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March

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – March 28, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Services; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is working closely w/ Eisenhower Health, Desert Care Network and Desert AIDS Project to service the community.
– REPORT on:
1. Drinking alcohol does not kill the coronavirus.
2. Best way to wash your hands.
3. What is the best % of alcohol in a hand sanitizer.
4. Compound pharmacies and wineries are now making hand sanitizers.
5. DEFINITION of testing (swabs) vs. screening.
6. REPORT on the tent outside their Immediate Care Facility and the timing of the return on the results of the coronavirus test.
7. DEFINITION of isolation (you have symptoms) and quarantine.
8. CDC has changed their priorities on whom to screen for COVID-19. Assessment, screening and a test. CALL FIRST (760) 969-6555.
9. REPORT that Italy has an older population, vs. S. Korea that has a younger population.
10. REPORT that CA. has 3,100 cases over all but C. V. now has 31 cases.
11. 1135 Government order (Stafford Act) is in place. Whereas we can make immediate changes, i.e. change a hotel into a hospital, etc.
12. Building of a “tent” hospital in Indio on the Fairgrounds.
13. DISCUSSION of how the coronavirus will do when our temperatures go over 83 degrees. This coronavirus will probably be seasonal.
14. Once you have the coronavirus, IT’S GONE. Learned this from the MERS virus.
– Go to www.mydohc.com for current information. Do not need to be a DOHC member to use the website.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

Desert Oasis Healthcare Women’s Segment – March 28, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Women’s Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Services; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262.
– REPORT on the fact that men seem to be more susceptible than women to COVID-19.
1. Seems to be due to the different hormone levels in men and women.
2. Immune system is encoded on your X chromosome. Women have 2 of these, men have only 1. REPORT that “country folks” seem to have better immunity than the “city folks”.
3. Men seem to smoke more than women.
4. Men have more “co-morbid” conditions than Women.
– Younger folks seem to do better. 80% of U.S. deaths are 65 and above.
– REPORT on the CT scans of lungs of asymptomatic young people in China.
– DEFINITION that anisomia.
– REPORT that this virus IS NOT INFLUENZA.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

Restaurant of the Week Segment – March 28, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Paris Kessinger re: “Crazy Mel’s Burgers & Bar” 166 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on their fast-casual, “walk up window”. Walk up, order, wait while standing OR sitting on the social distancing chairs outside their patio.
– All their containers, silverware etc., are “throw-away”.
– REPORT on ordering thru Uber-Eats, Grub Hub etc., w/ a coupon.
– REPORT that they are open Wednesday thru Monday from 10 to 6 PM. Closed Tuesdays.
– No changes in the menu.
– REPORT that you may have a beer, hold it while you wait for your food.
(760) 656-7563)

Paris

Eisenhower Health Segment – March 28, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Eisenhower Health Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Lee Rice re: EH Media Coordinator and Marketing Specialist.
– Eisenhower Health was the 1st hospital in the County to have a COVID-19 patient….and that’s when EH began to plan for this eventuality….they established their hotline @ that point in time.
– Their hotline (760) 837-8988 for screening as well as donations for masks, etc.
www.eisenhowerhealth.com
(760) 837-8988)

Lee

EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Michael Conners re: Certified Infection Control Nurse.
– Puts policies in place and educates toward infection prevention.
– REPORT on the positive “atmosphere” @ EH. The COMMAND CENTER @ EH.
– Joanne’s Fabrics will donate “kits” to make masks @ home.
– Community is donating toward needed ventilators.
– If you are mildly sick, STAY HOME, call the EH hotline. No need to be tested.
– If you have more serious symptoms, CALL THE HOTLINE first.
– EH cut elective surgeries to make beds available for the COVID-19 patients.
– Have 3 different areas for COVID-19 patients. One in ICU and 2 others.
– EH has always taken care of folks w/ contagious diseases.
– DEFINITION of “negative pressure” rooms, where air is not shared w/ other rooms/areas of the hospitals.
– REPORT on the safety procedures and morale of the EH staff.
www.eisenhowerhealth.com
(760) 837-8988)

Michael

City of Palm Springs Segment – March 28, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – City of Palm Springs Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

CITY OF PALM SPRINGS w/ Mayor Geoff Kors re: 3200 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way, Palm Springs, 92262.
– DISCUSSION of COVID-19’s most important info…is to SHELTER IN PLACE. Not a recommendation, it’s an order.
– DISCUSSION of how/when to shop. NO FOOD SHORTAGE.
– REPORT on the web site; loans, unemployment, etc., info in one place. Will get a postcard from the City w/ the latest information as well.
– REPORT on the site www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/stay-in-take-out.
– REPORT on the Homeless Situation
1. Many hotels have a voucher program in place to house homeless.
2. P.S.H.S. has opened their gym to house homeless w/ cots and showers for 50 people.
3. Added portable outdoor bathrooms and portable hand washing stations. Regularly cleaned and checked. Have ordered more of these.
4. HOME CONNECT NUMBER for any one in Riverside County needing shelter or help (800) 498-8847.
– REPORT that the website is constantly updated. Also check the Palm Springs Chamber’s website. www.pschamber.org.
– REPORT that the State and County has sent out documents for all the rules.
1. Cannot leave your “shelter in place” home for non-essential things.
2. People who are in professions related to COVID-19, i.e. National Guard, Medical personnel, may stay in a Vacation Rental or Hotel.
3. Vacation rentals/Airbnb/VRBO, etc., cannot accept any new reservations thru the end of April, at this point in time.
– REPORT on the National Guard.
1. To help distribute food, i.e. F.I.N.D. Food Bank.
2. Helping to construct a hospital on the Fair Grounds.
– REPORT that the CV is a “hotspot”. His dentist, Dr. Love is donating masks etc.,
www.palmspringsca.gov
(760) 323-8299)

Geoff

Desert AIDS Project Segment – March 28, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Desert AIDS Project Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

“MR. COMMUNITY”/DESERT AIDS PROJECT w/ Steven Henke re: 1695 N. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT that under the direction of Director David Brinkman, DAP has opened a COVID-19 TRIAGE CLINIC.
1. Triage Clinic is separate from other health care services @ DAP.
2. 9 examination rooms. Open Monday thru Friday.
3. The clinic can also test for OTHER respiratory illnesses as well.
4. COVID-19 test is quick but turn around time for results is taking from 4 to 5 days right now.
5. Call FIRST (760) 992-0407 first to be directed to the proper services. Whether you are a DAP client or not.
6. REPORT that they are launching “TELEHEALTH” and how to access it thru their “My Chart” portal for DAP clients.
www.desertaidsproject.org
(760) 323-2118)

Steven

Insurance Segment – March 28, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Insurance Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Ana Santos re: 36917 Cook St. #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– REPORT that lots of businesses are suffering in this time.
– DISCUSSION of who is libel in some of these situations. i.e. bodily injury claims still need an insurance company to back them up.
– REPORT on business owners policy, i.e. “loss of use/income” insurance.
– DISCUSSION of an “act of God” vs. a declaration of a national emergency.
– You can always get liability insurance, but the filing of any claim will not be retroactive.
– DISCUSSION of different travel insurance options in these different times.
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Ascend Insurance

Financial Services Segment – March 28, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Financial Services Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

GOUGH FINANCIAL SERVICES w/ Janice Gough – 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way, #203, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT that Covered California has opened up their COVID-19 special enrollment period thru the end of June.
1.Still get tax credits.
2. May not cost you anything depending on your income level.
3. Can enroll in Medicaid here in CA. Will cover the vaccine, testing, ease pre-authorization to go to the doctor, provide benefits/discounts for “out of network” folks thru the “in network”, refills for prescriptions earlier.
– REPORT that the date for Income Tax Filing is now July 15th.
– REPORT on life insurance rates being low right now. You can be expressed thru the process now.
1. Less expensive for older folks.
2. Have final expense plans @ lower rates now.
– REPORT that she can work thru video conferencing and electronic enrollment.
– REPORT that a new study shows that women now live SIX YEARS longer than men. Gives women lower rates now.
– Her weekly columns in the Desert Star Weekly and Public Record.
www.goughfinancialsvcs.com
(760) 251-7724)

Janice

Brady Sandahl Real Estate Segment – March 28, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Brady Sandahl Real Estate Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS w/ Brady Sandahl re; 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– DISCUSSION of expanded Zoom technology and his FACEBOOK video live stream.
– REPORT that his company is calling folks to see if they are doing ok and if they need anything. Having nothing to do w/ real estate. Leading w/ a big heart.
– On the other side of this will be a better world.
– REPORT that Brady is the incoming President of the P.S. Chamber. SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BUSINESSES.
– GOOD NEWS ABOUT REAL ESTATE.
1. This week 7 escrows have closed. 65 properties sold in CV last week. 75 sales pending. 150 properties CLOSED in CV last week.
2. People have it in their DNA to buy/live/ground themselves in their homes.
3. Interest rates are low.
4. Stock market is volatile right now.
– REPORT on the changing position our “homes” are taking in our lives now. People now “trust” virtual tours.
– President Gary Keller has offered up the KW specialized training for any person in any brokerage whether KW or not.
– DISCUSSION that if you buy, you need to think about how long you will own your property.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540)

Brady

Restaurant of the Week Segment – March 21, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you that many of the events and functions I am featuring this week are being canceled, postponed or rescheduled minute by minute.
Please check web sites and phone numbers for up-to-date information. Be well and all the best. Joey
.

Click HERE for information about COVID-19 from Desert Oasis Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control.

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dick Shalhoub, re: “McDonald’s” P.O. Box 13490 – Palm Desert, CA. 92255.
– DISCUSSION of his conference calls w/ McDonald’s Corporate.
– REPORT on services during this challenging time; lobbies all closed; take out available thru the app, grub hub, uber-eats, postmates and it can be delivered.
– REPORT that employees are gloved and observing stricter hand washing regimes. Increase in cleaning fluids and cleaning regimes.
– REPORT that these procedures are national.
– Come in and out, place your order, pick up your food, or go thru the drive thru.
– REPORT that @ this point in time, hours will remain the same.
– DISCUSSION of the restaurant suppliers that are still servicing McDonalds.
– DISCUSSION that the best-case scenario is that this will all be better by Memorial Day, or the worst-case scenario may be thru Labor Day.
www.mcdonalds.com
(760) 674-3335)

Dick

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