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The Lairds' Gift

In 2010, Brian Laird went to his doctors with back and shoulder pain and trouble breathing. The diagnosis was ALS – better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – and sadly, in less than two years the disease claimed Brian’s life.

Clovis Community Medical Center in midst of major transformation

To better serve a rapidly growing population, Clovis Community Medical Center embarked on a $300 million expansion and renovation project. Scheduled to be completed in 2013, this expansion and renovation will nearly double the hospital’s capacity to 204 private rooms – making Clovis Community the first full-service hospital in the area with all-private rooms.


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Clovis Community Expansion

Clovis Community Medical Center's massive $300 million expansion and renovation will nearly double the hospital’s capacity to 204 private rooms – making it the first full-service hospital in the area with all-private rooms.

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Community Medical Centers Healthcare Network

Community Medical Centers is the region's largest health care provider and private employer. It operates three acute-care hospitals — Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital — along with several long-term care, outpatient, other healthcare facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco.


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Growing up Clovis

Sayre Miller recounts the history and future of Clovis Community Medical Center.

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Humana gift helps Community Connections reduce emergency visits

Kasey Kure, 33, used to visit Community Regional Medical Center’s emergency department about once a week because of seizures and other medical problems. He lived occasionally on friends’ couches, but mostly on the street or in a shelter and he didn’t have a regular doctor or money to pay for medication – until he met Xochitl Valenzuela, an outreach specialist with the hospital’s Community Connections program.

NICU babies benefit from Fansler Foundation gift

Thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Fansler Foundation babies in Community Regional Medical Center’s Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a little more elbow room to help their healing.

The NICU expanded in 2011 – from 65- to 84-beds – making it one of the largest in California. Work completed on the expanded unit includes updated countertops, painting, flooring and equipment.

Community loses its biggest fan

Community Medical Centers has lost one of our iconic supporters; Pete P. Peters passed away peacefully at his Fresno countryside home this week.

A family challenges others to support hospital expansion

A few months ago during the holiday season, Clovis Community Medical Center got a huge surprise gift under its tree from Greg and Karen Musson, Linda Salwasser and local agriculture company – Gar Tootelian, Inc.

RBC Wealth Management gives to Terry's House

RBC Wealth Management’s George Bedrosian (left) and Marc Otta (far right) presented a $4,000 check to help support Terry’s House – the two-story, 20-room hospitality home across the street from Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.