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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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Grossmont Healthcare District will hold second public hearing to review proposed maps for zone-based elections

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has taken the next step as part of its transition from district-wide to zone-based elections for its five-member board of directors. Draft maps showing proposed boundaries for five zones across GHD’s 750-square-mile district are now available for public review. The public is invited to review the maps and provide input […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District awarded $94,500 in scholarships to healthcare scholars from 21 high schools

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) awarded $94,500 in scholarships to 42 high school seniors who have expressed interest in a career as a healthcare professional. The scholarships were presented at the GHD board meeting on Friday, March 15. The students from 21 local high schools in the East Region were selected by school administrators for […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District unveils proposed maps now available for public’s review for zone-based elections

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has taken the next step as part of its transition from district-wide to zone-based elections for its five-member board of directors. Tentative maps showing proposed boundaries for five zones across GHD’s 750-square-mile district are now available for public review on the GHD website. The public is invited to review the […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards. Now in its 13th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program recognizing volunteers who advance the delivery of health services and quality of life in the East County region. “Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local […]

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