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Northern California Fires Affecting SF Air Quality – Health Tips for San Franciscans

2017-10-10T12:44:07+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

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 [...]

Flu season has arrived. Time for your flu shot!

2017-11-16T12:16:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

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

2017-11-16T12:16:36+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

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 [...]

Heat Advisory for San Francisco. Temperatures are expected to be as high as 90 degrees over the next several days.

2017-11-16T12:16:37+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for San Francisco. Temperatures are expected to be as high as 90 degrees over the next several days. Hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible especially for older adults, children, people who are sick as well as pets. Please see information [...]

San Francisco Health Network Dental Services – Updates

2017-11-16T12:16:37+00:00 March 8th, 2017|

San Francisco Health Network Dental Services What Services Are Provided? Basic dental services like cleaning, fillings, and simple tooth removal Who Is Eligible? COVERED SERVICES PROVIDED FOR SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENTS ONLY: SAN FRANCISCO HEALTH NETWORK MEMBERS WITH MEDI-CAL -- Basic scope of dental services covered HEALTHY SAN FRANCISCO PARTICIPANTS -- Emergency dental care only [...]

Free Flu Shot

2016-10-04T09:20:53+00:00 October 4th, 2016|

Get your flu shot! It's good for your health and for your family's health. Your SFHN primary care clinic has flu shots. Call your primary care clinic or visit to schedule your flu shot. Why should I get a flu shot? Influenza (the flu) is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes [...]

**Press Release** Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition

2016-09-27T09:17:21+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

On Tuesday, September 27th at 9am, the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition of community organizations, government agencies, and employers will gather to recognize efforts to promote the health of parents and their babies. From June to August, 2016, San Francisco worksites conducted self-assessments of their policies and practices. These assessments were then reviewed by the Healthy [...]

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

2016-08-29T14:45:45+00:00 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) [...]