The California Hospital Association (CHA) and the Hospital
Council – Northern & Central California are working together to
support our member hospitals and health systems in their efforts
to prepare and care for patients exposed to and diagnosed with
coronavirus in our communities. Key to this work is a set of
resources and continually updated information – all in one place
– at Coronavirus
A lot has changed since the last time California had this few
COVID-19 patients in its hospitals.
There were 2,869 patients hospitalized with the virus around the
state Saturday, according to the latest update from the
California Department of Public Health, hitting its lowest level
since April 10; the number of patients in intensive care units
also fell to 932, the lowest it has been since April
On November 3, 2020, Mariposa County residents will vote on
Measure N, a ballot measure that will keep Mariposa County’s only
hospital open to provide local access to advanced, life-saving
medical care. (Goldrushcam.com/sierrasuntimes)
Hospitals are entering a new world of medical care with COVID-19,
but infectious diseases are not new territory. Mercy Medical
Center in Redding is one of the few Infectious Diseases
Assessment Centers in the region.(KRCRTV.com)
Delano Hospital is now officially Adventist Health Delano.
According to a news release, the facility received approval from
federal agencies on Wednesday, hospital President David Butler
said. As a result, signs and other materials will begin changing
at the hospital, which has been serving the Delano community
since 1974. (Bakersfield.com)
The Hospital Council – Northern and Central California is the
unified voice of our members, acting as a catalyst to empower
hospitals to act together on issues affecting patient care and
the health status of communities. We are dedicated to advocating
for our member hospitals at the
local and regional level and in support of California
Hospital Association (CHA) at the State and Federal level.
We strive to be an invaluable partner, convening groups across
multiple sectors to address health and quality of life challenges
within our communities.
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