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Healthcare & Wellness

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Cathedral City residents and visitors have access to world-class, state-of-the-art healthcare. The city and surrounding areas are served by approximately 500 physicians, five walk-in clinics and three major hospitals. In addition, the Riverside County Health Department operates clinics at Palm Springs and Indio, both of which provide immunizations, healthcare and nutrition services for qualified individuals and families. Numerous assisted-living centers and retirement communities offer private living quarters, 24-hour response care, and on-site medical services. Hospice care from professional hospice staff and volunteers is available throughout the area. Seniors can participate in a variety of programs at the Cathedral City Senior Center at Tierra del Sol, which provides health resource information, meals and numerous entertaining and educational activities.

Desert Regional Medical Center

Located in nearby Palm Springs, Desert Regional Medical Center is part of Tenet California, the state’s largest hospital system. Founded in 1951, the 395-bed acute care facility is home to the Richards Emergency Trauma Center – the only designated trauma center in the area.

The hospital offers several specialized healthcare services, including the International Heart Institute, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Women and Infant Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatric Center, Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation unit, Arthritis Institute, and the Health Key Plus senior program. Home healthcare, hospice services and health screening are also available.

Eisenhower Medical Center

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Situated on 130 acres in neighboring Rancho Mirage, Eisenhower Medical Center is a not-for-profit, comprehensive healthcare institution distinguished nationally in 2005 as a 100 Top Hospital by Thomson®, the market leader for benchmarks and trends in business healthcare. Eisenhower’s campus includes the 289-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower, the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower, and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The medical center is renowned for its Centers of Excellence in Orthopedics, Cardiovascular at the Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center, and Oncology at the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center.

Eisenhower Urgent Care Center

The Eisenhower Urgent Care Center in Cathedral City offers convenient medical consultations on a walk-in basis, for common non-emergent health concerns. Provide convenient and affordable care for non-life threatening medical conditions.

Gilda’s Club
67-625 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 7A
(760) 770-5678
Web – www.gildasclubdesertcities.org

Named for comedienne Gilda Radner of “Saturday Night Live” fame, the club was created because of her wish that no one face cancer alone. Together, members share their experiences, feel the empowerment of social interaction, and rejoice in the renewed energy that community brings.

Contact Information
Desert Regional Medical Center
General – (760) 323-6511
EMERGENCY – (760) 323-6511
Physician Referral Service – (760) 323-6100
Web – www.desertmedctr.com

Eisenhower Medical Center
General – (760) 340-3911
EMERGENCY – (760) 773-1221
Physician Referral Service – (760) 568-2273
Web – www.emc.org

Eisenhower Urgent Care Center
67-780 E. Palm Canyon Drive
(760) 328-1000
M-F 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat./Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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