North Coast Current

End of emergency services era at Palomar Health Downtown Campus

Dan Weisman, The Escondido Grapevine

February 12, 2016

Ending months of speculation, and anticipation, Palomar Health said Wednesday it would close its around-the-clock downtown Escondido emergency department on March 14. Once a major 319-bed regional medical center, the 555 E. Valley Parkway hospital, now called the Kaiser Permanente Palomar Health...

CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

Tri-City Medical Center ends Nifty After Fifty wellness partnership

North Coast Current

July 10, 2015

After a little more than a year, Tri-City Medical Center and Nifty After Fifty senior fitness centers have ended their partnership, the public hospital district announced July 9. The two entities agreed to end the partnership effective July 31, according to the announcement. “Both organizations...

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