California Residents May Be Left In Bind From Medical Supply Company Closure
Lifecare Solutions, which has locations in Thousand Palms, mailed notices to customers to inform them of the change. In other news from around the state, the blood supply drops to a critical level. And Chula Vista reverses its chocolate milk policy.
Medical Supply Company Closing All California Locations
A Coachella Valley woman is speaking up about the planned closure of a medical supply company, Lifecare Solutions, in California after she said she received a notice in the mail, giving her only weeks to make other accommodations for her medical equipment. (Widner, 8/16)
Capital Public Radio:
Call For Blood Donors Cites Nationwide Shortage
A call is going out to blood donors as the nation’s blood supply has dropped to a critical level. Donations during the summer dip considerably due to people taking vacation, summer break for schools, and fewer blood drives from July to August. (Ibarra, 8/16)
KPBS Public Media:
Could Chocolate Milk Sour Chula Vista’s Progress On Childhood Obesity?
Chula Vista’s wellness policy has been held up as a national model, and it’s won awards and cash prizes for its work. So some were dismayed earlier this month when the board revised the policy. Chocolate milk is back. (Burks, 8/17)