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St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Receives Generous Urbane Café Lunch Donation for Health Care Team by Local Residents

Hello humankindness shown within Camarillo Community

CAMARILLO, CA – (April 7, 2020) – St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital, (SJPVH), a member of Dignity Health, is pleased to announce that local residents, Mark and Michelle Hiepler, of the Law Offices of Hiepler and Hiepler, shared their appreciation for our front line heroes by donating 350 meals from Urbane Café.

“We are grateful to Mark and Michelle Hiepler for their generous support of our physicians, nurses and staff,” said Darren Lee, President and CEO of St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital. “Mark, a graduate of Camarillo High School wanted to recognize the heroes close to home and support local restaurants that are struggling during this unprecedented time.”

SJPVH is located in the heart of Camarillo, offering comprehensive health care. The hospital has 81 acute care beds and a 99-bed extended care unit, as well as the only hyperbaric medicine unit in western Ventura County. SJPVH is staffed with caring physicians, nurses and support staff.

Although we are not experiencing equipment shortages at this time, St. John’s is accepting donations of personal protective equipment in anticipation of future need. Learn how you can support St. John’s Emergency Support Fund by contacting the St. John’s Healthcare Foundation at (805) 988-2821, or visit



About St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH) is an award-winning hospital in the heart of Camarillo with 50 acute care patient rooms and a 72-bed extended care unit. As a leader in stroke care, SJPVH is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and a recipient of the American Heart Association’s, Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. SJPVH houses Camarillo’s first-ever cardiac catheterization lab and the only hyperbaric medicine unit in western Ventura County. SJPVH’s Emergency Department is accredited as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit is a Bronze-Level Beacon Award winner. The SJPVH cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer for exceptional expertise and patient-centered care. We are proud to share our growing list of accomplishments, awards, and accolades. These prestigious recognitions are a testament to our dedication to delivering high quality, compassionate health care services to our community. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at


Publish date: 

Tuesday, April 07, 2020