Mobile Medical Clinic Coming to Coachella Valley

Local community associates welcome to tour, discover much more about District’s new 26-foot cell medical clinic

PALM SPRINGS — A new, 26-foot, $336,500, cellular medical clinic will quickly be offering health care and connected solutions to underserved Coachella Valley communities in want.

The Desert Health care District and Basis purchased he cell clinical clinic previously this year with $175,000 in grant aid from Coachella Valley Useful resource Conservation District. The picture over is a variation of a cellular clinic. The real clinic will be unveiled to community companions on Friday, Dec. 2. Until finally then, it’s remaining stored beneath wraps.

The unveiling and ribbon-reducing ceremony will consider place at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Desert Regional Health-related Heart campus — in the grassy region involving the most important hospital entrance and Jerry Stergios Constructing at 1140 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.

It will consist of excursions of the clinic, which involves two evaluation rooms, a lavatory, and a blood-draw chair. Attendees also can hope light-weight refreshments, no cost health and fitness screenings, and remarks by community leaders.

The well being solutions that will be accessible that working day are flu photographs, blood force checks, and overall body mass index (BMI) screenings — provided by Desert Physicians Healthcare Team (DPMG) Health and fitness, the husband or wife that will license and operate the clinic. Other companions whose assistance assisted to make the cellular clinic a truth are Increasing Coachella Valley, and California Point out University San Bernardino – Nursing Software.

“The cellular clinic provides the District and its terrific companions another option to put health equity into observe in the Coachella Valley,” Conrado Bárzaga, MD, Desert Healthcare District and Foundation CEO, claimed in a assertion. “It eliminates many of the obstacles that exist for susceptible people trying to get health care care, these kinds of as taking time off from work or faculty and locating transportation to the closest health care facility.”

The event speakers will be:

  • Blaine Carian, Coachella Valley Source Conservation District Vice-President
  • Gemma Kim, MD, spouse and children medication expert with Desert Medical professionals Clinical Team Health and fitness (DPMG)
  • George Tudor, founding president of Developing Coachella Valley
  • Conrado Bárzaga, MD, Desert Healthcare District and Basis CEO

“We are so psyched to get the job done with the Desert Healthcare District to deliver our vision of bridging well being and group into actuality so that we can proceed to supply the optimum quality and personalised care to the underserved populations in the valley that is individual-, loved ones-, and community-centered,” Dr. Tae Kim of DPMG Wellness mentioned in a assertion.

Blaine Carian and George Tudor the two take pleasure in that the cellular clinic will supply accessibility to wellness services that was not beforehand offered to the farmworker populace in the japanese valley.

The want for a mobile professional medical unit was highlighted through the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Carian reported. “When agricultural staff were considered crucial, the ag group set up internet sites for vaccinations. This was helpful but complicated. Everybody concerned was wanting for an much easier process.”

Thinking of that the Coachella Valley Source Conservation District’s geographic boundaries are equivalent to Desert Healthcare District’s, Carian claimed his organization’s give to assistance pay for the cell clinic was a “perfect fit.”

Tudor stated, “The capacity to tell my workers that throughout do the job hours we will give them with healthcare products and services onsite is a success story for all associated, Tudor Ranch as an employer, and all of Tudor Ranch’s staff members.”

If you would like to attend the cell clinic unveiling on Dec. 2, make sure you RSVP by email to Alejandro Espinoza ([email protected]) and Andrea Hayles ([email protected]) of the Desert Health care District and Basis.

A agenda of dates, times and places for the cellular clinic is staying planned and will be posted on and social media web-sites by the stop of the yr.



Image Resources

  • Mobile Health Clinic: Kern County Public Health and fitness