[ San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield, CA ]

SJCH In the News

San Joaquin Community Hospital is often featured by local TV stations and print publications. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to read and listen to the good things our community is saying about us.

March 2014


KERO: SJCH recognized for stroke care

CCS: Like the late Dr. Grossman, CCS devoted to providing care for burn victims

February 2014

Bakersfield Californian: San Joaquin hospital given special heart designation

KBAK 29: San Joaquin Community Hospital earns rare honor from American Heart Association

KERO 23: San Joaquin Community Hospital recognized for heart attack patient care

January 2014

KERO 23: First babies of 2014 born in Bakersfield

KBAK 29: First New Year's babies born just after midnight

The Bakersfield Californian: Bakersfield couples welcome first babies of the new year

December 2013

KERO 23: Kern county families enjoying gift of babies born on Christmas

KGET 17: Santa, firefighters visit less fortunate kids

KERO 23: Firefighters, Marines, Santa visited children at San Joaquin Community Hospital

KGET 17: Spinal cord stimulation relieving patients from chronic pain

KERO 23: Bakersfield burn survivors get support, recognition at event

November 2013

San Joaquin's cancer center launches lung cancer screening program

KERO 23: SJCH gives flu shots to customers from their cars 

Bakersfield Californian: Bakersfield Firefighters talk about scalding injuries with children

Bakersfield Californian: Health Round-Up

October 2013

Californian: San Joaquin Community Hospital Neonatal ICU Celebrates Life

August 2013

Californian: Health officials tout benefits of breastfeeeding

Hall Ambulance: Patient Thanks EMS Responders

Californian: Q & A SJCH's new CEO talks faith, life-changing experiences and the hospital's future 

July 2013

KERO 23: Bakersfield hospital honored for chest pain and stroke centers, Thursday

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: 100 Healing Hippos Donated to Bakersfield Burn Center

Californian: Hospital Gets a Herd of Hippos

NBCLatino: Two years after accident, burn survivor feels "like I'm just another teenager."

KERO 23: Three dangers that are most likley to send you to the Emergency Room on the 4th of July

KGET 17: Young burn survivors helped thanks to community support

June 2013

KGET-17: Help the Youngest Burn Survivors in Our Community 

Tampa Bay Times: Zephyrhills Hospital CEO Leaves Post

KERO 23: San Joaquin Community Hospital Gets New President, CEO

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: San Joaquin Community Hospital Hires New CEO

Californian: San Joaquin Community Hospital Names New CEO

Californian: Gluten-free Increasingly a Way of Life

Californian: Health Roundup

KERO 23: CALPI Inc. Raises More Than $11,000 for The AIS Cancer Center

KERO 23: National CPR Week Educates Locals on Saving Lives

Californian: And the Beautiful Bakersfield Awards Go To...

May 2013

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: SJCH Hosts Opening Ceremony for New Cancer Center

KERO 23: State of the Art Cancer Center Opens

Californian: SJCH Opens New Cancer Center

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: Live for the SJCH Cancer Center

Californian: Donations to Fund HPV Vaccines for Youth

KERO 23: Stroke Survivors Get Back Into the Swing of Things

April 2013

Californian: Never Underestimate a Burn Injury

Californian: Inspectors Like What They See at SJCH

March 2013

KERO 23: American Diabetes Association Alert Day Raises Awareness of Type 2 Diabetes

January 2013

Californian: Hospital Announces Partnership with UC Davis

KBAK/KBFX: SJCH Announces Cancer Care Partnership with UC Davis

Central Valley Business Times: UC Davis Teams with Bakersfield Hospital for Cancer Care

December 2012

Wall Street Journal: Bakersfield Is Helping Lead California's Construction Sector Out of the Slump

KGET 17: Inside the New AIS Cancer Center 

Californian: New System Aims to Get Heart Attack Sufferers to the Right Hospital 

November 2012

Health Tech Zone: Phillips Announces 500th Order of Its Ambient Experience Hospital Solution 

September 2012

KGET 17: Bakersfield Booms on LA Times' Front Page

LA Times: Many Signs Point to a Bakersfield Boom

Californian: SJCH Celebrates Largest Ever Donation 

August 2012

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: San Joaquin Community Hospital Eyes More Expansion

Californian: San Joaquin Community Hospital Snaps Up Properties on Chester

July 2012

Californian: New Cancer Center Director Hopes to Improve Local Care

Kern Radio: Interview with SJCH Foundation President Kevin Burton, Part 2

Kern Radio: Interview with SJCH Foundation President Kevin Burton, Part 1

Kern Family Magazine: SJCH Donates $2,500 to Olympic Contender, Jake Varner

June 2012

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: Bakersfield GospelFest Announces Headliner

Kern Radio: Local Reaction to High Court's Decision on Obamacare

KERO 23: Sanctus Real to Play at 2012 GospelFest

Californian: Varner Gets Support for Olympics from SJCH

May 2012

17 KGET: Special Goggles to View Eclipse are Sold Out in Many Local Stores

Californian: Bakersfield Observed

Californian: Worth Noting in Business

Burn Survivors Picnic Heals Pyschological Wounds

About a Dozen Local Moms Have Mother's Day Babies

April 2012

Babies Reunite with NICU Nurses at San Joaquin Community Hospital

Hookah Lounges Could be Unhealthy Trend in Kern County

March 2012

Californian: Local Donors Contribute More Than $1 Million to Cancer Center

KERO 23: Over $1 Million in New Donations for Cancer Center at SJCH

Californian: Q & A with Robert J. Beehler, President/CEO of SJCH

Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal): Swinterton Celebrates Construction Milestone with SJCH

Californian: Adventist Health Chooses Bakersfield for October Conference

February 2012

Adventist Review: Missionary Doctors, Adventist Hospital United in Passion for Healing

Californian: Biggest Losers Come to Bakersfield, SJCH

KERO 23: How Do You Know If You're Having a Heart Attack?

January 2012

KERO 23: Hospital Gives Terminally Ill Man Day of Wishes

Bakersfield Californian: Bakersfield Family Makes the Most of Their Remaining Time Together

KGET 17: San Jouquin Community Hospital Gives Cancer Patient Final Wish

December 2011

KBAK 29: Party to Bring Holiday Cheer to Burn Survivors, Families

Californian: Hospital Employees Raise $500,000 for Cancer Center

Californian: Bakersfield Woman Safe After She's Found Lying Near Highway

November 2011

Californian: Artists Unleash Love for Pets with Portraits

Hanford Sentinel: SJCH, Two Other Hospitals Receive $1 Million Grant

Californian: Kern County's own "7th Billionth Baby" Born

October 2011

CSUB Blog: Future Therapists Learn from Local Professional

Californian: Group Taking Medicine on the Road to Heal Uninsured 

KBAK 29: SJCH Offers Free Flu Shots

Kern Radio: SJCH Lighting Up Pink for Cancer

Californian: A Raging Fire, a Unique Recovery: Cenel's Story

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: SJCH Hosts Free Flu Shot Clinic

September 2011

Californian: GospelFest Brings Together Area's Christian Music Talent for Free Show

Californian: Family Donating to Cancer Center Revealed

Californian: Future Cancer Center to Receive $1 Million Gift

Californian: SJCH Hopes to Heal, Soothe Through Hospitalwide Prayer

Californian: Eating Healthy for Better Living

KBAK 29/KBFX 58: McDonald's Employees Helps Saved Elderly Woman

Californian: Stroke Patient Surprised by Fast Food Employees' Kindness

July 2011

Californian: Weight-loss Program Earns Recognition

Tehachapi News: Spirits Soar at Camp Blue Jay

May 2011

 Californian: Downtown Gets Another Booster Shot  

 Kern Radio: Hospital to Build Cancer Center  

 KERO 23: SJCH Reveals $36.2 Million Cancer Center  

 KBAK 29/KBFX 58: Hospital Unveils Cancer Center  

 Californian: Hospital Unveils Cancer Center Plans  

 Midway Driller: Plans Announced for Cancer Center  

 KBAK 29: Hospital Holds Interfaith Blessing Ceremony for New Land  

 Californian: Hospital to Hold Blessing Ceremony for New Property  

April 2011

 Californian: Hospital Launches New Website   

 Kern Radio: Kern's First MRI-friendly Pacemaker  

 KGET 17: Medical Breakthrough for Heart Patients  

 KERO 23: SJCH Partners for Community Food Drive  

 KERO 23: Burn Survivor Tells His Experience