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City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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“MR. COMMUNITY” w/ Steven Henke re: DAP/Revivals @ 1695 N. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, 92262.
– THOUGHTS on the effects being “shut down” for so long on our Community. Support our restaurants by buying gift cards (great idea of Valentines) and doing take out.
– REMINDER of the Three Revivals Stores; Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert…..all on Hwy., 111. Each store is a reflection of the community in which it is located and the volunteers who work in it.
– REPORT that there is a plan to open a 4th Revivals Store in Indio.
– DISCUSSION of what to keep and what to donate.
– DISCUSSION of the new P.S. I Love You Magazine put out by the Chamber.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-5277)

Steven

cont. City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – cont. 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE w/ Nona Watson re: C.E.O. @ 190 w. Amado Rd., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– BREAKING NEWS!!!….LAUNCHING MONDAY JANUARY 25… the new Chamber’s New Restaurant Coupon program to help support all restaurants. Go to the P.S. Chamber website, print out or download the coupon. Take it to any participating restaurant for $10. off any check of at least $30. Then the restaurant will turn in the #’s of all the coupons and Nona will re-imburse the restaurant for all those tickets. SO, it doesn’t cost the restaurant anything. You can use the same coupon over and over.
– REPORT that the Visitor’s Center is NOT open.
– REPORT that the Chamber office IS OPEN.
– REPORT that the State of the City was Virtual and was amazing.
– REPORT that the Tuesday Lead’s Lunches are now Virtual.
– The Chamber’s magazine, “P.S. I Love You” just came out w/ David Ready on the cover.
– DISCUSSION of the Palm Springs Walk of the Stars. Accepting nominations. How to submit someone’s name for review.
– REPORT on her hopes for the Chamber in 2021.
www.pschamber.org
(760) 325-1577)

Nona

cont. City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – cont. City of Palm Springs Segmentt

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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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PALM SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL w/ Mayor Pro Tem, Lisa Middleton re: 3200 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION that she will be the next Mayor beginning in December of this year. Following Mayor Kors, and now Mayor Holstege.
– REPORT on her work on the traffic and pedestrian signals improvements. New three-way stops @ S. Palm Cyn and Laverne, Palm Cyn., and Murray, and Laverne and Toledo. Also w/ improved crosswalks @ all those locations as well.
– REPORT that she has been on the Council for 3 years now.
– DISCUSSION of her hopes for 2021. i.e. the Pandemic. Make certain that each and every one of us sticks to the protocols and procedures and GETS A VACCINE.
– REPORT that the Council is assisting the County in any way that they can to facilitate the communication about the vaccination system to our residents.
– SUGGESTION that if you fear the vaccine, please have a conversation w/ your physician about getting it. DON’T READ DR. INTERNET.
– DISCUSSION of how she views the recovery of our City and it’s brand post COVID-19. Her concern for our city’s small businesses.
– REPORT that the Council funded the Restaurant
www.palmspringsca.gov
(760) 323-8299)

Lisa

Insurance Segment – January 23, 2021

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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– QUESTIONS from a “Joey Pal”.
1. What is the timing for Covered California? (At this point in time, the deadline is 1.31, unless it gets extended.)
– So, that means, you can make any changes to the plan you have OR get a new plan.
– DISCUSSION of “why” you might want to change your plan….i.e. surgery coming up, new marriage, new baby, divorce, etc.
– REPORT that he won’t know about any extension until next week.
2. Is there any insurance product for folks who have lost their job due to COVID-19. (Disability insurance is expensive, but NO. Apply for unemployment.)
– REPORT on the business climate out in Bermuda Dunes where his family lives.
– REPORT on what to do “insurance-wise” in this new year. Most are going up, but if you have your home insurance w/ your mortgage payment, you might not notice the increase in your insurance. Call Dennis and let him SHOP it for you. He has 30 different carriers to shop. 90% of the time he can get you more coverage for the same amt. of $ OR same coverage for less $, etc.
– ADVICE on checking your miles during the Pandemic and checking against your auto insurance package.
– REPORT that Ascend, Ins. DOES ALL YOUR PAPERWORK and most documents can be done on-line.
– REPORT that sometimes folks DON’T HAVE ENOUGH COVERAGE. Have Dennis check it and that consultation is FREE. No problems stopping a policy in “mid-term”.
– REPORT on the changes for 2021. Medical insurances included coverage for COVID-19 even now.
– REPORT that his office SPEAKS SPANISH and NEVER a brokerage fee.
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Dennis

Eisenhower Health Segment – January 23, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Lee Rice re: Media Coordinator and Communications Specialist and Public Information Officer; 3900 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Jan., 1 Eisenhower Health turned 50 years old. Thank you to the Joey listeners and the community for all the support for 50 years!!!
– REPORT on how EH always preps for Emergency situations AND in 2020 had to PREP FOR COVID-19, an unfunded and unknown situation.
– DISCUSSION that EH’s COVID=19 Response Fund and the Hospital Recovery Fund raised #14 million in record time thanks to the community.
– DISCUSSION of how people were hesitant to come to EH for their regular appointments i.e. cancer treatments, heart surgeries, elective surgeries etc.,
– New year, BUT SAME VIRUS. Continue to use all protocols.
– REPORT that EH has the vaccine and has all the necessary freezers and is now administering the Pfiser 2 shot Vaccine to their front-line workers.
www.eisenhowerhealth.org
(760) 340-3911)

Lee

Real Estate Segment – January 23, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS w/ Brady Sandahl re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Brady serves Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta.
– REPORT that Brady Sandahl has closed on 200 homes in the last 90 days. Each home that sells employs 21 persons. There has been over 650 closing in total in the last 90 days. There are almost 300 more that are under contract.
– REPORT that Brady is the President of the P.S. Chamber. DISCUSSION of the Restaurant Coupon Program initiated by the P.S. Chamber.
– REPORT that we really need inventory. Good time to sell. Low interest rates.
– DISCUSSION that now is the time to make a lifestyle change. FREE consultations. What is your property worth and what are buyers willing to pay and what are they looking for.
– PRESENTATIONS of the “Joey English Mystery Houses”.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540)

Brady

Restaurant of the Week Segment – January 16, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dan Gore re: “Oscar’s Downtown Palm Springs”. 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn.,Way, #108, Palm Springs.
– REPORT that Oscar’s re-opened New Years Eve for to go orders. Can order one-line or by phone, pay w/ a credit card and delivery is FREE.
– DISCUSSION of the items on the menu now that all is take out. i.e. BBQ chix and ribs, tequila pasta, 3 different tacos etc. Menu is seasonal.
– REPORT that bottles of wine and beer can be delivered w/ to go orders. Mixed drinks as well!!!
– REPORT that to go orders are just for lunch and dinner.
– DISCUSSION of Chef Arturo having been there since “Oscar’s” first opened.
– REPORT that they are open Wed., – Sun., from 11 AM to 8 PM and close @ 5 PM on Sundays.
– DISCUSSION of how/when he hopes Palm Springs will re-open.
– REPORT on the generosity of Dick Shalhoub of McDonalds supporting Dan’s Christmas Morning Pancake Breakfast that Dan had to cancel and Dick provided McDonalds breakfast sandwiches.
– REPORT on the loyalty of Dan’s customers and their support of the take out menu.
www.oscarspalmsprings.com
(760) 325-1188)

Dan

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet” – January 16, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that we are starting the 45th. week of COVID-19 “Sheltering in Place”.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. now HAS THE PFISER VACCINE. The gov’t was holding back vaccines for the second doses, and D.O.H.C. got 2,000 doses. They are vaccinating health care workers.
– REPORT that by next Fri. they will have vaccinated 2,000 health care workers and then go to the community.
– REPORT that Federal guidelines have changed to 65 plus for early tier vaccinations and then essential workers.
– REPORT that whether or not you are a D.O.H.C. client or not go to www.mydohc.com and sign up for an indoor vaccine in Palm Springs. Will open Indio location soon.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is working w/ high schools to set up vaccination stations in gyms, etc.
– REPORT that Johnson and Johnson Vaccine, requiring just one shot, will be hopefully distributed by March.
– DISCUSSION of Brian’s experience w/ his first shot and NO ISSUES.
– REPORT on how your appointment w/ D.O.H.C. will handle your vaccination. Different pods, questions to be certain you are eligible for the vaccine, (asked twice), you will be observed for @ least 15 minutes AFTER your vaccine to watch for side-effects.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet” – January 16, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION of the questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. QUESTION from KGX’s Garry; What is the “swiss cheese” model of treating COVID-19?
2. Why are the ICU beds so full and almost no flu patients. (Weak flu this year).
3. If you take OTC ibuprofen or acetaminophen, had a bad nights’ sleep or drink should you get the vaccine? (Yes, perhaps not to if you are pregnant. If you’ve HAD COVID-19 you don’t have to wait to get the vaccine, because we now have the supply available).
4. Can you spread the virus IF you have the vaccine? (Since there is NO virus in the vaccine, no).
5. After you get the vaccine how long does it take for your immunity to build up so you won’t get the virus. (About 2 weeks).
6. 70% of folks who have had COVID-19 may have lasting symptoms. (Yes)
– REPORT that the Desert Sun will report when/where vaccination stations will be set up.
– REPORT that they need volunteers, or anyone w/ experience administering shots to help. Volunteer on the website!!
– REPORT that Barry Dayton keeps the www.mydohc.com website updated.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

D.O.H.C. Women’s Segment – January 16, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – D.O.H.C. 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 (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Cathy Allison re: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Behavioral Health @ 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– QUESTIONS from “Joey Pals”.
1. Worried because I am starting to talk to myself. (A new thing, scary. Cathy’s suggestions on how to get new “coping” skills.)
– DISCUSSION that talking out loud may be a way to “problem solve”.
– DISCUSSION of how we take in and process information…verbally, visually, etc. and then validate the information in the opposite way.
2. 55% of jobs lost are to women, the highest number since 1949 and how badly women are being impacted.
– DISCUSSION of all the available support groups on-line. i.e. Community Centers, Joslyn, Mizel, etc.
– REPORT on her experience getting her COVID-19 vaccination @ D.O.H.C. She had no side effects what-so-ever.
– REPORT on her 2021 quote to start the New Year, from C.S. Lewis….”you can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending”.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-5277)

Cathy

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