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Advancing Community wellness in the Coachella Valley


New District Grants Provide $1.2 Million in Support For Behavioral Health, MPX Response and More

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The funds will provide support for a variety of healthcare services in the Coachella Valley, including those offered through a new mobile clinic that is expected to launch in December.
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Desert Healthcare District wins CEO & Trustee of the Year Awards at ACHD's 70th Annual Meeting

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The Association of California Healthcare Districts supports the diverse needs of the state's 76 healthcare districts through advocacy, education and other member services. Each year its recognizes the top leaders in healthcare for their contributions to the communities they serve. 
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Healthcare District Board Director Karen Borja Steps Down As 2 Residents Campaign for Her Seat

Two residents of eastern Coachella Valley, Kimberly Barraza, a health policy advisor, and Chauncey L. Thompson, a CPA firm director, have filed a Declaration of Candidacy to run for the Zone 6 seat that will be vacated by District Board President Karen Borja. 
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MPX Resource Guide: What you should know to protect yourself

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While vaccines are limited at this time, Riverside County health officials are providing vaccines to Coachella Valley healthcare providers as they become available. Local providers administering vaccines include Borrego HealthDAP Health and Eisenhower Medical Center.

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