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Cancer treatment center opens

A grand opening ceremony was held Oct. 24 at the City of Hope’s cancer treatment center in Upland. The 25,000-square-foot facility offers medical oncology and infusion and has nine cancer specialists, 25 exam rooms, two procedure rooms and 23 infusion chairs, including two chairs in private rooms, according to a …

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Newsom signs bill that protects hospital patients

A bill sponsored by Sen. Connie M. Leyva, D-Chino, that will protect hospital patients and reinforce nurse staffing requirement has been signed into law. SB 227, which Gov. Gavin Newsom approved Saturday, requires the state Department of Public Health to conduct surprise visits to hospitals to inspect for compliance with nurse …

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Riverside County OK’s agreement with in-home workers

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved an agreement with the domestic workers union employed by the county. The contract with United Domestic Workers AFCSME Local 3930 locks in the preset wage of in-home support service workers, which was increased to $12 an hour in January, according to a …

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ARMC to hold annual gala

The Arrowhead Regional Medical Center Foundation is scheduled to host its sixth annual Gala & Award Dinner next month. The event, a fundraiser for the 456-bed teaching hospital in Colton that’s operated by San Bernardino County, is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Doubletree Hotel …

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Groundbreaking to mark laboratory expansion

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to be held today on a laboratory expansion at the Riverside University Health System-Public Health. Construction on the $13.9 million project began in July and is expected to be completed by December 2020, according to a statement. Built in 1989, the 4,700-square foot laboratory is …

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Grant will help RUHS fight opioids

Riverside University Health System has received a $7.1 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that will be used to help prevent opioid overdoses in Riverside County. The three-year donation will also be used to identify county residents who have had adverse childhood and community experiences that could …

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