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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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Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors elects its 2019 board officers

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors has elected its 2019 board officers. Randy Lenac, who recently won reelection to his second four-year term, was elected as 2019 board president. Virginia Hall was elected as vice president and Robert “Bob” Ayres was elected as secretary. Lenac selected Gloria Chadwick to serve as treasurer. Also […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District commits $4 million for Comprehensive Stroke Center designation

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently announced it will allocate $4 million to partner with Sharp Grossmont Hospital in an effort to achieve the highest level of stroke patient care. The GHD board unanimously approved the expenditure that will provide resources for the hospital’s efforts to be designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2019. […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for nursing, health tech students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two of its 2019 scholarship programs, one for nursing students and another for students pursuing careers as health technicians. The nursing scholarship, called the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, is named after former GHD board member Richard Bea, a registered nurse who worked at Grossmont Hospital […]

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