Press Room

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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May 20, 2015

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday From 11:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Grand Opening Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Join us for our grand opening on Wednesday, May 20th for a nutritious celebration in honor of National Salad Month!  Enter our Reusable Bag drawing to win a bag full of farmers’ market fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Fun activities for children at our Kids Booth !

SALINAS, CA– May 20, 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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May 20, 2015

The Physicians at Natividad Medical Center Make Donation To The Food Bank For Monterey County and Dorothy’s Place

SALINAS, CA – May 20, 2015 – The physicians at Natividad Medical Center announced today they will a $9000 donation from the Medical Staff funds to The Food Bank For Monterey County and Dorothy’s Place.

“We are pleased to make donations to both The Food Bank for Monterey County and to Dorothy’s Place,” said Dr. Tunzi who has served as the Program Director of Family Medicine Residency Program at Natividad Medical Center and is currently the Assistant Program Director. “These community agencies serve the needy in our community just like we do and we want to show our solidarity for the outstanding work they do. We know very well that our patients use the services that Dorothy’s and the Food Bank provide, and we are grateful for all that they do. Also, Natividad Family Medicine resident physicians and our visiting medical students go to Dorothy’s regularly and see the great things that happen there; we want them to know that this kind of community giving is something physicians must support.”

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