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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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Grossmont Healthcare District, Sharp Grossmont Hospital celebrate completion of Central Energy Plant

Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa and the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), the public agency that serves as landlord of the hospital’s buildings and property on behalf of taxpayers, recently celebrated the completion of the hospital’s taxpayer-funded Central Energy Plant (CEP). Construction of the over $50 million new plant was financed through Proposition G, a […]

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Voters return two incumbents and add new member to Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors

Two longtime Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board members retained their seats in the recent November 2016 election, plus voters elected a new face to join the five-member board that represents more than 500,000 people residing in the district’s 750 square miles in East County. East County voters reelected Robert “Bob” Ayres and Michael Emerson to […]

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Randolph Lenac is appointed to the ACHD Board of Directors

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD), a statewide trade association for California’s several healthcare districts, has announced that Randy Lenac has joined the ACHD Board of Directors. Lenac has served since July 2014 as a member of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors in San Diego County. GHD represents more than 500,000 […]

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