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Black/African American Health Initiative – the Provider Role

2018-07-17T12:15:10+00:00 July 17th, 2018|

Dr. Ayanna Bennett, Director of Interdivisional Initiatives, provides an interactive presentation that introduces the Black/African American Health Initiative and the important and powerful role providers play in their health. Dr. Bennett describes implicit bias and anti-bias strategies such as Self-critique and Correct Power Imbalances. She dives into how history connects to health among African [...]

**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) [...]

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Celebrates 2016 “Summer Fest”

2017-11-16T12:16:37+00:00 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 – [...]

Prevention is the Name of the Game for Childhood Lead Exposure

2017-11-16T12:16:41+00:00 April 4th, 2016|

Since 1993, the San Francisco Childhood Lead Prevention Program (CLPP), part of the SF Department of Public Health, has worked to eliminate lead hazards in San Francisco. The program recently published the "Two Decades Protecting San Francisco Children from Exposure to Lead" report, which highlights all of the accomplishments to date in protecting children from [...]

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

2016-10-18T14:37:07+00:00 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 of the City and County of SF Leadership Development program is to help City leaders build skills to successfully engage [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]