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Grants will help Inland nonprofits provide COVID vaccines

Ten Inland Empire nonprofits have received grants from Health Net that will help increase vaccinations in communities hit hard by COVID. Those grants are part of $4.5 donation Health Net is making statewide to more than 80 nonprofits to increase vaccine equity, according to a statement. “After serving California’s most vulnerable …

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Casa Colina named one of top rehab centers in U.S.

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare in Pomona has been named one of the top physical rehabilitation centers in the United States by Newsweek. The list, which named Casa Colina 10th among 230 facilities, is based on the quality of care, service, follow-up care, and accommodation and amenities, according …

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Colina scores strong financial rating

CSUSB street medicine program receives grant

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare has been given an A-rating by Standard & Poors. The Pomona nonprofit has a “strong capacity” to meet its financial commitments based on the Standard & Poors global rating scale, the hospital said in a statement Tuesday. “This S&P rating is an independent …

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Booster shots available in IE

Booster shots available in IE

Vaccination sites in Riverside and San Bernardino counties are now administering booster shots, now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster. Vaccine is available for people 65 years old or older, residents in long-term care, and people ages 18-64 with underlying medical conditions, according to …

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Non-profit healthcare facility opens in Riverside

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Neighborhood Healthcare, a non-profit that provides medical, dental, and behavioral health services, has expanded into Riverside. The company, which works in Riverside and San Diego counties, has opened a two-story facility that includes an 8,000 square-foot health center and a 19,000 square-foot elderly care facility, according to a statement. Both …

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Trauma center gets level one designation

Riverside University trauma center receives level one designation

The Riverside University Health System-Medical Center has been designated a level one trauma center by the Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency. Level one, the highest designation, allows the facility to treat the most critically injured patients, according to a statement on the county’s website. Severely-injured patients taken to the …

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