

    Porterville, CA l January 17, 2017 – Health and confidence are two things that motivate weight loss, but $10,000 can be an even greater source of motivation. In 2016, Sierra View Medical Center partnered with HealthyWage, a corporate weight loss company, to promote healthier lifestyles for their employees with a team weight loss competition that not only rewards participants with health, but ...
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  • Bringing Urgent Care to the Porterville Community

    Porterville, CA l February 06, 2017 – When health issues arise beyond the operating hours of a doctor’s office but don’t warrant a trip to the Emergency Room, the Porterville community no longer has to endure long lines and excessive wait times. Sierra View Medical Center has developed an Urgent Care facility that meets the specific need for acute treatment of non-life ...
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  • Sierra View Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Porterville, CA l November 23, 2016 – Sierra View Medical Center today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval ® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient ...
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  • Porterville Chamber of Commerce

    Baise Vanderhorst, right, is congratulated by Monte Reyes after getting pinned Wednesday during the Leadership Porterville graduation at Nuckols Ranch. Nine people graduated this year from the Porterville Chamber of Commerce program designed to shape future leaders for the community. Past graduates are a virtual Who’s Who of the community, many holding leadership roles from their churches to ...
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  • There Are Many Reasons to Offer Up a Cheer This Week

    There are many reasons to offer up a cheer this week. Below are a few. Cheers go out to: The Porterville College Class of 2016. All those local letter carriers who did double-duty last Saturday, delivering the mail and picking up food for area food banks. All of those people who bid, donated or purchased an animal at the Porterville Fair Junior Livestock Auction. Sierra View Medical Center nurse ...
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  • PC Nursing Program Holds Graduation

    Porterville College’s (PC) Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program class of 2016 graduated on Saturday. The 2016 PC ADN Class graduates stand during the pinning ceremony held at Porterville College last week. The pinning ceremony took place in a packed gymnasium where family and friends cheered the graduates. Kris Reddell, director of critical care services at Sierra View Medical Center, was ...
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  • Linked Learning Partners Honored

    Industry partners who have provided vision, leadership and have helped to create work-based learning experiences for local students will be recognized by INNOVATE Tulare- Kings in partnership with the Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Consortium. The event will be held from noon - 2 p.m. on May 17 at the Jim Vidak Conference Center at the Tulare County Office of Education, 6200 S. Mooney Boulevard in ...
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  • Sierra View awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission

    Porterville, CA – Sierra View District Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Sierra View’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s ...
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