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The Growing Need for Rural Health Care Providers

                        As a leader in the rural and low-income community, San Ysidro Health is an innovative, dynamic health organization committed to providing services to all who need them. Originally established along the border in 1969, the organization was founded by seven women in search […]

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Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Grossmont Healthcare District Partner to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Superstation

Sharp Grossmont Hospital in collaboration with the Grossmont Healthcare District and San Diego County Health and Human Services are hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for local health care workers. On its first day, over 850 health care workers received their first dose of the vaccine. Effective 01/18/2021, healthcare workers, others in Phase 1A (all […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Announces Search for New CEO

Grossmont Healthcare District (based in La Mesa) is a special district supporting health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region. This position offers an exciting opportunity for executive-level management professionals with career emphasis in health policy, health programs, and/or public health to join the District as its new Chief Executive Officer. Career […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Announces More than $210,000 in Scholarships for Those Working in or Entering the Healthcare Field

LA MESA, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2020) – The Grossmont Healthcare District recently announced new scholarship opportunities worth more than $210,000 for local students and professionals working in or entering the healthcare field. Each year, a portion of the overall agency grants and sponsorships budget has been allocated for scholarship programs offered to local students living, […]

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I Quit: The Great American Smokeout

As published in The East County Californian, November 2020 by Robert “Bob” Ayres “I Quit.” Ah, what sweet words to hear. The Great American Smokeout Day on November 19, 2020, is not just one day, but a moment for all to commit to quit smoking or vaping. The American Cancer Society sponsors this annual event […]

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Simulation Technology and Virtual Learning Prepare Future Healthcare Workers for a ‘New Normal’

As published in Santee Magazine, Summer 2020 by Virginia Hall, RN Simulation training and virtual learning for future healthcare workers is now more important than ever, offering responsive technology to practice real-life medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. With a $100,000 grant recently awarded by the Grossmont Healthcare District, the Grossmont Health Occupations Center […]

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Don’t ignore stroke symptoms

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 10, 2020 By Scott Evans, CEO, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Barry M. Jantz, CEO Grossmont Healthcare District It was after a 10,000-mile return flight from Africa, when Lakeside resident and celebrity wildlife conservationist Joan Embery arrived at Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s emergency department. She was on […]

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How art thou?

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 10, 2020 Gloria Chadwick, RN How art thou during this pandemic of enormous magnitude? A whole new social lifestyle has emerged, and cabin fever has strained those with little to do to keep themselves occupied. The good news is, there are therapeutic past times to […]

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