The Sanford Blood Center will host a Tri-Valley blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 30, on the LifeStyleRX basketball court at 1119 E. Stanley Blvd. In Livermore.

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ALAMEDA, CA — Last week, all Californians, aged 16 and older, became eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. While eligibility expanded, supply continues to be a challenge that public health agencies are working to address.

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The VA Palo Alto Health Care System’s mobile medical outreach team will be at the Pleasanton Library on Wednesday, April 14, to provide free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans.

Stanford Healthcare - Valley Care will no longer offer Covid-19 testing at the Alameda County Fairgrounds effective April 1. Free testing will still be offered at 1111 E. Stanley Blvd. In Livermore.

ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — More restrictions might melt away in the coming weeks, as officials project that the county will enter the orange tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safe Economy by March 31.

Dr. Debra Kaysen, a clinical psychologist who specializes in the effects of traumatic events on mental health, will present a free webinar on Tuesday, March 30, on strategies to deal with cronic stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Destiny Lopez and Roya Soltani process tests during a no-cost, drive-in COVID-19 testing effort at Livermore’s Elk’s Lodge, which was hosted by Bay Area Community Health, the City of Livermore and the Livermore Area Recreation Park District, on Monday, Dec. 14. For a complete look at the cou…

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SHC LifeStyleRx will host a community blood drive with Stanford Blood Center, Friday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. The drive will take place on the basketball court.

The Alameda County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Boulevard, on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Esha and Arya Cyril (seen left and right) are twin sisters in their junior year at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin. They are among 24 finalists for this year’s RareVoice Awards, presented by the EveryLife Foundation to honor volunteers who advocate at the state and national level for those …

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LIVERMORE — A small Livermore company has developed a 15-minute test for COVID-19 infection that it believes is accurate and cheap enough to change the way the disease is diagnosed in schools, airports and other settings.

Axis Community Health will offer free online screenings of “Like,” a documentary that explores the impact of social media on individual lives, the brain, and society in general, beginning Oct. 21.

A memory-foam material developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is being used in a potentially life-saving medical device that won a National Technology Transfer Award this week from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Recently, Senator Jim Beall, Assemblymembers Joaquin Arambula and Marie Waldron, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, and civil rights trailblazer Dolores Huerta joined behavioral health leaders from across California to call on Governor Gavin Newsom to sign SB 803 (Beall).

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A consistent national policy is needed for the U.S. to get past the pandemic crisis, according to a physician often called the nation’s leading infectious disease expert.

Women being treated with chemotherapy for non-metastatic breast cancer are less likely to survive if they have too much fatty tissue, according to a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente medical scientists.

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ValleyCare Charitable Foundation (VCCF) on Monday announced it has met the Bring it Home Challenge and exceeded the $1 million fundraising goal for the Campaign for Stroke Care.

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The health care settlement agreement between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retirees and the University of California was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last Friday, signaling a transition from litigation to administration.

A week after the Livermore became the second city in the nation to approve a ban on the sale of vaping products at retail stores, Juul Labs Inc. formed a committee to defeat the law.

You tell your friends, relatives, doctors, pharmacists, “I never get the flu and have never gotten the shots. Why should I start now? The flu shots don’t protect me at a high enough percentage level to get the shot.” The answer can be found in statistics cited from the U.S. Centers for Disea…

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Anyone curious about how to get health care coverage during the open enrollment window through Covered California can attend a meeting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Axis Health Center, 5925 W. Las Positas Blvd. in Pleasanton.

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On Fri., Dec. 20, from 12-6:00 p.m., a blood drive will be held at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Ave. The Red Cross critically needs donors of all blood types to give now to keep the blood supply stable during the holidays. Blood donations traditionally decline from Thanksgiving …

The charitable foundation supporting a newly-certified stroke program at Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare announced a fundraising effort in which donations will be matched dollar for dollar by two local families that had life threatening experiences with stroke.