Press Room

October 8, 2015

The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate American Diabetes Month November 3

SALINAS, CA (October, 2015)—The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate American Diabetes Month November 3, themed this year as “Eat Well, America”. The event also celebrates World Diabetes Day, which marks the second of a 3-year focus on healthy living and diabetes, with its theme “Diabetes: Protect Our Future”.

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October 8, 2015

Natividad Residency Faculty New Hires

SALINAS — October 8, 2015 – Natividad Medical Center is happy to announce the hiring of five new faculty members to its highly respected Family Medicine Residency Program.

The five new doctors include two former U.S. Navy flight surgeons, a primary care physician with 14 years of experience, a native of Mexico with extensive medical research, volunteer and teaching experience and a family medicine physician originally from Peru who spent a year providing comprehensive medical care to 2,000 people in the rural areas of Amazonas in Peru.

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October 5, 2015

Natividad Medical Center Adds New Equipment Effective October 12th That Will Dramatically Increase The Ability to Detect Breast Cancer in Women at an Early Stage

It is the only state-of-the-art 3D digital mammography system in Monterey County!

SALINAS, CA (October 5, 2015) — With the recent acquisition of a state-of-the-art 3D digital mammography system, Natividad Medical Center has dramatically increased its ability to detect breast cancer in women at an early stage. It is the only state-of-the-art 3D digital mammography system in Monterey County!

The Hologic Selenia Dimensions with AWS 8000 system, the first commercially available system to make use of the breakthrough technology of digital 3D mammography or breast tomosynthesis, was installed Aug. 21 in the Radiology Department at Natividad.

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October 5, 2015

Natividad Medical Center Adds New Equipment Effective October 12th That Will Dramatically Increase The Ability to Detect Breast Cancer in Women at an Early Stage

It is the only state-of-the-art 3D digital mammography system in Monterey County!
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September 2, 2015

Dr. Gary Gray Appointed Natividad Medical Center Chief Executive Officer

The Monterey County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Gray, DO, FAAFP as Natividad Medical Center’s (NMC’s) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective September 15th.

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August 10, 2015

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer's Market Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Live Cooking Demo Wednesday, August 26th

Learn to Make Tourta de Blea (Tourte de Blettes) by Chef Elena Salsedo-Steele of Sweet Elena’s in Sand City

SALINAS, CA – Natividad Medical Center offers a Certified Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Market is located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services and is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.

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July 30, 2015

Natividad Medical Center Trauma Center Patient Story – The Walker Family Available For Interviews

John Walker doesn't remember a lot about what happened to him on April 15, when he was brought to Natividad Medical Center Trauma Center in Salinas by CALSTAR helicopter. But he clearly remembers the care and treatment he received from the staff at Natividad. “I don’t remember a lot. AFTER I hit the ground, I was lucky enough to have an off-duty paramedic stabilize me, call 911, get me to Watsonville Hospital and airlift me to Natividad,” said the 65-year-old, who was bicycling with friends, hit a bump, lost control and crashed.

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June 24, 2015

Grand Opening of Laurel Vista Clinic and expanded Laurel Family Practice Clinic

The public is invited to join the celebration, Wednesday, June 24th from Noon to 3 pm

SALINAS, CA (June 24, 2015) The Monterey County Health Department (MCHD) Clinic Services Bureau and the Natividad Medical Center (NMC) Family Medicine Residency Program are proud to announce the opening of the Laurel Vista Clinic and the expanded Laurel Family Practice and Women’s Health Clinics. The much anticipated new and enlarged Laurel Family Practice Clinic and the Laurel Vista Clinic will open on July 1, 2015. 

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June 17, 2015

Natividad Medical Group’s Commitment to Family Medicine Continues With the Addition of Two Accomplished Physicians to its Medical Team

SALINAS, CA (June 17, 2015) Natividad Medical Group, a family medicine practice located at Natividad Medical Center, announces the addition of two family medicine physicians: Dr. Marc Tunzi and Dr. Ana Abril Arias. “We are excited and honored to have highly competent and dedicated physicians such as Dr. Tunzi and Dr. Arias as part of our medical team,” says Dr. Minerva Perez-Lopez, member of the Natividad Medical Group. “Their superior patient care experience enhances the already high quality of care that Natividad Medical Group provides to the community.”

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May 26, 2015

Cooking Demo Rescheduled NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER CERTIFIED FARMER’S MARKET EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Chef Brandon Miller from Mundaka will make a Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho during a Live Cooking Demo Will Now Take Place Wednesday, July 8th (There will not be a cooking demo today.)

SALINAS, CA– (May 26, 2015) Natividad Medical Center offers a Certified Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Market is located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services and is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.

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