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Advanced Heat Notice for San Francisco. High Temperature predicted at 86°

September 22nd, 2017|

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 [...]

Have you done a checkup on your Doctor’s license?

July 6th, 2016|

The Medical Board of California encourages consumers to check up on their doctor’s license. Such a checkup is simple and helps a consumer make an informed choice when choosing a doctor. To determine a doctor’s status, go to the Medical Board’s website at www.mbc.ca.gov. Please note: if you do not have a computer, call (800) [...]

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Celebrates 2016 “Summer Fest”

June 9th, 2016|

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 – [...]

Record High Temps Expected

April 5th, 2016|

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA 510 AM PDT TUE APR 5 2016 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND CENTRAL COAST OF CALIFORNIA DAY ONE...TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 5 A WARMING TREND WILL START TODAY WITH HIGHS CLIMBING ABOVE NORMAL FOR EARLY APRIL. EXPECT AFTERNOON [...]

Chinatown Public Health Center Launches Free Cantonese We Can!® Workshops

March 8th, 2016|

You are invited to join the We Can!® Chinese Families nutrition and physical activity workshops series starting on March 19, 2016. The series is being offered by the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Chinese Project of the Chinatown Public Health Center (CPHC), a clinic in the San Francisco Health Network. The workshops will help families [...]

CDC Health Advisory: Flu Season Begins: Severe Illness Reported

February 1st, 2016|

Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network February 1, 2016, 0850 EST (8:50 AM EST) CDCHAN-00387 Flu Season Begins: Severe Influenza Illness Reported CDC urges rapid antiviral treatment of very ill and high risk suspect influenza patients without waiting for testing Summary Influenza activity is increasing across the country and CDC has received reports of [...]

Zika Update

January 29th, 2016|

In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infection in Brazil. The outbreak in Brazil led to reports of Guillain-Barre (paralysis) syndrome and pregnant women giving birth to babies with birth defects and poor pregnancy outcomes. Zika is a virus that is spread through mosquito [...]

Preventing and Managing Chronic Diseases – Dr. Hilary Seligman UCSF/SFGH

May 22nd, 2015|

Dr. Seligman of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at SFGH gave a fantastic presentation on food insecurity and preventing and managing chronic diseases at the 2015 Food Safety, Security and Sustainability Symposium in Sacramento, CA. In it she outlined the reasons that food insecure individuals are at higher risk for obesity, diabetes and other [...]

Dr. Deborah Cohan prescribes dancing as a healing remedy

February 24th, 2015|

http://www.sfchronicle.com/health/article/Dr-Deborah-Cohan-prescribes-dancing-as-a-healing-6094312.php?t=5c08f3a741&cmpid=email-premium

Measles Alert: Make Sure You’re Protected

January 23rd, 2015|

Key facts There are no measles cases in San Francisco. The best way to prevent measles is to be vaccinated. The vaccine is highly effective. The measles vaccine, called MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) has been available in the US for over 40 years. Many people have already received two doses of MMR vaccine and [...]