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The founders of Apple Valley understood that providing health care is a top priority. Numerous medical clinics, offices, specialized clinics and physicians practice excellent medical care in Apple Valley. Area residents have access to three hospitals within a 15-minute drive — St. Joseph Health St. Mary Medical Center, Desert Valley Medical Center and Victor Valley Global Medical Center.

The keystone to medical care in Apple Valley, St. Joseph Health St. Mary Medical Center, established in 1956 and is now a part of Providence Health to create the third largest health system in the nation.

Desert Valley Hospital, an innovative 148-bed acute-care hospital provides state-of-the-art, quality health care.

Victor Valley Global Medical Center (VVGMC), founded in 1967 as Victor Valley Community Hospital, is a 101-bed acute-care hospital. The hospital is governed by a board of directors comprised of area business professionals and physicians, and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations and the California Medical Association. VVGMC accepts all major health plans and insurances, as well as Medicare and Medi-Cal.