Author Archives: Delano

Delano Community Blood Drive March 3rd, 2016

Join us for the Delano Community Blood Drive When: Thursday, March 3rd Time: 11:15am-4pm Place: Delano Regional Medical Center, 1401 Garces Hwy Enter to Win $500! Donation Guidelines Bring a picture ID with Date of Birth Be free from all … Continue reading

Wasco Medical Plaza Health Fair

Join Us For The Wasco Medical Plaza Health Fair We’re excited to invite you and your family to our Community Health Fair on Saturday October 10th from 10am to 2pm!

2015 COPD Support Group Meeting

What Is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. COPD can develop … Continue reading

DRMC’s Exciting Expansion Plans

We are proud to announce plans to construct a new three story Outpatient Services Center on current hospital property that will include a fresh, contemporary front entrance. Designed by Ordiz Melby Architects, Bakersfield, the new 15,000 square foot structure is another … Continue reading

DRMC Acquires Toshiba’s Aplio 300 Ultrasound System

Delano Regional Medical Center has announced the installation of three new Toshiba’s AplioTM 300 ultrasound systems within the hospital providing the latest in imaging technology and resulting in advanced patient diagnoses. These systems have been placed in both the inpatient … Continue reading

DRMC Promotes American Heart Month

Starting with the smallest patients in the Birthing Center, Delano Regional Medical Center is taking the message of “Keep Your Heart Healthy” to all patients. Heart disease is responsible for 1 of every 4 deaths in the United States, making … Continue reading

New Chief Nursing Officer Joins Hospital

New Chief Nursing Officer Joins Hospital Delano Regional Medical Center recently welcomed Amy Scroggs, RN, BSN, to the executive position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for the hospital. Ms. Scroggs began her healthcare career as a physical therapy technician in … Continue reading


At 8:23 a.m., January 1, 2015 Delano Regional Medical Center officially welcomed Adrian Zepeda Manzo, Delano’s 2015 New Year’s Baby! The son of Julie Zepeda and Gustavo Manzo, Adrian weighed 8 pounds 2.5 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.

DRMC Awards 2014 Employee of the Year

Delano Regional Medical Center presented the honored 2014 Employee of the Year Award to Lucy Zarate, R.N. The announcement was made at a recent employee celebration and comments from several employee nominations were given. Ms. Zarate is known for her … Continue reading

DRMC’s Ebola Preparedness

Delano Regional Medical Center stated it began aggressive preparedness procedures in the event of an Ebola outbreak in our area. These procedures include the implementation of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Ebola patient screening tool, designation of a specially … Continue reading

New Stroke Program

Delano Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that we have expanded our stroke and emergency neurology treatment capabilities through a partnership with Specialists On Call, Inc. (SOC). This collaboration will deliver the country’s best neurologists directly to the bedside … Continue reading

Delano Regional Medical Center Becomes Tobacco Free Campus

Delano Regional Medical Center (DRMC) went “tobacco free” on January 1, 2014. The hospital will no longer permit employees, physicians, patients or visitors to use tobacco products anywhere on any hospital and clinic properties, including outdoor areas and parking lots. … Continue reading

Free Tobacco Cessation Program

If you smoke, quitting is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health. Tobacco use in the United States causes more than 440,000 deaths each year. Of those deaths, 170,000 are from cancer. The positive … Continue reading

Press Release: Delano Regional Medical Center to Launch Patient Internet Portal

Delano, California, October 15, 2013 — Delano Regional Medical Center (DRMC) was recently awarded $300,000 from Kern Health Systems to develop an internet portal for patients.  This valuable tool will enable patients to communicate more effectively with the hospital and … Continue reading

Press Release: Delano Welcomes First Baby of 2013

Dimitri Cudal Castellanos arrived at Delano Regional Medical Center on January 1st at 2:30 a.m. and was officially crowned Delano’s First Baby of 2013.   The son of Romalyn Cudal and Javier Castellanos, he weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and measured … Continue reading