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Month: January 2021

Public Health Care Systems Well Positioned to Help California Achieve Equitable Vaccine Distribution

OAKLAND, CA, January 26, 2021 – Today, Governor Newsom announced a statewide structure for the distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines, in an effort to accelerate and streamline the distribution process and ensure equity, particularly for those disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. As part of that effort, the Governor has included the state’s 21 public health care systems in the

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Telehealth Bill Introduced to Improve Health Care Access

Health Care Leaders Applaud Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) for Introducing Legislation Intended to Improve Telehealth Access, Regardless of Insurance Coverage CALIFORNIA  – On the first day of the California Legislative session in the new year, health care providers and advocacy groups join Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry in uplifting the significance of Assembly Bill (AB) 32. Introduced in December to highlight the pressing

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Public Health Care Systems Applaud Governor Newsom’s Commitment to COVID-19 Relief and Equity in State Budget

OAKLAND, CA, January 8, 2021 – Today, Governor Newsom announced the FY 2021-2022 Budget proposal, which includes key investments in COVID-19 relief and initiatives to advance equity in Medi-Cal. Since the beginning of the pandemic, California’s public health care systems have been serving an integral role in the state’s COVID-19 response, particularly for those who are most vulnerable. “As we

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