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Grossmont Healthcare District supporting East County Family YMCA

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has awarded a $29,900 grant to the East County Family YMCA to provide ongoing access to programs for seniors and people living with special needs and disabilities. “We are grateful for the support of the Grossmont Healthcare District, which gives us the ability to continue to improve our community’s health […]

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Lindsey Ryan, Sharp Grossmont nurse, joins hospital construction monitoring citizens group

The volunteer citizens group monitoring the spending of millions of dollars in public funds for new and improved patient care facilities at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa has a new member. Lindsey Ryan, the hospital’s Manager of Nursing Education and Professional Development, has joined the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC). ICBOC members are […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District will award 39 scholarships to healthcare scholars from 20 high schools

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, will award $88,500 in scholarships to 39 high school students who have expressed interest in a career as a healthcare professional. The scholarships will be presented at the GHD board meeting on Friday, […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District is supporting License to Freedom

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has awarded a $10,000 grant to License to Freedom, an El Cajon-based nonprofit that assists Middle Eastern refugees and immigrants with cultural assimilation and health education. The grant will support License to Freedom’s community outreach efforts, particularly as they relate to cultural adjustment to American healthcare norms. Outreach includes providing […]

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Final construction contract awarded for Proposition G improvements at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Grossmont Healthcare District selects Swinerton Builders to complete Heart & Vascular Center More than a decade after East County voters approved Proposition G, a $247 million bond measure that provided taxpayer funds for improvements at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, the final construction contract was awarded to San Diego-based Swinerton Builders by Grossmont Healthcare District. The $10.2 […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District supporting new Campo health clinic with $1 million grant

A new backcountry healthcare clinic currently under construction in Campo will have $1 million for new medical equipment thanks to the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), an East County regional public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region. GHD’s board of directors recently approved a $1 million grant […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2017 Healthcare Heroes Awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2017 Healthcare Heroes Awards. Now in its 11th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program honoring volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality health services in the East County region. Nominees may include any individual volunteer or volunteer(s) of organizations who demonstrate […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District elects 2017 board officers

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently elected its board officers for the 2017 calendar year. Michael Emerson was elected as board president, Gloria Chadwick as vice president and Virginia Hall, GHD’s newest board member, as secretary. Board member Robert “Bob” Ayres, previous board president since July 2014, was selected by Emerson to serve as board […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District provided hundreds of free health care screenings for children at 2016 Kids Care Fest

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County, provided free health care screenings at its recent 2016 Kids Care Fest event held Nov. 5 at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds. Hundreds of children received free health care screenings at the 15th annual event. Kids […]

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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 medical health technicians. Nursing students are invited to apply for a scholarship of up to $3,000. Applicants must provide evidence of current enrollment in a registered nursing program approved by the Accreditation […]

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