Virtual Workshop Kicks Off New Grant Cycle for Nonprofits Serving East County LA MESA, CA (May 2021) – Grossmont Healthcare District has announced a free public grants workshop from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 8, ahead of its upcoming grant cycle opening on July 1, 2021. Health-related nonprofits serving residents in East San […]
Center for Community Solutions is a nonprofit whose mission is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice. Their prevention programs use education as a tool to break the cycle of violence and prevent violence before it happens. CCS believes that violence is preventable: violence is a […]
As published in The East County Californian, May 2021By Randy Lenac The leading cause of death in the US is heart disease; in correctional facilities, it’s suicide. Compared to the outside world, the population of incarcerated people has always had the greatest rates of mental diagnoses. Recently, that number has risen exponentially. Between 2009 and 2019, the […]
Illinois Healthcare Executive Christian Wallis Selected as New CEO of the Grossmont Healthcare District
LA MESA (May 3, 2021) —- The Grossmont Healthcare District announced today that Christian Wallis of the Chicago area has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer for the public agency supporting health related programs and services in East San Diego County. An employment agreement has set his contract for a two-year term beginning May […]
COVID-19 Community Updates
COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in San Diego County. They are being distributed in phases. The County is working to establish multiple vaccination sites and is partnering with other healthcare facilities to complete COVID-19 vaccinations.
Free Online Health Resources
Our Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library provides a wide array of online health resources available to the general public promoting overall health and awareness. A broad range of events and activities are also available, including virtual webinars and crafts for families and children.
Local Clinics and Health Centers
Residents of the Grossmont Healthcare District can save time and money by going to a community clinic or urgent care when a hospital emergency room is not needed. The following list of clinics and urgent care services are located within District boundaries, and support our residents in accessing suitable and affordable care.
Annual Report 2020
Best said by our CEO Barry Jantz, last year our mission “was challenged more than ever… as we aimed to remove barriers and create opportunities for residents and local health organizations in the time of a public health crisis.” We are proud to present to you our annual report, showcasing what we have done to serve you, our East County residents, the reason for our mission.