• HHS, El Centro Regional Medical Center launch Imperial County Infusion Center to treat COVID-19 patients

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the El Centro Regional Medical Center today began administering monoclonal antibody therapeutic treatments at a temporary COVID-19 infusion center in Imperial County, California. The center is the first in a pilot program to treat certain COVID-19 patients in order to prevent hospitalization and the severity of illness. The center will treat ... Read More

  • Federal Disaster Medical Assistance Team Arrives to Provide Support to ECRMC

    EL CENTRO, Calif. – December 14, 2020 – El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) has announced the arrival of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to provide support during the current surge of COVID-19 patients. At the request of the state of California, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services deployed a team of ... Read More

  • ECRMC Announces a Temporary 50-Bed Expansion Facility

    EL CENTRO, CA- November 13, 2020- As efforts continue to combat the coronavirus pandemic El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) announced today that State assistance has arrived to set up a 50-bed temporary facility. The expansion facility will be strategically located adjacent to the hospital on the north side of the campus. Within two weeks, the 50-bed facility will be ready and activated. ... Read More

  • El Centro Regional Medical Center to Collaborate with UC San Diego as They Join a Second Major National Clinical Trial for Novel Coronavirus

    EL CENTRO, CA - October 27, 2020 - AstraZeneca trial will recruit up to 30,000 participants, with a goal to develop and confirm an effective vaccine to prevent COVID-19 by end of year. UC San Diego researchers are collaborating with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) in the Imperial Valley, which has been hard-hit by the pandemic, to create a subsite of the trial. UC San Diego Health will ... Read More

  • ECRMC to Participate in Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for COVID-19

    EL CENTRO, CA – October 1, 2020 – El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) has announced it will be participating in an additional clinical trial to battle COVID-19. The trial, which is run by Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., studies the use of a novel immunotherapy for hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Christian A. Tomaszewski, M.D. will be the lead investigator for ECRMC. ... Read More

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