Jasper says goodbye after 7 years of service

Harry Jasper said goodbye to those gathered at the Southern Humboldt Community Clinic on Jan. 27 in a warm ceremony recognizing his seven years of service as Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District. But, things were less festive when Jasper was first hired. Attending the ceremony and explaining the economic environment Read More »

Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two scholarship programs for nursing students and students pursuing careers as medical health technicians. Deadline to receive applications for both scholarship programs is 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Applicants for both scholarships must reside within the boundaries of GHD for a minimum of one year, Read More »

PMHD, Heffernan Memorial Healthcare enter into agreement

The Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District Board of Directors under new board leadership voted 5-0 this week to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District to bolster and meet the needs for more enhanced health services provided to the residents of the city of Calexico. “I see this as an exciting Read More »

Beach Cities Health District Announces New Chief Medical Advisor

Eric Garner, Beach Cities Health District – (541) 413-2880; eric.garner@bchd.org  REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Beach Cities Health District (BCHD), one of the largest preventive health agencies in the U.S., recently announced the hiring of William Kim, M.D., as its new Chief Medical Advisor. Kim will be asked to serve as the primary Read More »

Nonprofits collaborate to open food pharmacy

Samaritan House and Second Harvest Food Bank, with support from the Sequoia Healthcare District, officially opened a Food Pharmacy Wednesday where low-income patients with diabetes can “fill” prescriptions for free nutritious food. The Food Pharmacy is thought to be the first of its kind in California, located at the Samaritan House Redwood City Free Clinic Read More »

Cielo Vista unveils free community fitness center

Family, students and staff at Cielo Vista Charter School in Palm Springs can now use the school’s recently opened fitness center for free through a $70,000 grant from the Desert Healthcare District. The grant, which paid for gym equipment including a treadmill, an elliptical, sets of weights and several other machines, is part of Cielo Read More »