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Chico State Pre-Medical Association questions guest speaker Doctor Anna Robertson

Dr. Anna Robertson, from Enloe Medical Center, answered questions, Monday from the Chico State Pre-Medical Association Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

October 2, 2018

Guest speaker, and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Anna Robertson, admitted to a lecture room full of Chico State pre-med students, Monday, that Med school was very tough and very, very, long, but she would do it all again in a heartbeat.   Robertson, who now works at Enloe Medical Center,...

Enloe denies “date-rape” statistic in Facebook post

Judy Cline declines Joe's Bar GHB rumor. Photo credit: Courtesy of Enloe Medical Center

Lizzie Helmer

March 6, 2018

In a Facebook post on Feb. 20, Joe’s Bar stated Enloe Medical Center had reported 10 cases of the “date rape” drug GHB in the past two months. Representatives from Enloe Medical Center said they have no idea where those numbers came from. “In the emergency room itself it is not common for us to te...

Chico State students receives a gun shot while attending a local house party

Student is shot while attending a local house party off-campus. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Jacqueline Morales

September 23, 2017

Chico State student is transported to Enloe Medical Center after receiving a gun shot in the arm at a local house party, Saturday.The incident occurred at approximately 1:03 a.m., near 7th and Hazel Street. "When I saw the student this morning at the hospital they were visibly shaken but in good spi...

Enloe receives large volunteer donation

Marrion Charissa Cruz

October 27, 2016

Enloe Medical Center received the largest contribution to its Cardiovascular Care Center project. During the hospital's annual volunteer appreciation luncheon, Oct. 17, volunteers of the hospital pledged $500,000 to the project. Enloe Medical Center is working toward a $17 million project to enhance...

Community peeved with lack of park

Sign posted in neighboring lawn of Enloe Medical Center Photo credit: Kaylie Lewis

Kaylie Lewis

October 10, 2016

Members of the community are not pleased with the decision by Enloe Medical Center to construct parking lots instead of the park they were promised.The Century Project is an expansion plan at Enloe Medical Center that began in 2007, according to Enloe's official website. It encompasses a new patient t...

Torres Shelter might be saved with help from Enloe Medical Center

Torres Community Shelter logo.
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Kayla Fitzgerald

March 8, 2016

The Torres Community Center just received a $20,000 financial boost.This recent donation came from Enloe Medical Center. In January, the Torres Shelter faced a potential closure, due to its financial crisis. Since then, the shelter has received more than $100,000 from fundraisers and donations. The money will be used to provide meals, ...

Hit-and-run kills woman dragged half mile

A woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a car and dragged half a mile 
Photo from Google maps

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

February 18, 2016

A woman died of her injuries after reportedly being hit by a car and dragged a half a mile, Wednesday night. Police are still looking for the driver who fled the scene.Chico police were notified of a hit-run at 7:30 p.m. on West Sacramento and Citrus Avenue, but were unable to find the victim.They rec...

Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Free flu vaccine clinics being offered in Chico over the upcoming weeks Photo credit: Suzy Leamon

Suzy Leamon

September 30, 2015

Enloe Medical Center and Student Health Services have begun administering free flu vaccinations.Enloe will be offering a drive-through clinic on Thursday Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel on 1888 Springfield Drive.A public bus stop is offered as well as a wheel chair accessible vaccine station. Drivers are instructed to remain in th...

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Chico Police and Chico Fire Department talk to witnesses at the scene of the accident. Photo credit Trevor Ryan

Lindsay Pincus

March 28, 2015

A man was hit by a car on 7th and Chestnut Saturday at around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead, according to Chico Police. The man was walking northbound across the street and the driver was coming eastbound when he hit the individual and a parked car, according to Sergeant Scott Ruppel. A ...

Man pronounced dead after stabbing

Brianne Mcevoy

February 23, 2015

Oroville resident Joel Eldridge was stabbed and transported to Enloe Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead on Feb. 19. Just before 8 a.m. calls to 911 reported a fight on Mulberry Street, but when police arrived no one was at the scene. Police then received a phone call from a women who was taking Eldridge to the hospital.Police and medics met ...

$3.5 million helicopter purchased by Enloe Medical Center

Enloe Medical Center emergency call program purchases new helicopter. Photo credit: William Rein

Courtney Weaver

February 15, 2015

Enloe Medical Center recently purchased a $3.5 million helicopter for their FlightCare Program, which is an emergency responder program. The helicopter is a top of the line EC130 T2 EcoStar with advanced safety technology, plenty of room, low level noise, and an array of new medical equipment. The Enloe staff is very excited about the new addition, especially wi...

Man at Enloe Medical Center claims Xbox is a bomb

Enloe Medical Center the morning after a man claimed to have a bomb. Photo credit: William Rein

William Rein

February 12, 2015

Enloe Medical Center the morning after a man claimed to have a bomb. Photo credit: William Rein The Chico Police Department received a call from Enloe Medical Center after a man reported he was carrying a bomb on Feb. 10. Officers responded once the call was placed at 3:30 a.m. as the man was ...

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