Salinas Valley Memorial
Update 11/28/2023: Salinas Valley Memorial is back in-network with Anthem Blue Cross retro to August 1, 2023.
Introducing your new Nurse Advocate, Anita Alvarez
Members of IBEW Local 234,
My name is Anita Alvarez. I will be your new health advocate. I am
a registered nurse (RN) and a certified Public Health Nurse (PHN). I am also a
certified Health Coach. I have worked, as a nurse, for many years serving the
central coast communities of Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.
Throughout my career, I have worked with and have assisted all ages of people,
including pregnant moms, infants, teens, adults, and seniors. What motivates me
in my nursing work is the desire to help individuals and communities be and
stay healthy. I am here to support you and your families to achieve and
maintain the best of health and wellbeing.
As your nurse health advocate, I will be available to assist you
and your families with a wide range of health-related matters.
you with medical information and health care guidance.
your questions about your medical benefits.
you with claims.
with expediting authorizations for appointments.
you to find medical and mental health care providers.
you with community resources (often free).
you to medical appointments, if needed.
on one health coaching to help you achieve your health care goals.
I am available to assist you from 12pm to 5pm, Monday through
Friday. My confidential work cell phone number is: 831-741-8677. Call or
text me. You can also email me at: email@example.com. I will respond during my working hours.
I look forward to meeting you and assisting you with your health