McGuire Secures $10 Million in Healthcare Education Hub for North Coast Healthcare & Nursing Programs | Humboldt NOW
McGuire $10 million in this year’s state budget. Funding will make the 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Arcata a state-of-the-art learning lab for workforce development in Northern California. This historic investment will support health care programs at both Cal Poly Humboldt and the College of the Redwoods.
“We’ve made so much progress over the past four years thanks to this innovative partnership with the College of the Redwoods and Cal Poly Humboldt. We’ve established Cal Poly Humboldt’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, expanded the College of the Redwoods nursing program, and now we’re launching the Healthcare Education Hub, which is the epicenter of our region’s health education curriculum. it will happen,” said McGuire. “This $10 million training will build a state-of-the-art health care lab between the Golden Gate and the Oregon Bridge and train thousands of health professionals, from multiple career tracks, for years to come.”
The Health Care Education Hub will be used by nurses, psychiatric technicians, EMTs, scrub technicians, respiratory therapists, radiology technicians, and more.
“We know that we are going to be a strong partnership between the College of the Redwoods, Cal Poly Humboldt, Senator McGuire, and our community partners,” said Flamer. “We clearly understand that we can better help all students on the north coast by working together rather than separately. This Healthcare Education Hub is another example of what we can do if we dream and work together.
“We are grateful to Senator McGuire for his commitment to the health care needs of the North Coast,” Jackson says. “We look forward to collaborating with the College of the Redwoods to transform this building into a center where the next generation of health care professionals will be educated. This investment in CR is also an investment in our region – one that will help our entire health system become more efficient while providing new opportunities for students and professionals.” .