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How to Prepare for a Hanford Blackout: Lightning Strike Causes Blackout in Hanford – August 20, 2013

Our community experienced a huge blackout Monday August 19, 2013.  The Hanford Blackout was also experienced by others in our community including Visalia, Tulare, Farmersville and more who were also impacted by a lightning strike that sent 24,000 kings county homes into darkness.  The power outage in Hanford was described by the Hanford Sentinel below:

Hanford Blackout – Hanford Sentinel: “Lightning Strike Causes 24,000 Kings County Homes to go Dark”

“HANFORD — About 24,000 Kings County homes were plunged into darkness Monday night after a transformer bank at a Southern California Edison substation in Visalia was struck by lightning, interrupting power to 120,000 customers.

Homes went dark between 7 and 7:15 p.m. Monday. More than 19,000 Hanford homes and more than 4,000 homes in unincorporated areas such as Armona and Home Garden were impacted, according to the SCE website.”

Hanford Blackout article Hanford Sentinel:  Click Here for Hanford Sentinel Article Link

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VIDEO: Practice Virtual Tour – An Inside Look for New Patients

 VIDEO: Practice Virtual Tour – An Inside Look for New Patients

The following video is a short inside look / virtual tour of the practice of Dr. Michael Lloyd, M.D.  Dr. Lloyd is a Board Certified Family Physician and Obstetrics Fellowhip trained Physician providing services to the Hanford, Armona, Lemoore, and surrounding area.

The video provides a quick look at the practice and answers the basic questions of Who? What? When? Where? and How?

More Practice, Pregnancy, & Family Medicine Videos: video.MichaelLloydMD.com

ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Doctor Lloyd is still presently accepting new patients for Obstetrics, Womens Healthcare, Pregnancy Care, Family Medicine, and Pediatrics.  Please schedule an appointment online or call 559.584.5770.

Lets Create a Healthy Hanford, CA. Hanford Health & Demographics

Where is Hanford, CA you ask? On average, more than 90,500 monthly online searches ask the question: “Where is Hanford?”  I don’t know if that suprises you or not.  Maybe it doesn’t given that you knew there was a Hanford, CA and a Hanford, WA.  But, how would you tell them where Hanford, CA is? Would you say…

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Hanford, CA Geographically

Hanford, CA is the wonderful city located in the San Joaquin Valley, in Kings County, 1 hour and 24 minutes north of Bakersfield, 42 minutes south from Fresno, 2 hours 18 minutes East of Pismo Beach, and 20 minutes West of Visalia, CA.

  • Hanford, CA Map Link – Google Maps
  • The latitude of Hanford is 36.327N. The longitude is -119.644W.
  • It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.
  • The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,368.

Is Hanford a Healthy City?

What if you were asked an important question about Hanford like, “Is Hanford a healthy community?”  Would you be surprised, or could you tell them? To tell someone where something is you often reference other locations as well as specific data and facts unique to the described location.

“To find out where we are regarding our Health as a community, we should consider the relevant data and where we are in relation to other communities.”

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ChristinaPractice News – Christina Joins the Team!

We welcome Christina to our staff. Christina began with our practice in April and has already made a big impact on the quality of service provided to our clients. She joins us bringing experience and training in both Family Medicine & Obstetrics.

Patients note her positive attitude and customer service and we are glad she has joined our team.

See our staff bios at https://michaellloydmd.com/staff-bios/.

 

Hanford Hospital Announces Plans for New Birth Center

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Adventist health announced plans for a new birth center and was reported on by the Sentinel.

In the article on February 22, 2013 by Brandon Santiago at The Sentinel (Click here for the article link: SENTINEL ARTICLE)

“HANFORD — A new era is dawning for expectant mothers in Kings County after Adventist Health announced plans Thursday afternoon to build a new $40-million Family Birth Center to provide obstetrics and delivery services for local families.

“We’re excited to announce a new birthplace for Kings County families,” said Adventist Health/Central Valley Network President and CEO Wayne Ferch. “The Family Birth Center helps us serve our region as a resource for starting healthy and happy families.”

The Adventist Health corporate board in Roseville approved funding for the project on Feb. 11, and groundbreaking is expected to occur this year for the single-level, 49,000-square-foot center that will be built adjacent to Adventist Medical Center-Hanford on Mall Drive. It will replace the current birth center at Central Valley General Hospital on Douty Street in Hanford

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Physician (Dr Lloyd) to Speak About Pregnancy Myths -October 4, 2012

Dr. Lloyd will provide a lecture at Adventist Medical Center on Friday October 5, 2012.  He will present common pregnancy myths & truths.  We hope to see you there.

The Hanford Sentinel posted the following announcement:

“HANFORD — Board-certified family medicine and obstetrics physician Dr. Michael Lloyd will present “Pregnancy … A Review of Common Myths and Truths Women are Often Told” at the First Friday with a Physician community lunch and lecture on Friday.

The luncheon will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Adventist Medical Center-Hanford Conference Center at 115 Mall Drive. Lectures are for the public, and lunch is provided.

Starting Monday, Dr. Lloyd will see patients at 460 Greenfield Ave., Suite 3. The phone number is 584-5770.”

http://www.hanfordsentinel.com/news/local/physician-to-speak-about-pregnancy-myths/article_5c134fa8-0d84-11e2-a5b0-0019bb2963f4.html

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