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Miracle Babies and Berries Pop-Up Event to Benefit Launch of New Maternal Mental Health Program

| April 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Local nonprofit Miracle Babies will host the “Miracle Babies and Berries” pop-up event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sunday, April 24 at Carlsbad Strawberry Company,1050 Cannon Road in Carlsbad. Admission is $5 and proceeds will benefit the launch of My Brain & My Baby, the nonprofit’s new Maternal Mental Health (MMH) program. Community members […]

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Big Plans for Revitalization of the UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center

| April 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

As we all know, change is inevitable.  And sometimes adversity builds character.   Recently, many of you shared with me that you would like to be a part of the planning process and the discussions on developments happening in your community.  With that in mind, a Mission Hills neighbor shared with me information on a […]

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Bradley Court Introduces Much-Needed Behavioral Health Services in San Diego County

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Bradley Court Introduces Much-Needed Behavioral Health Services in San Diego County

Bradley Court, a skilled nursing facility belonging to Generations Healthcare, is now certified to treat clients who have both psychiatric and medical diagnoses. With that certification, half of the beds in the facility are dedicated to those whose chronic mental illness makes it prohibitive for them to be admitted to a standard skilled nursing facility. […]

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Soledad House Gains National Attention for Substance Abuse Treatment

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Soledad House Gains National Attention for Substance Abuse Treatment

For millions of women nationally, it’s another agonizing year with major drug and alcohol abuse, generating absolute desolation on so many personal and professional levels. Families, spouses, friends, and employers are desperately trying to navigate through this frightening environment, with very little real information or supporting expertise, on how to even begin to manage these […]

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California Expands Access

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California Expands Access

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California recently announced a $1.5 million investment in community-based programs aimed to reduce health disparities and improve health equity in San Diego. The funding will support initiatives from 17 San Diego organizations, including community- and faith-based organizations, educational institutions, federally qualified health centers and nonprofits, to address specific health needs of […]

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La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. Receives Top Quality Recognition

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. Receives Top Quality Recognition

La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc., doing business as La Maestra Community Health Centers, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides culturally and linguistically competent primary, specialty care, and social services to uninsured and underserved San Diegans, has earned Community Health Quality Recognition (CHQR) badges for its achievements in access to […]

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The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation Board of Directors has approved a grant in the amount of $1 million for Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Emergency Department redesign.   “The Conrad Prebys Foundation is pleased to support your impactful work, especially in this moment in history—when the need in our world has deepened tremendously,” said the Conrad Prebys Foundation’s Director of Grantmaking, Erin […]

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California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to 27 organizations to make the largest possible impact for homeless pets across the state.  “Last year was an untraditional year in our state’s animal shelters. By taking our COVID-19 operating learnings and applying them to our ‘new normal’, we’re seeing services improving […]

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13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

The 13th Annual Miracle Babies Superhero 5K will take place in-person from 7 a.m. to 11a.m. on Sunday, August 15 at NTC Park at Liberty Station in San Diego. All attendees are encouraged to grab their superhero cape and walk, run, fly or jog 3.1 miles to support NICU families along the way. On-site 5K […]

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Questions and Answers about Covid-19 Vaccines

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Questions and Answers about Covid-19 Vaccines

By Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath Many Americans have questions about Covid-19 vaccines – and rightfully so. There’s lots of information out there, and researchers are learning new details about the virus daily. But the science is very clear: Getting communities vaccinated is a crucial step to returning to “normal” life. Here are some answers to frequently […]

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