Healthcare district will award 44 scholarships to high school students

As published in San Diego Tribune, Spring 2021by Karen Pearlman LA MESA —  Grossmont Healthcare District on Friday will award 44 scholarships to students from 22 East County high schools for the 2020-21 school year. The district is a public agency that supports health-related community programs and services in East County. Its five-member board of directors are set to […]

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Healthcare district awards $1.3 million in grants in 2020-2021 to prioritize East County’s health needs

To further advance the foundations of healthcare in East County, the Grossmont Healthcare District awarded over $1.3 million in grants and sponsorships to local nonprofits and health organizations during the fiscal year of 2020-21. The district since 1996 has supported a variety of local nonprofit health-related organizations through its grant program, looking to address healthcare […]

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Could bacteria buildup on your glasses cause COVID-19?

As published in The East County Californian, February 2021by Michael A. Emerson The best answer is: it’s possible. Viruses are easily transferred to our hands from our surroundings, then to our glasses when we adjust or take them on and off. Those who use eyeglasses to read or drive are all too familiar with how often we […]

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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 of medical services for their children.  Fifty years later, San Ysidro Health […]

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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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