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New 'clinic on wheels' brings COVID, flu vaccines to farmworkers

Approximately 300 COVID-19 and 100 flu vaccines were set aside for vaccination sites at Tudor Ranch Inc. and Headstart Nursery on Jan. 19. Those who got a shot in the arm also received a $20 gift card for groceries or gas. Basic check-ups and consultations were available in the mobile clinic.
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Nueva clínica móvil busca ampliar el acceso a servicios de salud en el este del valle de Coachella

En el este del valle de Coachella una nueva clínica sobre ruedas recorrerá los campos para brindar atención médica a los trabajadores agrícolas.
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Healthcare District Board welcomes Director Barraza and names 2023 officers

A head shot of Kimberly Barraza facing the camera. Submitted Photo
Director Evett PerezGil is elected to serve as Board president, with Directors Carmina Zavala, Carole Rogers and Arthur Shorr completing the Board's new leadership.
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Desert Healthcare District unveils mobile clinic to provide care to underserved residents

A new mobile medical clinic is parked at DRMC in Palm Springs. Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Staff Photo
Services that will be provided include check-ups, vaccinations and procedures, such as laceration repair or skin lesion treatment. Fifty to 100 Coachella Valley residents could be served per day, depending on the type of services needed, according to Dr. Gemma Kim, Desert Physicians Medical Group Health chief academic officer.
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