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Scholarship Spotlight: Sara Shayya, RN

We recently caught up with Sara Shayya, a 2015 recipient of the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, and graduate of Grossmont College’s Nursing Program in the same year. Today, Sara is a Registered Nurse in the Neurovascular/Stroke Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, where she started as a nursing assistant when she was just 20 years […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for nursing, health tech students

  The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two 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 for 18 […]

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Kids Care Fest offered one-stop for healthcare services for hundreds of local children and families

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) provided hundreds of free health screenings and services at its recent Kids Care Fest, where several families discovered preventable health conditions and as a result connected with providers for future care. Held at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds in October, this year’s Kids Care Fest featured a variety of health care […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to Home of Guiding Hands

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Home of Guiding Hands (HGH), an El Cajon-based non-profit organization that provides services, training and advocacy to infants, adolescents and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The GHD board recently approved a $69,000 grant that will help provide nursing care to HGH clients who live […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to Jewish Family Service of San Diego

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Jewish Family Service (JFS) of San Diego’s food assistance program, which alleviates food insecurity in San Diego’s East County region. The GHD board recently approved a $40,000 grant that will help cover expenses for the JFS Foodmobile program that delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors, […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to San Diego Regional Fire & Emergency Services Foundation

The Grossmont Healthcare District is continuing its support of the San Diego Regional Fire & Emergency Services Foundation (Fire Foundation) with a $116,459 grant for mobile data computers (MDCs), which will provide address and mapping information to first responders during medical emergencies and brush fires in rural back country areas of the county. The GHD […]

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Inter-Governmental Transfers: Benefitting Grossmont Hospital

For the eighth straight year, Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is doubling the positive impact of locally-generated tax dollars on the community through a program that accesses matching funds from the federal government to benefit Grossmont Hospital. GHD participates in an Inter-Governmental Transfer program as part of our mission to protect local resources at Grossmont Hospital. […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Student Spotlight

Noemi Avenido, Mount Miguel High School, Class of 2017 As part of its mission to address unmet healthcare needs in East Region communities, the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) provides scholarship opportunities to high school and college students pursuing careers in healthcare. The Board of Directors unanimously voted to continue offering these opportunities during the 2017-2018 […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to Mountain Health & Community Services

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Mountain Health & Community Services, Inc., a non-profit community health center that provides primary care services to low-income and medically underserved residents, many of whom live in rural San Diego County communities. The GHD board recently approved a $70,000 grant that will provide dental services […]

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