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Advancing Community wellness in the Coachella Valley
Summer Homeless Survival Fund
As desert temps rise this summer, often 110 degrees and higher, sleeping outside can be life-threatening. Please join a local effort to establish overnight shelters for homeless people in western Coachella Valley. Read more
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
More women die from ovarian cancer than any other cancer of the reproductive system, according to the CDC. New diagnoses are highest among white and Hispanic women. Learn more
Federal policy's local impact
A change in U.S. rule could have adverse effects on immigrant families and the Coachella Valley economy. Read more
Summer Homeless Survival Fund
As desert temps rise this summer, often 110 degrees and higher, sleeping outside can be life-threatening. Please join a local effort to establish overnight shelters for homeless people in western Coachella Valley. Read more
Community Resource Guide
Do you need housing or food assistance? How about a free health clinic? Search the Coachella Valley's resources at CVHIP.com or in this guide
Escape the Summer Heat
Many daytime cooling centers are available for residents during the intense heat of summer. Find one close to you in this Riverside County directory.
Summer Homeless Survival Fund
As desert temps rise this summer, often 110 degrees and higher, sleeping outside can be life-threatening. Please join a local effort to establish overnight shelters for homeless people in western Coachella Valley. Read more
Community Engagement
Coachella Valley residents participate in listening forums designed to help the District identify priorities in its newly annexed area.  Read more
Rezoning the District
Come fall 2019, where will you live in the Desert Healthcare District? Consider three maps that redraw the Coachella Valley into seven zones.  Read more
Operation Splash
About 100 Coachella Valley youths gathered June 8 at Bagdouma Park Swimcenter for a swim lesson and a ton of fun! Read more
Fit at Any Age
New class gives seniors a leg up on gaining strength and balance.
Where there's smoke ...
A new three-year study shows that 35.4 percent of U.S. youths, ages 3-17, were exposed to second-hand smoke. The greatest exposure was among those under 11. More findings

Community Grants Funded

$62,630,040.60
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Desert Healthcare District & Foundation

MISSION
To achieve optimal health at all stages of life for all District residents.

VISION
Connecting Coachella Valley residents to health and wellness services and programs through philanthropy, health facilities, information and community education, and public policy.

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Healthcare District invites community input on rezoning

Coachella Valley residents will have an opportunity on September 24 to help determine how their community and interests will be represented on the Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board of Directors. 
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State lawmakers earmark $10 million for homelessness services

People experiencing homelessness in the greater Palm Springs soon could see expanded services and programs thanks to a state budget bill provision for $10 million in one-time funding.
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Learn the findings in a Coachella Valley behavioral health needs assessment

What are the behavioral health needs and applicable services in the Coachella Valley? An update on facilities and a presentation on needs will be provided 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3 during an event put on by the Riverside County 4th Supervisorial District Behavioral Health Green Ribbon Committee.
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