The Health Library and Resource Center provides access to health services that are important to the wellness and prevention of illness to our entire community. Affiliation with El Camino Hospital is not required to participate in these services. Our three special Wellness Programs offer private consultations with health care professionals.
Blood Pressure Screenings
A registered nurse volunteer provides free blood pressure monitoring every Friday morning from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (except holidays) on the first floor of the main hospital building on the Mountain View campus, next to the Health Library & Resource Center. There is no fee, and no appointment is needed. Please call 650-940-7210 for more details.
Ask the Pharmacist
An El Camino Hospital pharmacist will review all your medications, over-the-counter drugs, herbal supplements and vitamins in relation to your diagnosis, as well as answer your questions. Available on our Mountain View campus. From this appointment, you will learn:
- Proper use of your medications.
- Possible duplications, interactions and side effects.
Free, thirty-minute appointments are available Mondays at 1:00 pm. An appointment is required, please call 650-940-7210 to schedule your appointment.
Patients must provide a list of their medications no later than the Monday prior to (one week before) the appointment. The list should include any known allergies, all prescribed medications, and any vitamins, herbal supplements or over-the-counter medicines taken. Please use our Universal Medication Form to assist in providing this information prior to the appointment.
Consult the Dietitian
Good nutrition is important for the maintenance of good health. Our dietitian will meet with you in a private consultation to review your current diet and evaluate your nutritional status.
The dietitian will:
- Help you identify personal nutrition goals and create a plan to reach them.
- Help you plan meals at home and dining out.
- Answer your questions about vitamins and other dietary supplements.
- Provide recipes or modify "old favorites" to help you meet your nutritional goals.
Thirty-minute appointments are available the first and third Friday of each month between noon and 2:00 pm. An appointment is required, but there is no fee for this service. Call 650-940-7210 to schedule an appointment. This service is offered at the Mountain View campus.
These wellness programs are offered through the Health Library and Resource Center, on the Mountain View campus, which is located at:
El Camino Hospital
Main Building, First Floor
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040
Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.