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California's monkeypox response so far has been ineffective. Let's apply lessons from COVID

Equity in healthcare means providing care that does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, geographic location, and socioeconomic status. 
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Monkeypox Resource Guide: What you should know to protect yourself

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While vaccines are limited at this time, Riverside County health officials are providing vaccines to Coachella Valley healthcare providers as they become available. Local providers administering vaccines include Borrego HealthDAP Health and Eisenhower Medical Center.

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Desert Healthcare District & Foundation Awards 5 Grants Supporting Behavioral Health Services for Children and Families

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The grantees, which range from schools to a homeless shelter, propose to use the funds to provide ongoing and new services that aim to expand community access to behavioral/mental health services.

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Coachella Valley Equity Collaborative Presents August 2022 Self-Care Challenge

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During the month of August, the challenge presents an activity designed to ease the worries and stresses that many have experienced since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is an activity for each of the month's 31 days.
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Desert Healthcare District Board Approves $2 Million Grant In Support of Coachella Valley Behavioral Health Initiative

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With input from the Behavioral Health Initiative, Riverside University Health System recently launched a marketing campaign to increase access to and awareness of behavioral health services among farmworkers. Coachella Valley residents can expect to see more outcomes from the initiative over the next six months.
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