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Protecting Your Vision with VCC

By   /  June 14, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Are you getting your eyes checked?Vision problems and serious eye conditions can go completely unnoticed. With the help of an optometrist, eye diseases can be diagnosed early and potential vision loss prevented or slowed down. Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness. A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside of your […]

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“VCC Drinks & Dinks” Pickleball Tournament Set To Rally Support For VCC

By   /  May 31, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Pickleball enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in a unique upcoming fundraiser. Every serve and volley will make a difference in the lives of those served by Vista Community Clinic (VCC) at the “VCC Drinks & Dinks Tournament” on Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. The event […]

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Vista Community Clinic (VCC) 420 Remix a Success

By   /  May 17, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

Vista, CA -Some people refer to “420” or April 20th as a day associated with cannabis. There are many theories on the origin of this. One of the most repeated is that a small group of high school students in San Rafael, CA originated the slang term in 1971. Now, a much larger group of  […]

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Fentanyl Awareness Education and Free Resources

By   /  May 14, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is offering free-of-charge educational opportunities and harm reduction resources to raise awareness about illicit fentanyl and prevent overdoses. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that binds to the brain’s opioid receptors, which are found in areas of the brain that control pain and emotions. It is up to […]

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Vista Community Clinic (VCC) -Hep-C Treatment is Close to Home

By   /  May 9, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month, Vista Community Clinic (VCC) wants to help educate the public about the Hepatitis C infection. Better known as “Hep-C” for short, millions of people around the world are affected by Hep-C, a viral infection affecting the liver. If left untreated, Hep-C can lead to serious liver […]

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Health Advocates to Engage San Marcos Community in Important Discussion

By   /  April 30, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

On the Effects of Nicotine and Substance Use on Youth Mental Health WHAT: Vista Community Clinic Tobacco Control Program to host an interactive community forum to educate the public on the negative impact of nicotine and other substance use on youth mental health while connecting youth and families to resources and services available. WHEN: May […]

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Forum For Youth Mental Health and Tobacco

By   /  April 23, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

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Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to Host Several Screening Clinics

By   /  April 9, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA -in Partnership with Vista Community Clinic to Help Even More Children SAN DIEGO – April 16, 2024 – To better serve children in lower-income communities in Southern Calif., the national nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts has partnered with Vista Community Clinic (VCC). Through this partnership, Fresh Start will host five more free screening […]

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What is PrEP? And How VCC Can Help

By   /  March 29, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA -Knowledge is power in health education and Vista Community Clinic wants to make sure local communities are empowered when it comes to understanding HIV prevention. PreExposure prophylaxis (known as “PrEP”) is one groundbreaking method gaining traction in the fight against HIV. As our community strives for comprehensive health awareness, it’s important to spread […]

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Alcohol Retailers Reminded to Enroll in Mandatory Training

By   /  March 25, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Minor decoys visited six alcohol retailers in Vista last month, making purchases at two of the locations. It is illegal to sell alcohol to anyone younger than 21 years of age. The operation was carried out under the supervision of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage […]

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Vista Community Clinic’s Dads’ Club Expands: Empowering Fathers for Over 25 Years

By   /  March 21, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista Community Clinic (VCC) proudly announces the continuation and expansion of its Dads’ Club program, dedicated to supporting fathers and father figures in various stages of their journey towards positive parenting and personal growth. Having provided invaluable parenting services for over a quarter-century, VCC initially recruited program participants through its prenatal and pediatric departments. Over […]

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VCC: Your Partner for Healthy Pregnancy and Prenatal Care

By   /  March 18, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Are you or someone you know expecting? Taking care of your health during pregnancy is crucial for both you and your baby. That’s why Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is here to support you every step of the way. Pregnancy is an exciting journey, but it can also come with questions and concerns. […]

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VCC & CSUSM Affordable Medical Assistant Training Program

By   /  March 15, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Is Now Accepting Applications for its 16th Cohort Vista Community Clinic (VCC) and Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Extended Learning’s partnership continues as they prepare to welcome the 16th cohort for their Medical Assistant Training Program. The six-month program combines classroom instruction and clinical experience to prepare students to work as medical assistants in […]

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Why Colorectal Cancer Screenings Matter

By   /  March 8, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Vista Community Clinic (VCC) wants to talk to you about something important – colorectal cancer and life-saving screenings. Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that starts in your colon or rectum. You may know it as, simply, “colon cancer.” It is a serious thing, but the good news is that there […]

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Vista Community Clinic Program Manager Honored With Award

By   /  February 22, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is proud to share that their own Deysi Merino-Gonzalez, VCC Program Manager for Migrant Health and Outreach has been honored as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award. This recognition acknowledges emerging healthcare professionals who are making a difference in the overlapping areas […]

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Vista Community Clinic’s Dr. Mora Named in Vista’s “40 Under 40” List

By   /  February 15, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista . CA -Vista Community Clinic is thrilled to share the fantastic news that their own Optometry Director, Dr. Wendy Mora, has been honored in the Vista Chamber of Commerce’s “40 Under 40” list! Dr.Mora is being recognized for her exceptional commitment to community well-being and accessible healthcare. Dr. Mora joined VCC in 2015 and […]

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Vista Community Clinic (VCC)- Prioritize Wellness With Annual Physicals

By   /  February 2, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – As the year begins, Vista Community Clinic (VCC) encourages everyone to take a moment and reflect on their well-being. Now is the time to prioritize health by scheduling an annual physical exam. Comprehensive annual physicals are a good time to check in with your primary care provider to assess overall health. These […]

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Get the Help You Need to Understand Your Covered California Insurance Options

By   /  January 30, 2024  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – The New Year brings with it an opportunity to prioritize the health and well-being of yourself and your family. It also brings the opportunity to enroll in the kind of health insurance that is right for you. With the help of their expert staff, Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is here to guide […]

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Vista Community Clinic Dental Hygiene

By   /  October 31, 2023  /  Local  /  No Comments

This Dental Hygiene Month, get preventative dental care at Vista Community Clinic Vista, CA – October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Month. This annual observation celebrates the important role of dental hygienists and to raise awareness of good oral hygiene. This month and beyond, Vista Community Clinic (VCC) is committed to promoting optimal oral […]

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Getting Support for Breast Health Vista Community Clinic

By   /  October 23, 2023  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA – Vista Community Clinic (VCC) proudly joins the global effort to raise awareness about breast cancer and the crucial role that early detection plays in saving lives. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, VCC emphasizes the importance of regular breast cancer screenings and is committed to providing these essential services to its […]

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