Women & Children

Finding Healing Through Art

During the pandemic, Keziah “Kezzy” Olivar started painting portraits of her Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center co-workers as a way to heal. Her project has been so successful that she now has her own gallery on the ED walls. 

A Special First for Sharp Mary Birch 

After Annie Keeling’s placenta abrupted while giving birth to her son, Leo, he became the first baby at Sharp Mary Birch to receive therapeutic hypothermia in the neurologic intensive care nursery to reduce swelling to his brain and any long-term damage.

2022 CHNA Highlights Top Community Needs

Yesterday, some of you may have received an email with an advance copy of the 2022 HASD&IC Community Health Needs Assessment. While it’s not available publicly yet, wanted to share a few thoughts ahead of its upcoming release.

5 Things To Know: Medi-Cal Expansion, HASD&IC Partnership Championed, Youth Drug Webinar

IMPERIAL VALLEY HOMELESSNESS: At the April 12 Imperial County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Imperial Valley Continuum of Care Council Administrative Entity provided details of how they are addressing homelessness and overall accomplishments so far. Updates include a redesign of an operating Coordinated Entry System, the entity’s pandemic response (a region-wide survey to understand needs), […]