St. Joseph's Medical Center received this year's "Partner for Change Award" and the "Greening the OR Recognition Award" from Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The awards are two of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter Removal Day and Enforcement Day on Thursday, April 20, 2017, to pick up litter, trash and debris along the state highway system and to educate the public about this costly issue.
“Envision Stockton” continues with more community workshops in May. Upcoming sessions will focus on goals, policies, and actions, resulting from workshops held last summer and fall. The upcoming workshops will include a brief presentation followed by the opportunity to visit information stations featuring various topics, such as land use and transportation. The same information will be available at both meetings. Members of the community are encouraged to participate at the location and time that is most convenient.
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.
LGBT+ Cultivating Acceptance Program
The San Joaquin Pride Center (SJPC) is proud to announce the launch of its LGBT+ youth program, "Cultivating Acceptance," that addresses the unique challenges that face LGBT+ youth within our region.