The multiple fires currently burning in Napa, Sonoma and other northern counties are affecting our air quality and may create the potential of a health hazard, here in San Francisco. You can find the current Air Quality from the EPA here and learn what to do: https://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_city&cityid=317 For General Public: Smoke from wildfires and [...]
San Francisco, CA – Public Health Departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza season is beginning and SF residents are encouraged to get their flu shots. Because the flu is unpredictable and the vaccine takes two weeks to become fully effective, San Francisco County health officials urge everyone six months and older to [...]
*** PRESS RELEASE *** City and County of San Francisco Activates Cooling Centers for Tuesday September 26 to Thursday September 28
San Francisco, CA – The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting elevated temperatures for San Francisco from Tuesday September 26 through Thursday September 28. Temperatures may reach the low to mid 90s during this time period. Hot temperatures over the course of several days will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible especially [...]
The National Weather Service is predicting increased temperatures, expected to be over 85° for Tuesday the 26th and over 80° through Thursday the 28th. You can prepare for the heat by pulling the shades down during the day and keeping the windows open at night. Drink water and try to keep out of the sun. When it [...]
ZSFG’s Community Wellness Program is hosting Summer Fest to promote and celebrate family and community wellness. Here's a flyer. When: Friday, June 10th, 11am – 2pm Where: Building 5 – Cafeteria and 2nd floor hall at the Community Wellness Center Free festivities include: Rhythmic drums, DANCING to world beats, sharing healthy snacks, and more – [...]
January 28, 2016 For Immediate Relase Following an extensive nationwide search, San Francisco Health Director Barbara Garcia announced today the appointment of Susan P. Ehrlich, MD as the new chief executive officer of Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, leading a staff of 5,400 and managing a budget of [...]
"Last month, the hospital became the first in California to pilot the diagnostic test, which reduces the need to isolate suspected patients and speeds up the administration of treatment, doctors said during a demonstration of the test Wednesday." --Laura Dudnick, SF Examiner Check out the full story here!