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CDPH’s California Reducing Disparities Project Request for Proposals

CDPH’s California Reducing Disparities Project Request for Proposals

Aug. 24, 2015 - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that CDPH is accepting proposals for projects that will help reduce mental health disparities across the state... Read More

LET'S PRACTICE TOGETHER.

LET'S PRACTICE TOGETHER.

Introducing the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge”

Introducing the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge”

Aug. 12, 2015 - The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge” ..... Read More

Public health urges prenatal immunization to combat rertussis risk

Public health urges prenatal immunization to combat rertussis risk

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith warned parents about the continued dangers of pertussis (whooping cough)... Read More

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $1.5 million to Sacramento-area nonprofit organizations

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $1.5 million to Sacramento-area nonprofit organizations

Kaiser Permanente in Greater Sacramento has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities. The grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.

But other grants help to improve overall community health, especially access to healthy food.

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities serving the greater Sacramento community. That includes $140,000 in funds to organizations serving the Elk Grove area.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Overall, the grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.

State Health Officer Urges Californians to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

State Health Officer Urges Californians to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat

As temperatures begin to warm up throughout the state, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Karen Smith advises California residents to prepare themselves for what could be a very hot, dry summer... Read More