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Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center is situated in a Long Beach neighborhood that is home to some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.  The community knows St. Mary Medical Center for its exceptional inpatient health care and Emergency Department, but also for comprehensive Community Benefit Programs, which seek to provide the highest quality care to the uninsured and maintain the dignity of each individual.  In 2018, St. Mary Medical Center provided $80 million in community benefit to those in Long Beach. The following are some of St. Mary’s most recognized and notable community benefit programs: 

Two gentlemen smiling with arms around eachother The CARE Center: The only full service organization in south Los Angeles County providing medical treatment, prevention, testing, nutrition services, social services, dental services, housing & drug rehabilitation referrals, and psychological services to persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Man, woman and two children - Hispanic family  Families in Good Health (FiGH): addresses social determinants of health among families and new mothers who deliver at St. Mary Medical Center. Through educational classes and one-on-one home visitation programs, this program supports the overall health and well-being of mothers and families. 
 2019 Resized Mobile Unit Photo Mobile Unit: Originally purchased to provide asthma outreach and respiratory diagnostic services to individuals of all ages in communities nearest the Port of Long Beach, the Mobile Unit’s expanded mission brings health screenings and education, case management and linkage to community services to the greater Long Beach community. 
Woman and young boy in glasses  Low Vision Center: Identifies and treats vision deficiencies through free vision screenings, referrals to free optometrist visits and free glasses, occupational therapy classes, CCTV Loan Program, assistive devices and optical aids to community members of any age.
Close up of elderly man and woman smiling at one another  Bazzeni Wellness Center: Focuses on the physical health and well-being of adults 50 years and older with programs and services in: fall prevention, healthy living workshops, exercise classes, social activities and wellness programs. 
Mother and baby looking at each other  Women's Heart Center St. Mary Medical Center's Heart Center helps women and men in need of comprehensive heart services including congestive heart failure education, blood pressure and body mass composition screenings, stress tests, echocardiograms etc. 
Group of six women of various ages in workout gear smiling in a group outdoors  Sr. Sabina Sullivan Women’s Health Center: The only provider in the Long Beach area offering comprehensive, culturally-competent breast cancer diagnostic services for women of all age groups and men, regardless of their ability to pay.  The Women’s Health Center was the first in Long Beach to offer digital mammography.