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East County Helps Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season

Grossmont Healthcare District Invests Nearly $70,000 For Food Assistance LA MESA, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2019) – If you randomly selected seven people in East San Diego County, odds are that one of those people will go home to little or no food, according to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, a grant recipient […]

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GHD Bond Oversight Committee puts bow on completed Grossmont Hospital projects

Citizens’ group presents final report to the public LA MESA, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) successfully wrapped up 12 years of Proposition G construction improvements at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, financed by over $260 million in funds approved by voters in 2006, according to the Proposition G Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight […]

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Children’s Vision should not be overlooked

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, September 15, 2019 Michael Emerson, RDO, FNAO Summer is almost over and children are starting school again all around East San Diego County. While we hear messages and see signs everywhere for flu shots, dental screenings, and other important back-to-school health checks, children’s vision is sometimes […]

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Simulation Tech Offers Real-Life Healthcare Training

SANTEE, Calif. — (Aug. 22, 2019) — Simulation training continues to make waves by offering future healthcare workers technology to practice real-life medicine. With a $100,000 grant recently awarded by the Grossmont Healthcare District, the Grossmont Health Occupations Center in Santee will provide students hands-on training to practice full assessments, emergency scenarios, and injection and […]

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College is worth it, right?

  Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 17, 2019 Robert “Bob” Ayres Let’s face it: college is expensive. As the East County Californian has rightly noted in numerous articles in recent years, a whopping $1.5 trillion in student loan debt sits on the shoulders of some 44 million borrowers – or […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Invites Nonprofits to Grants Workshop

Event Aims to Encourage East County Health Organizations to Submit Applications LA MESA, Calif. (May 22, 2019) —- Grossmont Healthcare District invites health-related nonprofits to a free public grants workshop from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18 at the Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St., in La Mesa. The Grossmont Healthcare […]

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Meet Our 2019 Healthcare Heroes

Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local health organizations, working alongside doctors, nurses, community health workers, neighborhood navigators, community paramedics, and pharmacists to address the community’s medical and social needs. Each year, the Grossmont Healthcare District recognizes volunteer “Healthcare Heroes” who improve health and quality of life for East Region residents. Nominated […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Invests in Promising Students

Organization Awards Eight East County College Students with $17,000 in Grants LA MESA, Calif. (April 23) —- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board continues to invest in promising healthcare students, recently awarding $17,000 in grants to eight East County college students pursuing careers in the health field. The GHD supports access to career opportunities by […]

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