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

2016-08-29T15:28:33+00:00 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 and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, leading a staff of 5,400 and managing a budget of [...]

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

2016-08-29T15:29:03+00:00 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 than 400 turkeys with all the fixings will be given away to designated Bayview-Hunter’s Point Residents Available for phone interviews: [...]

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

2017-11-16T12:16:41+00:00 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 San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the City’s storm-preparation and response plans, and strategy to shelter homeless living [...]

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

2016-10-04T15:33:02+00:00 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 CELEBRATES RIBBON CUTTING AND DEDICATION OF PRISCILLA CHAN AND MARK ZUCKERBERG SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL AND TRAUMA CENTER New Public [...]

SFGH Ribbon Cutting- Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 11am

2016-10-04T15:34:39+00:00 October 26th, 2015|

Please join us Saturday, Nov 21 at 11am, to cut the ribbon for the new SF General Hospital. Mayor Ed Lee will cut the ribbon and we will have a celebration of the delivery of the new hospiital building. On that day we will also unveil the new name of the SFGH campus, in recognition [...]

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

2017-11-16T12:16:41+00:00 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 Phillip Coffin, MD, MIA, Director of Substance Use Research, San Francisco Department of Public Health Severe Opioid Overdoses in San Francisco [...]

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

2016-10-04T15:33:16+00:00 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 Americans   Yesterday afternoon, at the San Francisco Department of Health, the San Francisco Health Commission voted unanimously to support [...]

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

2017-11-16T12:16:41+00:00 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 encourage all residents to get a flu shot this year before flu season sets in.  Most seasonal flu disease occurs [...]

Southeast Health Fair

2017-11-16T12:16:42+00:00 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 and prevention of chronic health conditions for families. This year’s fair featured senior and kids’ zones, health screenings, cooking demonstrations, [...]

SF Health Network Wins “Most Improved” Doctor Ratings

2016-10-04T15:35:53+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|

The National Research Corporation held its annual "Path to Excellence Awards" in Washington D.C. Sept 20-22. This year, The SF Health Network won "most improved" in how patients rated their doctors. We won this because we showed the highest increase in the percentage of patients rating their doctor a 9 or a 10 on patient [...]