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Advancing Community wellness in the Coachella Valley

Desert Hot Springs: A Place-Based Initiative

District funds committed to date:
To support health access and health service improvements in the city of Desert Hot Springs, California

10-Year Plan to Improve Healthcare Access in DHS

2003 to 2013

GOAL: Borrego Health clinics provide healthcare and dental care in three locations
STATUS: 2003-2013
GOAL: Physician ratio increased, changing Health Professional Shortage Area designation
STATUS: 2003-2013
GOAL: Dental providers increased to 4 FTE with dental clinic embedded at the Wellness Center
STATUS: 2003-2013
GOAL: Innovative financing for Community Health & Wellness Center adapted by Desert Recreation District as a funding model
STATUS: 2003-2013
GOAL: Mental health services increased through Family Services of the Desert, Riverside County Department of Mental Health, Borrego Health Foundation and UCR School of Medicine
STATUS: 2003-2013