for working back-to-back-to-back shifts.

for putting your own health on the line.

for being the definition of a leader.

for stopping the spread.

for saving lives.

for adapting, for improvising, for developing new solutions.

for helping patients say goodbye to their families.

for helping patients go home to their families.

for volunteering.

for vaccinating.

for caring.

for overcoming an overwhelming sense of stress and

loneliness and fear so that the world could overcome a pandemic.

for being a hero.

Tell us about a healthcare professional you know who went above and beyond to make a difference in the fight against Covid-19. Winners will receive a two-night, all-expenses-paid getaway to Palm Desert where they will rest, recover and savor all the city has to offer.

Nominations for Healing Heroes are open through April 5, 2021.

Winners will bring a plus one (heroes don’t need to travel alone), and they will need to be able to travel between April 14th and April 18th, April 16th being required.

Pack anything that feels appropriate for the sunshine, and you will want to bring along your most Instagram-ready attire. Our professional photographer will capture some of your adventures to share with the world — after all, heroes deserve to be in the spotlight!

No purchase necessary to win. The City of Palm Desert Healing Hero Contest may only be entered by legal residents of the State of California, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible. Applicants of the Contest and their corresponding nominees must be age eighteen (18) or older at the time of entry. This Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of California and applicable federal law. By participating, Applicants and, by accepting a prize, Nominee winners, agree to be bound by the Official Rules. The contest begins at 12:00 AM Pacific Time on March 18, 2021 and ends at 11:59 PM Pacific Time on April 5, 2021. See official rules for complete details.

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Palm Desert Visitor Services continues to serve guests remotely while our facilities are closed to in-person visits due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you need advice or directions, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is available by phone, email or the chat function in the lower right hand of your screen to answer any questions you may have.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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