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Kaiser Permanente celebrates 70 years of service to Fontana region
San Bernardino Sun

It all began in 1943.

That’s when industrialist Henry J. Kaiser decided to build a hospital for Kaiser Steel Mill employees and their families.

Kaiser asked Dr. Sidney Garfield to establish the hospital and medical care program in Fontana, just as he had done at Kaiser shipyards in Richmond and in Vancouver, Wash.