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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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RUHS receives state grant

The Riverside University Health System has received a $625,000 grant from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development that it will use to increase its primary care. The grant will allow the health system to train more residents on campus and provide them with more resources, according to a …

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Urgent care center opens

Riverside University trauma center receives level one designation

One of the Inland Empire’s oldest medical groups has opened an urgent care center in Beaumont. Beaver Medical Group’s facility at the Sundance Corporate Center, 839 N. Highland Springs Ave., has digital x-ray machines and onsite phlebotomy services, according to a statement. The company, which plans to hire more physicians, …

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SB County sets up temporary care sites

San Bernardino County is establishing alternate care sites in response to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Each treatment site is meant to help local hospitals forced to deal with too many patients, according to a statement on the county’s website. One site has been established at parking lot 14 …

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