Topic: In The News

The Many Benefits of Unplugging

By: Heidi Schrumpf, JD, PhD
Behavioral Health Manager and Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente

It is no secret that technology, social media, and various apps are dominant forces in our daily lives. They’ve brought many added values: connecting friends across distances, low-cost entertainment, increased access to education, platforms for advocacy, and streamlining businesses and products to name a few. However, these benefits have not come without costs. Since the invention of social media, teen suicides have drastically increased. Nonstop and immediate access to others plays a role in increased stress and burn out. Many would say despite increased communication, it has decreased the general human connection, empathy, and experience. As with all things, balance with technology is key.

Topics: In the News

Bringing Care Closer to Home

High-quality care is now closer to home with the addition of a Mobile Health Vehicle to serve our members in and around Rio Vista starting April 13, 2021. Kaiser Permanente members can schedule an appointment by calling 707-427-4510.

The fully equipped, 40’ vehicle features two exams rooms and will be located at the Veterans Memorial Building on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Staffed by a physician and a licensed vocational nurse, Kaiser Permanente members will be able to receive routine family primary care, vaccinations (not COVID-19 vaccinations) and flu shots, as well as routine health screenings.

Topics: In the News

Napa-Solano Services & Hours Changes

Have COVID-19 symptoms? Call us at 866-454-8855 for advice. If you need in-person care, we can assist you.

Before you head to our facilities in the Napa-Solano area, be sure to check for the latest temporary changes in services, hours, and closures. Our emergency services remain open 24/7.

Topics: In the News

Kaiser Permanente Celebrates 75 Years of Innovative Health Care

Since 1945, Kaiser Permanente has been leading the way with innovative approaches to health care. This year, we are proud to celebrate 75 years of providing high-quality health care to the communities we serve.

We invite you to explore how one pioneering idea born from the challenges of the Great Depression and World War II evolved into decades of bold ideas that continue to allow our members to thrive.


Topics: In the News

Kaiser Permanente Provides the Best in Maternity Care

Kaiser Permanente Northern California hospitals – including Vallejo and Vacaville — excel in maternity care, according to Newsweek magazine’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 report.

Read the full article >>

Topics: In the News