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Irwindale has a variety of health care options, from specialists to general health. Hospitals and medical groups that serve Irwindale include Citrus Valley Health Partners and Kaiser Permanente.

Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP) is a family of hospitals and hospice serving the city of Irwindale and other San Gabriel Valley communities. CVHP is comprised of Citrus Valley Medical Center – Inter-Community and Queen of the Valley Campuses, Foothill Presbyterian Hospital and Citrus Valley Hospice and Citrus Valley Home Health. CVHP offers a full range of general and acute services, including maternity, cardiology and oncology services and diabetes education and care. The health care team includes more than 3,000 employees and nearly 1,000 physicians and volunteers working together to elevate health care in the community.

Citrus Valley Medical Center
Citrus Valley Medical Center – Inter-Community Campus in Covina is a comprehensive, full service hospital offering numerous medical, surgical and specialty services. Major features at this campus include Citrus Valley Heart Center offering electrophysiology and open heart surgery. This campus is also designated by Los Angeles County as a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center for heart attack patients. Other specialty areas include radiation oncology, outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program, wound care featuring hyperbaric therapy and a Cancer Resource Center.

Citrus Valley Medical Center – Queen of the Valley Campus in West Covina is a Catholic hospital offering a full spectrum of health care services, including family-centered maternity care and a Level IIIB Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) inside its beautiful Family Birth & Newborn Center. Queen of the Valley is also home to a da Vinci robotic surgery program, an inpatient pediatric unit and one of the busiest emergency rooms in Los Angeles County. Other specialty services include mammography and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation therapies for both children and adults.

Foothill Presbyterian Hospital
Foothill Presbyterian Hospital (FPH) in Glendora offers a unique blend of acute care and specialized medical services, including an outpatient diabetes education program recognized by the American Diabetes Association as a Center of Excellence. FPH provides around the clock emergency services through The Arthur and Sarah Ludwick Emergency Care Pavilion – a beautiful building that features 23 patient treatment stations and the only FAA-approved hospital heliport between San Bernardino and Arcadia. This hospital also features an outpatient rehabilitation program and family-centered maternity care in its Carl E. Wynn Newborn Inn.

Citrus Valley Hospice & Citrus Valley Home Health
Citrus Valley Hospice, located in West Covina, has been a vital resource for terminally ill patients and their patients since 1979. Hospice provides comfort and care to patients in their homes, assisted living or skilled nursing facilities and – when the time is right – its beautiful inpatient unit. Hospice’s full spectrum of services includes skilled nursing, social services, spiritual counseling and bereavement and grief support.

Citrus Valley Home Health provides physician-supervised assistance to patients and their families requiring home health aid, wound care, intravenous therapy, palliative care and rehabilitation therapies. Home Health’s highly trained staff of professionals provides a wide range of services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

City of Hope
City of Hope is a leading biomedical research and treatment institution and has been designated a comprehensive cancer center, the highest distinction bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, signifying the breadth and depth of its research and clinical care.

Since its founding in 1913, City of Hope has achieved numerous scientific breakthroughs and pioneered many lifesaving procedures and therapies that have improved treatment worldwide. Today, its physicians and scientists continue to develop and implement strategies to prevent and cure cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Last year, City of Hope conducted more than 300 clinical trials, enrolling nearly 5,000 patients. These trials provide patients with a chance to benefit from new therapeutic approaches while helping develop the treatments of tomorrow.

An early pioneer in bone marrow transplantation, City of Hope has performed more than 12,000 bone marrow and stem cell transplants and today runs one of the largest, most successful programs of its kind in the world.

Every day, City of Hope is working to improve standards for cancer screening and treatment. Grounded by the philosophy that “There is no profit in curing the body if, in the process, we destroy the soul,” City of Hope is dedicated to treating the whole person, not just the disease – providing a warm and compassionate environment for patients and their families.

Senior Citizen Center
The Irwindale Senior Citizen Center is located at 16116 Arrow Hwy., Irwindale and is open to seniors 50 years of age and older, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The center includes a billiard room, exercise and TV rooms, classrooms, dining room, a commercial kitchen, and a lobby area for reading the newspaper, drinking coffee and or playing board games. Services include a hot lunch program Monday through Thursday, Friday breakfast, flu shot clinics, health fairs, blood pressure screening, hairstyling services, guest speakers, legislative advocacy, transportation and homebound meal service.

The Senior Citizen Center hosts special events, such as a Senior Citizen Prom, and special activities, like bunco and karaoke, as well as classes, workshops, movies, bingo for prizes, potlucks, and birthday luncheons. In addition, numerous field trips, including day trips, overnight and extended tours are offered throughout the year. Opportunities to join clubs, participate in Intergenerational activities and/or a potluck brunch are available. The center also coordinates the rental of two city-owned facilities; the Community Center and Mission. For details, view information online or call (626) 430-2283.

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