News Blog

    • 12 MAR 18
    Freezin’ For A Reason

    Freezin’ For A Reason

    On 3/3/2018 a team of BVCHD employees braved the freezing weather conditions and participated in the 7th annual Polar Plunge! We had 21 participants who collectively raised over $1,800.00 for Special Olympics. Thank you to everyone who came out to plunge, and to support those who plunged!

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    • 05 MAR 18
    Live Your Dream

    Live Your Dream

    On February 15th, BVCHD’s Brandie Zapotosky won the winner of Big Bear Lake Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award! The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Each year, more than $2.1

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    • 26 FEB 18
    New Premier Provider Agreement with Mercy Air

    New Premier Provider Agreement with Mercy Air

    BVCHD, Big Bear Fire Department, Big Bear Airport and Mercy Air have entered into a innovative public/private partnership where a medical air ship will be housed HERE in Big Bear at the Big Bear Airport. This service will provide critical patient care services and emergency air transportation in the most time efficient manner possible. The

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    • 15 FEB 18
    BVCHD Welcomes a New Board Member

    BVCHD Welcomes a New Board Member

    On 2/13/2018, BVCHD held a Special Board meeting to interview 3 potential board members to fill a vacancy left by Barbara Willey in December. Dr. Peter Boss was appointed as the newest BVCHD Board Member. However, Dr. Boss is anything but new to BVCHD. Dr. Peter Boss’ mother, Brenda Boss was the driving force in

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    • 24 JAN 18
    California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. Inland Chapter has a new Vice President

    California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. Inland Chapter has a new Vice President

    Bear Valley Community Healthcare District’s Director of Facilities, Michael Mursick named Vice President for California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. Inland Chapter. California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. originated with a chapter in San Francisco which has founded in 1956. According to their website, CSHE currently has over 1,100 members with eleven chapters statewide. The

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    • 09 JAN 18
    Health Officer urges county residents to get the flu shot

    Health Officer urges county residents to get the flu shot

    The Public Health Officer is strongly encouraging County residents to get the flu shot. Initial influenza reports have sharply increased nearly 300% in the last week, going from 38 reports to 150 reports.  Within the last two weeks, the County has also confirmed three (3) flu-related deaths.   “These deaths are a reminder that the

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