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Desert Healthcare District & Foundation Board will conduct Feb. 27 meeting in Palm Springs

Five street signs groups together; each promoting "Board Meeting."
Starting at 5:30 p.m., the meeting will convene in the Jerry Stergios Building (El Mirador Tower bldg.) on the Desert Regional Medical Center campus in Palm Springs.
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Desert Healthcare District to honor community partners Jan. 27 at annual Palm Springs Health Run and Wellness Festival

OneFuture Coachella Valley and Desert Physicians Medical Group (DPMG) Health are recognized during the 2024 health and wellness event.
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Desert Healthcare District Board & staff recognize community partners in COVID-19 response

A member of CVEC approaches a podium where two women stand to hand out certificates of appreciation. Photo by District Staff
The objective of CVEC was to help ensure that the valley's traditionally underserved and most vulnerable residents gained access to tests, vaccines, education, and other COVID-19 resources.
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Desert Healthcare District & Foundation Board begins new year with leadership change

Two rows of the seven Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board Directors standing and facing the camera. Photo by Lani Garfield
Board Directors are elected to serve four-year terms by Coachella Valley voters. Each year, the Board elects a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.
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Desert Healthcare District & Foundation Board approves high-priority Strategic Plan goals for next 2 years

These goals and strategies will be considered when reviewing new grant applications that are received during the remainder of this fiscal year and through 2026.
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Desert Healthcare District provides $50K to support Coachella Valley families affected by tropical storm

The mountains topped by windmills are dark and underneath a dramatic sky. Stock Photo
Community partnerships facilitate aid to more than 120 families in need of healthcare and other resources in storm's aftermath.
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New Coachella Valley history book explores evolution of local healthcare from Hollywood to desert farms

Cover to the Desert Healthcare District and Foundation's history book. Designed by Angie Agnostino
The book commemorates the Desert Healthcare District’s 75th anniversary and chronicles the agency’s unique evolution from a hospital-centric organization to a community-focused partner to many Coachella Valley nonprofits.
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District and Foundation Video Explores Community-Based Response to COVID-19 in the Coachella Valley

Logo of the Coachella Valley Equity Collaborative. Staff Illustration
The video shows the origin and implementation of the public agency's pandemic response through the Coachella Valley Equity Collaborative, which has resulted in providing nearly 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses.
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