Fallbrook Regional Health District grows affordable public health services by 35% for low and fixed income populations

The Fallbrook Regional Health District board at the regular board meeting on June 14 approved $858,721.35 in affordable public health services for 16 applicant agencies providing 21 programs, accounting for a 35 percent increase – or $224,413 more in public health services over last year. The no-cost health services will benefit about 75,000 low- and Read More »

Antelope Valley Hospital Auxiliary presents Healthcare Career Scholarships to 10 recent graduates (Antelope Valley Healthcare District)

For the 23rd consecutive year, the Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) Auxiliary presented $1,000 scholarships to 10 high school seniors who are planning to pursue a career in healthcare. Chosen from a pool of 84 applicants, each of the recipients has a minimum 3.5 grade point average; graduated from a local high school; and has been Read More »

Marin Healthcare District opens 10,000 square foot “health care hub”

The Marin Healthcare District has opened a $2.2 million health care hub in Novato. Patients at the 10,000-square-foot medical office at 75 Rowland Way can receive primary care, behavioral health services, surgeries and more. “We’ve created a multi-specialty hub of medicine,” said Joel Sklar, chief medical officer for Marin General Hospital, which is overseen by Read More »

Grossmont Healthcare District presents $150,000 grant to Volunteers in Medicine

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently hosted a check presentation ceremony with Maureen Hartin, CEO of Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) San Diego. The ceremony celebrated GHD’s ongoing support of VIM, including a $150,000 grant awarded during GHD’s current fiscal year. GHD’s grant will assist with paying for diagnostic test lab tests and fees as well Read More »

Los Medanos Community Healthcare District grant provides Books to Bikes program for Pittsburg kids

The Pittsburg Arts and Community Foundation (“PACF”) has kicked off its new Books to Bikes program. For the program, PACF will donate a mini-library of 10 books and a bike to 25 to 30 low-income children in the El Pueblo neighborhood. The program was made possible by a grant from the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District. Read More »

Arrow Benefits Group allocates $100,000 for donation to place life-saving AED machines in businesses throughout community (Petaluma Health Care District)

Arrow Benefits Group has allocated an unprecedented $100,000 in order to place AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machines with employers throughout the local community over the course of the next five years. This builds on its Arrow Wellness Initiative, which was established two years ago to offer free CPR and first-aid classes to its clients and Read More »

John C. Fremont Healthcare District to offer Certified Nursing Assistant paid training program

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering a Nursing Assistant Training Program. The start date of the training program is July 10, and it runs for 8 weeks through September 1, 2017. The application deadline is Monday, June 12. This is a paid on-the-job training program in which trainees are hired as temporary employees. Trainees Read More »

Petaluma Health Care District honors community leader and three non-profits with second annual Community Health Awards

Petaluma Health Care District (PHCD) is pleased to announce the recipients of its second annual Community Health Awards, recognizing outstanding service benefitting the health and wellness needs of Southern Sonoma County residents. The awards are comprised of three categories – Health Hero, Nonprofit Equity and Golden Heart – and were established by PHCD as a Read More »

Healthcare Heroes Award winners of 2017 (Grossmont Healthcare District)

The Grossmont Healthcare District presented the eleventh annual Healthcare Heroes award at the Steele Canyon Golf Club. The Healthcare Heroes award are meant to be given to the unrecognized volunteers who assist in health care in San Diego’s East Region community. Barry Jantz, CEO of Grossmont Healthcare District, said that at nonprofits, clinics and other Read More »