Important COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Safety Updates

A Message to the Public (last updated: July 13, 2020) Friends, colleagues, and residents within the Grossmont Healthcare District, Due to increased awareness and precautions surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Grossmont Healthcare District (including the Herrick Community Health Care Library) is strongly advising residents and community groups to review the following information from the County of […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Showing Eyesight Some Love

February’s Low Vision Awareness Month Focuses on Getting Eyes Checked LA MESA, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2020) —- February is Low Vision Awareness Month, reminding Americans there’s no better time to show your precious eyesight some love. By 2030, the Braille Institute of America reports the number of Americans with visual impairments is projected to reach […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Funds $3M for Behavioral Health Programs

Feds Match Provides $6M to Support Sharp Grossmont Hospital LA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2020) —- The Grossmont Healthcare District board recently approved $3 million in support of behavioral health programs at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, which will be fully matched by federal funding to provide critical hospital services for the most underserved populations. The Grossmont […]

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Resolve to Advance Your Healthcare Career in 2020

Grossmont Healthcare District Offers $71,000 in Continuing Education Scholarships LA MESA, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Ready to advance your career in the New Year? The Grossmont Healthcare District now offers new scholarship opportunities worth $71,000 for post-baccalaureate degrees in the fields of behavioral health and registered nursing. With national student loan debt at an […]

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East County Helps Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season

Grossmont Healthcare District Invests Nearly $70,000 For Food Assistance LA MESA, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2019) – If you randomly selected seven people in East San Diego County, odds are that one of those people will go home to little or no food, according to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, a grant recipient […]

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GHD Bond Oversight Committee puts bow on completed Grossmont Hospital projects

Citizens’ group presents final report to the public LA MESA, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) successfully wrapped up 12 years of Proposition G construction improvements at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, financed by over $260 million in funds approved by voters in 2006, according to the Proposition G Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight […]

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Children’s Vision should not be overlooked

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, September 15, 2019 Michael Emerson, RDO, FNAO Summer is almost over and children are starting school again all around East San Diego County. While we hear messages and see signs everywhere for flu shots, dental screenings, and other important back-to-school health checks, children’s vision is sometimes […]

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