The Brawley Open Access Health Clinic is located on Main street in Brawley offering medical services. A broad range of health services for both adults and children. Competent, timely, family-centered care, emphasizing preventive strategies, characterize the clinic's mission.
The purpose of Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo is to provide direct access to comprehensive quality primary and preventive health care for high risk and other underserved valley residents, in a manner consistent with their dignity and identity and at a reasonable cost through strategically situated health centers.
Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo is committed to providing service to all individuals. No one will be discriminated against regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, or physical disability.
Clinicas has established 11 clinic sites, which are located in Blythe, Brawley, Calexico, Coachella, El Centro, Mecca, Niland, Salton City West Shores, and Winterhaven. Additionally, Clinicas offers WIC services and a nutrition program as well as transportation and social services.
Brawley is a city in Imperial County, California, 95 miles southeast of Palm Springs and 130 miles east of San Diego. The town has a significant cattle and feed industry and hosts the annual Cattle Call Rodeo. Year-round agriculture is an important economic activity in Brawley.
High-school age students in both Brawley and neighboring Westmorland use the Brawley Union High School District, of which there is one high school, Brawley Union High School. Kindergarten through eighth-grade students use the Brawley Elementary School District. There are five schools in the Brawley Elementary School District: Barbara Worth Junior High Schoo, Phil D. Swing Elementary School, Miguel Hidalgo Elementary Schoo, J.W. Oakley Elementary Schoo, and Myron D. Witter Elementary School.
For the outdoor enthusiast, Brawley is the Gateway to the greatest adult sandbox for off-highway vehicles: the Imperial Sand Dune Recreation Area. For the fishermen and birders, there is California’s largest inland lake: the Salton Sea. The Sea is very productive fishery and seasonal home to over 400 species of birds. For those who enjoy a little more quiet form of recreation, Brawley has a world-class golf course, a biking course and over 100 acres of parks.
During the first week of November Brawley is transformed into the home of the Cattle Call Rodeo. The week starts spicy with a Chili Cook-off completion followed by the touch of the Mexican heritage: the Mariachi Festival with Mexican food of all varieties and levels of spice. The pace is tamed with a dose of original Cowboy Poetry. The Finale is the world class Cattle Call Rodeo. Three performances from the top cowboys in the sport conclude this exciting week of old west hospitality.