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April

Restaurant of the Week Segment – April 25, 2020

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; 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/ John Fritch re: Ex. Chef, GM and Owner of “Peaks Restaurant”/Elevated Experiences, 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REMINDER that the Tram remains closed and therefore so does “Peaks”.
– REPORT on the remodeling that was going on when the “shelter-in-place” order came down.
– REPORT that the Tram still goes up and down to check mail, refrigeration, electrical etc.
– REPORT that the entire Mountain Station is being redone. BUT, they have ordered the new implements/safeguards necessary for the new required social distancing when they reopen.
– REPORT on moving Look-Out Lounge, new bar for Peaks,
– REPORT on the new menus he is developing for “Peaks” and the “Pines Café”. Probably more “grab and go”. More of a summer menu. Picnic baskets too.
– REPORT that they donated all their food to F.I.N.D. when the shut-down was ordered.
– REPORT that he is the President of the P.S. Chamber.
www.pstramway.com
(760) 325-4537)

John

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment – April 25, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – 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.

DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 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 that there is a COVID-19 testing tent @ their campus on El Cielo. Looking for air conditioners for this tent. Testing between 40 – 50 folks a day. For D.O.H.C.’s employees and patients.
– We are 5 weeks into the “Shelter-In-Place”.
– THE BAD NEWS. Riverside County is #2 for positive cases in CA. (after Los Angeles). But the rate has SLOWED!!!!
– REPORT that hospitals are starting to see elective surgical cases return. Folks have been staying home w/ heart attacks, strokes etc.,
– REPORT on the regime/ritual for D.O.H.C. staff and their clothing when their shift is over.
– DISCUSSION of their (760) 969-6555 patient help line for D.O.H.C. clients.
– REPORT on a new COVID-19 symptom. “COVID-19 toes” is showing up in younger folks.
– THE GOOD NEWS – work on vaccine being done all over the world. Trying to find ways for the body to recognize the virus and the antibodies. Looking @ vaccines from other counties.
– REPORT on convalescent plasma.
– REPORT on the “herb immunity”.
– REPORT that LabCorp will have the ability to do a blood test, approved by the FDA, to see if you have had the virus. LabCorp has a home test you can pay for and send it.
– DISCUSSION that we now know that dogs can be asymptomatic w/ the virus and cats can be symptomatic. Pigs and chickens CANNOT get CoronaVirus!!!!
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

Desert Dream Dentistry Segment – April 25, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Desert Dream Dentistry 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.

DESERT DREAM DENTISTRY w/ Dr. Kianor Shah re: 73151 El Paseo, Ste., “C”, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– REMINDER that Dr. Shah is waiting for things to return to normal and is waiting for us!!!
– DISCUSSION of the fact that he is OPEN any day that’s needed and on the weekend a well. For folks who have emergencies while they are visiting here. Wrong for patients to go to an emergency room @ a hospital for a tooth.
– REPORT that dentists and hygienist are the most at-risk groups because of the aerosols they work with, so DDD takes great precautions….i.e. UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS.
– REPORT that they try to see patients the SAME DAY if possible.
– DISCUSSION that dental patients care most about NOT BEING HURT.
– DISCUSSION of their FREE teeth whitening on the Joey English Extreme Home Makeover Wheel.
– DISCUSSION of Dr. Shah’s International visibility and efforts and his REPORT that 1 out of every 3 people are missing at least one tooth.
www.desertdreamdentistry.com
(760) 219-7487)

Dr. Shah

Eisenhower Health Segment – April 25, 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/ Ann Mostofi re: MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer & V.P. of Patient Care Services. 39000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on the COVID-19 services @ EH. All the safety procedures are in place. Most of their COVID-19 patients are finishing their recovery @ home.
– REPORT that they saw a surge of 35 – 40 positive patients, but now seeing a decline. EH is well-able to handle this. EH is here to help.
– DISCUSSION that the symptoms have been so varied for the COVID-19.
– REPORT on the staff @ EH. They are doing GREAT. DISCUSSION of how the staff carefully changes shifts.
– DISCUSSION of her thoughts that this disease may go on for quite a while.
– REPORT that EH is AGAIN a “Magnet Hospital”. One of only 35 hospitals in CA. for nursing excellence and patient outcome.
– DISCUSSION that an OB Facility is in the works. Visiting is not allowed @ this point in time. Emergency department is open. Some surgeries are on-going. Procedural areas are open.
– REPORT on the 24-hour hotline number for all COVID-19 questions (760) 837-8988 and www.eisenhowerhealth.org/coronavirus.
www.eisenhowerhealth.org
(760) 340-3911)

Ann

City of Palm Springs Segment – April 25, 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.

PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE w/ Nona Watson re: C.E.O. 190 W. Amado Rd., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT that the Chamber is working each day, visiting members and checking on what the Chamber can do to help members thru this time. They can eblast any info for your businesses.
– DISCUSSION of them helping w/ the paperwork necessary to apply for loans. Lots on-line/Zoom, etc. Spanish speaking help available.
– REPORT that she is on the City’s taskforce for re-opening the City.
– DISCUSSION of the Chamber’s Tuesday luncheons that are now on Zoom. April is featuring Sherman’s Deli.
– REPORT that visitors are downsizing their hotel/motel reservations as we get ready to reopen.
www.pschamber.org
(760) 325-1577)

Nona

“MR. COMMUNITY”/DESERT AIDS PROJECT w/ Steven Henke re: 1695 N. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on Zoom meetings and the aesthetics of same….i.e. lighting, dress, makeup, camera angles.
– DISCUSSION that 5/5 is “#GivingTuesdayNow”. “Food is Love”. Order from any valley restaurant for Take Out, Give Back.
– REPORT that DAP is delivering food to the most vulnerable patients @ home. Help donate to this @ www.desertaidsproject.org and the COVID-19 fund.
– REPORT that DAP’s Triage Clinic is (760) 992-0407.
– REPORT on how Revivals is still servicing DAP’s clients.
www.desertaidsproject.org
(760) 992-0407)

Steven

Theatre Segment – April 25, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Theatre 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.

MCCALLUM THEATRE w/ Jeff Norman re: V.P. of Communications and Public Affairs. 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– DISCUSSION of the optimism of scheduling the 2020-2021 Season.
– REPORT that tix are on sale RIGHT NOW on the website.
– DISCUSSION of the Broadway Shows, several of which have never been to the Theater before. i.e. “Come From Away” and “Summer”.
– REPORT on the fabulous list of acts returning to the Theater. i.e. Linda Eder, Michael Feinstein, etc.,
– REPORT on Mitch’s Picks offerings.
– Go to the website for the complete line-up.
www.mccallumtheatre.com
(760) 340-ARTS)

Jeff

Insurance Segment – April 25, 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/ Dennis VanBuskirk re: 36917 Cook St. #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– REPORT that insurance companies have gotten together to reimburse a 15% of a month of premiums for Auto for April and May. You don’t have to call your Insurance Agent, this will be done automatically.
– REPORT that for Commercial Insurance Clients, they will get a similar deal and again, you don’t need to call.
– QUESTION from a “Joey Pal”. REPORT on business owner’s policy, i.e. “loss of use/income” insurance and/or “business interruption” insurance. This COVID-19 that affects ANSWER: It is considered an “act of God”.
– QUESTION from a “Joey Pal”. If you get COVID-19 after getting on a plane, or at a rest home, who is libel? (listen for the answer).
– QUESTION from a “Joey Pal”. Is Obama care/Covered CA. is still open? (listen for the answer).
– QUESTION from a “Joey Pal”. Will one be tested for COVID-19 if getting insurance now? (listen for the answer).
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Dennis

Financial Services Segment – April 25, 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 she is doing video conferencing.
– REPORT that Covered California is extended until the end of June.
– DISCUSSION of the “what ifs” in life.
– DISCUSSION of what options there are for unemployed folks.
– DISCUSSION of the uses of your life insurance policies. i.e. Leaves tax free money to your heirs.
– REPORT on health insurance IS NOT medically underwritten.
– REPORT that life insurance IS medically underwritten. One of the only areas where your beneficiaries receive those benefits tax free. Also true of a Roth IRA.
-DISCUSSION that this is a good time to review all your insurance/health/investment papers.
– DISCUSSION that you might be better off not to sell any stocks @ this point in time. Janet is the “voice of reason”.
– Her weekly columns in the Desert Star Weekly and Public Record.
www.goughfinancialsvcs.com
(650) 200-8291)

Janice

Brady Sandahl Real Estate Segment – April 25, 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. Uses drones too.
– REPORT that real estate is not particularly feeling pain. Keller/Williams is the largest real estate sales force IN THE WORLD.
– REPORT on Q1 of 2019 has 488 closures. Q1 of 2020 has had 510. We were headed into a strong market.
– REPORT that perhaps the market softened in March OR the escrows got delayed!!! More delays than cancelations.
– DISCUSSION of a slight correction/real estate pothole.
– REPORT that each real estate closing employs 19 to 20 persons.
– Most people are sitting on some equity.
– REPORT on the difference in FORBEARANCE vs. FORGIVENESS.
– REPORT that he is the incoming President of the P.S. Chamber and wants to see tourism come back to bring our economy back. Hotels, motels, Airbnb, short term rentals and vacation rentals are shut down thru June 30.
– REPORT that he wants to see folks go BACK TO WORK.
– REPORT on how he will list and/or market any new listings. Works fine. Real Estate is considered an essential business.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540)

Brady

Restaurant of the Week Segment – April 18, 2020

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; 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/ Joe Enos re: “LuLu California Bistro”, 200 S. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– ANNOUNCEMENT that as of 4.16 LuLu is doing take out/”to go” service.
– DISCUSSION of diner’s favorite meals PLUS “family style” meals available.
– INSTRUCTIONS: go to the website and the new front page, click on the ORDER button, pick your meal, pay on-line, choose your pick-up time, order will be waiting for you. Then just park, walk in and pick it up in a hygienically sealed bag @ a “socially-distance” table.
– REPORT on family meals: signature meatloaf, spaghetti bolognese, braised short ribs, sirloin steak, etc., Comes w/ salad and dessert choice, etc..
– REPORT on 4 bottles of wine that are HALF-PRICED. (chardonnay, pinot grigio, merlot, cabernet, PLUS champagne) when you order w/ the food-to-go. Wines half-off, beer 40% off,
– REPORT that you can order from LuLu from 11:30 AM to 7 PM.
– REPORT that this program is not available @ Acqua CA. Bistro in Rancho Mirage @ this point in time.
www.lulupalmsprings.com
(760) 327-5858)

Joe

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