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Staff Updates 2017-11-16T12:16:31+00:00

**Press Release** Naloxone Decreases Use of ER in Patients Taking Opioids for Pain

June 23rd, 2016|

January 27, 2016 San Francisco Department of Public Health Barbara A. Garcia, MPA Director of Health City and County of San Francisco RELEASE EMBARGOED until 8pm Pacific/5pm Eastern June 27, 2016 Contact: Rachael Kagan, San [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

**Press Release** Super Bowl 50 Host Committee and Pollinator Partnership Bring Trees to Laguna Honda

January 29th, 2016|

January 28, 2016 For Immediate Release Evan Cole EC@pollinator.org 415.362.1137 Laurie Davies Adams LDA@pollinator.org 415.362.1137   Touchdown for the Bees! Pollinator Partnership (P2) Receives Funding from NFL to Plant Trees for Bees at Laguna Honda [...]

**Press Release** Zuckerberg SF General Hospital Names New CEO

January 28th, 2016|

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 [...]

**Media Advisory** 400 Turkeys to be given to Bayview Residents

December 18th, 2015|

Media Advisory December 18, 2015 Contact: Linda Acosta Linda.Acosta@sfdph.org 415-554-2928, 415-828-6757 cell GLIDE MEMORIAL, OLIVET MISSIONARY BAPTIST, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS UNITE TO PROVIDE HEALTHY HOLIDAY MEALS FOR THE BAYVIEW More [...]

***Press Release*** Mayor Lee and City Agencies Announce Temporary Shelter System and City Preparations for expected El Nino Storms

December 14th, 2015|

*** PRESS RELEASE *** MAYOR LEE & CITY AGENCIES ANNOUNCE TEMPORARY WINTER SHELTER SYSTEM AND CITY PREPARATIONS FOR EXPECTED EL NINO STORMS San Francisco Encourages Residents & Businesses to Prepare for Expected El Niño Storms [...]

***Press Release***MAYOR LEE CELEBRATES RIBBON CUTTING AND DEDICATION OF PRISCILLA CHAN AND MARK ZUCKERBERG SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL AND TRAUMA CENTER

November 23rd, 2015|

New Public Hospital Funded by San Francisco Voters and Generous Donors will Provide World Class Care for Generations; Unprecedented Public-Private Partnership to Support State-of-the-Art Technology, Medical Equipment and Amenities for Patients ***PRESS RELEASE*** MAYOR LEE [...]

Opportunities for Managers to Build Skills and Develop Relationships with other City Leaders

October 26th, 2015|

The City and County of SF and the Municipal Executives Association invite nominations for the 2016 Leadership Development Program. Leadership is all about engaging others in conversations that move people to action. The core focus [...]

**For Immediate Release**- Opioid Overdoses in SF Caused by Counterfeit “Xanax” Pill Containing Fentanyl

October 23rd, 2015|

For immediate Release: October 23, 2013   Contact: Colleen Chawla 415 554-2769 colleen.chawla@sfdph.org MEDIA AVAILABILITY at 10:30am today at 101 Grove Street, Room 300 with Tomás J. Aragón, MD, DrPH, San Franciso Health Officer and [...]

Press Release- San Francisco Health Commission Votes to Support “Screen at 23” Campaign

October 21st, 2015|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/2015 Contacts: David Hawks, NCAPIP 202-441-1192 dlhawks@gmail.com Linda Acosta, SFDPH 415-554-2928 Linda.acosta@sfdph.org   San Francisco Health Commission Votes to Support “Screen at 23” Campaign “Screen at 23” will Unmask Diabetes among Asian [...]

Flu season is right around the corner. Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu virus

October 15th, 2015|

Press Release-October 15, 2015 Contact: Nancy Sarieh nancy.sarieh@sfdph.org 415-997-9246 Flu season is right around the corner Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu virus San Francisco, CA – Bay Area Health Officers [...]

Southeast Health Fair

October 14th, 2015|

On October 3, 2015 The SFGH Community Wellness Program participated along with community partners in a very successful Family Health Fair in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhoods. The event promoted nutrition, fitness, treatment, mental health [...]

SFDPH Behavioral Health supports fire victims in valley fire

September 17th, 2015|

SFDPH Behavioral Health is sending volunteer counselors to Calistoga to support victims of the valley fire. On Wednesday, September 16, we were able to send six volunteers up and all clinics are now mobilizing to [...]

Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center receives major gift from physician donor, Dr. Milka Rols

September 17th, 2015|

Press Release- Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (Laguna Honda) today announces the acceptance of donations totaling $500,000 by Dr. Milka Rols, a former Laguna Honda physician. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to [...]

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 28th, 2015|

Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO SUCCESSFULLY REDUCING OVERDOSE DEATHS - Click here to view document. (San Francisco) --- In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, San Francisco’s Health Department reports that heroin overdose fatalities in the city [...]

A Perspective on Medicare and Medicaid by Alice Chen, Chief Medical Officer

July 31st, 2015|

From KQED: Separated at Birth Dr. Alice Chen says America's two most important health insurance programs -- Medicare and Medicaid -- share today's birthday, but not the same public image. By Dr. Alice Chen Exactly [...]

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, [...]

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Update, Vol. 1 Fall 2014

December 4th, 2014|

Vol. 1 Fall 2014 Download this newsletter here. Introduction Welcome to the “Pharmacy Update,” a periodically-published notice of pharmacy-related issues within the SF Health Network.  As a pilot, this first issue will be distributed to [...]