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New health insurance for small businesses

Cigna, the global healthcare provider, and Oscar Health Inc. are now offering medical insurance to small businesses in eight California submarkets, including the Inland Empire. Covered employees will have access to virtual doctor visits 24 hours a day seven days a week with no co-pay, low cost prescription medicine, behavioral …

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UCR medical school building gets final OK

Final approval has been given for the construction of UC Riverside’s School of Medicine’s Education Building II. The University of California Regents recently gave the last approval needed to begin construction, vote which includes a construction budget, final design plans and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, according to a …

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Plasma donation center opens in Moreno Valley

CSUSB street medicine program receives grant

BioLife Plasma Services, a subsidiary of the global pharmaceutical company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., will open a plasma donation center in Moreno Valley. Collections are scheduled to begin this weekend at the facility at 23727 Sunnymead Blvd., according to a statement. “With plasma donations lower than usual throughout the pandemic …

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Medical oxygen depot established in Riverside County

The State of California Emergency Medical Services Authority and the Riverside County Emergency Management Department have established an oxygen depot at an undisclosed location in the county. The depot is made up of two large oxygen tanks that will be available to hospitals in Riverside County and surrounding counties, according …

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Tribal grant to pay for health center at CGU

Claremont Graduate University has received a $14 million grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The gift, scheduled to be announced Tuesday, will be used to buy the 23,000-square-foot Huntley Bookstore in the heart of the Claremont Colleges and convert the 50-year-old building into a health research center,  …

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Street Medicine program gets grant

The Street Medicine Program at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert campus has received $50,000 from the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation. The grant will be used to help improve healthcare in underserved communities, provide more mobile medical clinics and improve health-related infrastructure in the Coachella Valley, according to a …

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