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Ku named vice president and chief nursing officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

News release  Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named vice president and chief nursing officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.  Ku, who has nearly 30 years of experience in nursing, joins Henry Mayo after most recently serving as the chief nursing officer, vice president of patient care service and chief operating officer at Advanced Healthcare Management Corp. in Alhambra. Ku joined Advanced Healthcare Management Corp. in 2007 as a project administrator and a nursing education director. She worked in

Antibody treatments can help fight COVID-19

As the winter surge in cases continues, COVID-19 testing along with monoclonal antibody treatments have become harder to come by. Locally, COVID-19 testing lines could

SCV welcomes first baby of 2022

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital welcomed the Santa Clarita Valley’s first baby of 2022 early Saturday morning.    The newborn boy arrived at 6:35 a.m. on New

Historic Red Cross blood, platelet shortage

The American Red Cross, which provides 40% of the country’s blood, announced its blood supply is at historically low levels. Busy holiday schedules, breaks from

Santa Clarita Runners give thanks with Turkey Trot

News release  Early Thanksgiving morning, the Santa Clarita Runners Club set off on its annual Turkey Trot. More than 75 participants came out to Heritage Park to run the course, socialize with friends and celebrate Thanksgiving

Spreading the importance of oral health

Across the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, organizations are working to educate residents on the importance of oral health. Often overlooked, oral health is an

Henry Mayo accepts award for stroke treatment

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital earned its ninth consecutive award for stroke quality achievement from the American Heart Association for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients

State auto-renews Valencia lab contract

The PerkinElmer COVID-19 laboratory’s $1.7 billion contract was quietly auto-renewed Sunday amid allegations of poor management and ongoing state investigations of the Valencia lab.  PerkinElmer,