Press Room

April 13, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Receives "A" Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for the Third Time in a Row

Salinas, Calif. — April 13, 2016 — Natividad Medical Center (NMC) has received a safety grade of “A” for the third time in a row from The Leapfrog Group, one of the country's leading organizations in measuring and publicly reporting hospital performance. The top grade reveals NMC’s commitment to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors, and minimize injuries, accidents and infections.


April 6, 2017

Farmers Market Opens May 17th, 2017 NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Grand Opening Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Join us for our grand opening on Wednesday, May 17th 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.

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.


March 29, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Salutes Its Auxiliary Volunteer National Volunteer “Celebrate Service” Week April 23rd - 29th

Natividad Medical Center is Proud to Celebrate 57 Years of Volunteerism in 2017

SALINAS, CA—For 57 years, the Auxiliary volunteers have been familiar and friendly faces at Natividad Medical Center, whether they are helping hospital staff in various departments, in the Gift Shop, assisting patients and visitors at the information desks.


February 27, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Launches Phase Two of Brain Smart Program

Trauma Center Initiative Invites Seniors to Participate in Fall Prevention Workshop

Salinas, Calif. – February 27, 2017 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC) today announced the launch of the second phase of Brain Smart, the hospital’s community education series on head trauma, focusing on fall prevention. Falls are the leading cause of injuries for Americans aged 65 and older.


February 9, 2017

Tuesday, March 28th is Diabetes Alert Day!

Natividad Medical Center To Offer Free Diabetes Risk Test on Tuesday, March 28th From 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SALINAS, CA -- Natividad Medical Center encourages you to know your risk of developing diabetes, a disease that many ignore until it is too late. To help bring attention to the disease, the American Diabetes Association has deemed Tuesday, March 28th, as Diabetes Alert Day.


January 31, 2017

Natividad Medical Center Trauma Center Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Level II Trauma Center Continues Growth with New Services, Physicians and Programs

Salinas, Calif. – January 31, 2017 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC) celebrates the second anniversary of its Level II Trauma Center designation, as of January 2017. Since its designation, the NMC Trauma Center has increased its annual volume of patients from 1,375 in 2015 to 1,522 in 2016.


January 12, 2017

The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center Stroke Support Group Announces Its 2017 Support Schedule

SALINAS, CA --The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center Stroke Support Group will host a guest speaker at their monthly support group meetings throughout 2017. The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center is designed to assist patients and their families with the transition from an acute hospital setting to home. Patients receive daily physician and therapy visits to ensure medical stability and optimal functional recovery. The Center helps patients reach a high level of functional independence to return home safely and with confidence.



December 19, 2016

Salinas' Natividad Medical Center Hosts Series of Monthly Weight Loss Seminars in 2017

SALINAS, CA. (December, 2016) — If you are looking into weight-loss surgery and need information from professionals, Natividad Medical Center is hosting a series of seminars in 2017.


December 6, 2016

Natividad Medical Center Earns Coveted 2016 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Salinas, California – December 6, 2016 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC) has been named a Top Hospital for the first time by The Leapfrog Group, one of the country's leading organizations in measuring and publicly reporting hospital performance. Widely acknowledged as one of the most prestigious distinctions a hospital can receive in the U.S., the recognition showcases NMC’s commitment to patient safety and quality.



December 1, 2016

Natividad Medical Center Celebrates Reopening of Newly Renovated Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center

Additional Rooms and New Equipment Increase Quality of Care at NMC

Salinas, Calif. – December 1, 2016 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC) today celebrates the reopening of the newly renovated Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center. The renovation has expanded the center with the addition of four acute rehabilitation beds and four dialysis beds, bringing its total capacity to 24 beds, making it the largest acute rehabilitation center in Monterey County.



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