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Your Health

Your health matters

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We care about your health. Here are two tools you can use to manage your health: Know Your Basics and our Health Library. Start on your path to a healthy you! 

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Know Your Basics

Our Know Your Basics program volunteers are here to help you start tracking your important health numbers. 

Meet us out in the community at one of our tents.

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Health Library

Here in our health resources library, you can find helpful information about health topics, including heart health and pregnancy. You can also learn more about the doctors, nurses, and what makes our hospital different.

Begin exploring articles below.

Your Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Don’t delay care. Your safety is our #1 priority. It’s far riskier to delay needed care.  MLKCH is committed to keeping you safe at our hospital and health clinics. 

Build A Better Relationship With Your Doctor

Get tips for how to talk with your doctor about things that concern you. Learn why it’s important to ask questions about your health and medicine.

Good Health News From The Barber

Nine barbershops in South Los Angeles are teaming with MLKCH to bring health education to men in a place that feels comfortable: the barber’s chair.  

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Help A Loved One With Mental Health Issues

When someone changes their behavior, it can sometimes be a sign of mental illness. Learn the signs and how to talk to them about seeing a doctor.

DAISY Awards: Kind Hearts And Smart Ideas

Two nurses known for their compassionate and innovative approaches to patient care received the DAISY Award at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital.

Nurses Make Heart Health A Priority

Patients with congestive heart failure often get readmitted to the hospital. Here’s what a group of determined MLKCH nurses did to help them better manage their condition.

MLKCH Graduates Its First Class Of Versant RN Residents

MLKCH recently graduated its first class of Versant residents, a prestigious, year-long residency program to jumpstart the careers of new nursing school graduates.

Healthy Holiday Recipes

Stay on Santa’s “good” list this year with our recipes for healthy holiday favorites, courtesy of our MLKCH nutritionists.