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Kaiser Permanente Opened New Target Clinic in Inglewood

Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, and Target Corp.  opened a new Kaiser Permanente-staffed retail health clinic in Inglewood that offers convenient care to members and non-members.

The new Target Clinic is located at 3471 W. Century Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301. It opened on Monday, Feb. 3. All Target Clinics are open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. The clinics are closed daily from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Patients can schedule an appointment online at kptargetclinic.org or walk-in when there is availability.

The Target Clinic offers a wide variety of health services including flu shots, physicals, allergy relief, TB tests and wellness check-ups for children and adults. Also offered are basic dermatology services, as well as vaccinations and treatment for some illnesses including strep throat, sinus pain, earaches, asthma, and cold and flu.

Kaiser Permanente staffed the new clinic with courteous medical professionals that include licensed nurse practitioners and licensed vocational nurses. The clinic also has physicians available via telemedicine consultations, giving Target guests and members of the community additional access to Kaiser Permanente’s high-quality and affordable health care services.

The Target Clinic accepts a broad range of health insurance plans, as well as major credit, debit and Health Savings Account cards.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital – West LA Wins 2 Awards for High Standard of Stroke Care

We are honored to announce that Kaiser Foundation Hospital – West LA was awarded the 2019 Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Our facility also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll. This award recognizes West LA’s success in implementing a high standard of stroke care by ensuring that their stroke patients receive treatment that meets nationally accepted, evidence-based standards and recommendations.

Congratulations to our Stroke Team for all the hard work!

Sharon Combs Urges Parents to Protect Their Kids Against Measels

When 85-year-old Sharon Combs sees parents pushing strollers, she stops them and urges them to get the MMR vaccine, the vaccine that prevents against measles, as well as mumps and rubella. Combs’ son, Jeffrey, contracted Measles when he was six months old, before the vaccine had been introduced. Soon thereafter he experienced very high temperatures, auditory nerve damage, became deaf and experienced many other developmental delays.

But that wasn’t the worst of it. “The Measles made him sick for years,” she said, and he died at the young age of 30. He died as the result of kidney failure, after experiencing two unsuccessful kidney transplants. “His doctor told me his body had aged as an 80-year-old body would have," she said.

Combs has been advocating for the Measles vaccine for the last 65 years but feels it’s even more important right now, with the recent Measles outbreak, to get the message across. “If just one child gets spared this mess, it’s worth it to me. That’s why I tell parents to get their kids the shots they need,” Combs says.

Prevention & wellness

Prevention is about staying healthy, and preventing or delaying disease. Wellness is living your best life. Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles is here to help you stay healthy and live your best life. There are many things you can do to take an active role in your prevention plan to stay healthy and thrive through all stages of life.