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Month: May 2021

UC Davis co-launches high-touch telehealth program in the Central Valley for agricultural workers

Article By: Aisling Carroll A “co-conspirator” in Merced County Merced County’s leading cause of death in 2020 was the coronavirus, tragically exemplifying just how hard many of the Central Valley’s rural, low-income and vulnerable residents have been hit by Covid-19. According to The Lancet, there is a “co-conspirator” in areas disproportionately impacted like Merced: diabetes. This complex chronic illness has

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New Report – Equitable Distribution of the COVID-19 Vaccine: Recommended Practices

Public health care systems have been leaders in vaccinating communities of color, low-wage essential workers, and other populations that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI) interviewed 35 vaccine administration leaders across California’s public health care systems to better understand what led to their success. In the report, we

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May Revision Provides Critical Funding for Public Health Care Systems and Advances Equity in Medi-Cal

OAKLAND, CA, May 14, 2021 – The California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH) applauds Governor Newsom’s May Revision for the 2021-22 Budget, which includes dedicated funding to support public health care systems’ critical safety net services and other key initiatives that advance equity in Medi-Cal. In recognition of public health care systems’ ongoing COVID-19 response efforts and

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