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SGMH Participates in a County-Wide Ebola Drill

On Thursday, Nov. 20, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital participated in a Riverside County-wide Ebola drill, which tested the hospital’s response to a suspected Ebola patient. With the help of the Riverside County Department of Public Health, SGMH’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator … Continue reading

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San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Continues Ebola Preparation Measures

At San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, emergency preparedness always takes high priority. With the current Ebola epidemic, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital (SGMH), along with other California hospitals, continue to take extra measures to prepare staff in the screening, evaluating, and managing … Continue reading

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San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Holds Ebola Drill

On Friday, October 10, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital conducted a brief drill that tested the hospital’s response to a mock patient portraying a suspected Ebola patient. Jan Merrick, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, partnered with the Riverside County … Continue reading

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Heat Warning – COOL CENTERS TO BE ACTIVATED COUNTYWIDE

A heat warning is being issued across Riverside County as temperatures are expected to climb to well into the triple digits on Thursday and Friday (July 24-25). Cool centers in the affected areas will be open to provide relief to … Continue reading

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May Associate of the Month – Jan Merrick

Our Associate of the Month for May is our Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Jan Merrick.   Jan started her career with SGMH as an LVN in the Emergency Department.  She is an incredibly hard worker, often working long hours, and is … Continue reading

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Heat Warning for Parts of Riverside County and Desert Cities

Heat Warning for Various Desert Cities and surrounding areas of Riverside County 092913

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Heat alert for cool center activation extended for various cities in Riverside County

The heat alert for cool center activation has been extended and expanded for various cities in Riverside County, including Blythe, Cabazon, Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Indio, Lake Elsinore, La Quinta, Mesa Verde, North Shore, Palm Desert, Palm … Continue reading

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