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2018 Kids Care Fest in Lemon Grove offered healthcare screenings and services for hundreds of children and families

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) provided hundreds of free health screenings and services at its recent Kids Care Fest, an annual event where families learn more about preventable health conditions and connect with providers for future care. Held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Lemon Grove Recreation Center, this year’s Kids Care Fest featured a […]

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Scholarship Spotlight: Justin Fatoohi

Justin Fatoohi is a 2014 GHD high school health scholarship winner and graduate of Grossmont Middle College High School. Justin is also a recent graduate of San Diego State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, but he says he’s not done! Nearly four and a half years after receiving a GHD […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Will Transition From At-Large to Zone-Based Elections

On October 19, 2018, the Grossmont Healthcare District Board of Directors adopted Resolution No. 05-18, “Resolution of the Grossmont Healthcare District Outlining the Intention to Transition From At-Large To District-Based Elections Pursuant to Elections Code 10010(e)(J)(A).” This site will be updated with additional information as the process moves forward. Background Grossmont Healthcare District (“District”), like […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues food assistance support to East County residents

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of community organizations working to address hunger and food insecurity among residents in the East County Region with recent grants totaling $85,500 to three food distribution nonprofits, including Meals on Wheels, Jewish Family Service, and the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. “We want to […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support for community organizations serving homeless, refugee populations

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of community organizations that assist specialized populations in the East Region, including homeless and refugee groups, with recent grants to Crisis House and Survivors of Torture International. A $6,500 grant to Crisis House will help the El Cajon-based organization present Project Homeless Connect-East County (PHC), a […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continuing to support community organizations addressing medical needs including addiction and heart conditions

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its sponsorship of community events that are assisting East County residents with recovery from addiction, heart and stroke conditions, and treatment of other medical needs. The GHD board recently approved sponsorships to three community organizations addressing these patient needs, including the McAlister Institute, American Heart Association and Grossmont […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support of Burn Institute

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of the Burn Institute, a non-profit health agency dedicated to supporting burn survivors and reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego County. The GHD board recently approved a $34,000 grant to support the Burn Institute’s community-based fire and burn prevention education program […]

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Creating Health Career Pathways for Local Students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) supports health-related programming in San Diego’s East Region, including equitable healthcare workforce development. Students thinking about a career in health may benefit from our partnerships with Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD), Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD), and other community partners to expand health career and education opportunities […]

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Insights from Our First Community Grants Program Workshop

Last month, Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) kicked off its 2018-19 Community Grants Program for the benefit of community health care organizations serving the needs of local residents. Since 1996 when the program was established, the District has awarded over $52 million in grants and sponsorships. Those public monies have supported community based nonprofit organizations and […]

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