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
The pandemic has forced hospitals and doctor’s offices to change
the way they see patients. At Sutter Health one unique piece of
that equation is an electronic ICU– or eICU– virtually treating
a patient in real-time hundreds of miles away.
Sacramento is one of two eICU hubs. The other at Sutter Health is
in the Bay Area. (KCRA.com)
Monterey County is offering more housing to area farmworkers
impacted by COVID-19. The “Housing for the Harvest” program is a
new effort to reduce the spread of the virus among agricultural
employees by moving workers who test positive to safe alternate
rooms during quarantine.
The program is administered by the Monterey County Emergency
Operations Center in coordination with the Health
Department which oversees the referral
The Bay Area hit two milestones in its battle with COVID-19 on
The region’s 10 counties, including Santa Cruz, reported their
fewest cases in a single day since late-June, while there were
fewer deaths reported in the past week than any other seven-day
period since mid-July, according to data compiled by this
news organization. (MercuryNews.com)
Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) put a lot of effort into
healing itself during 2019, and the results are encouraging, says
Tulare Adventist President Randy Dodd.
After reopening in October of 2018, 2019 marked the first full
calendar year of operation for the resuscitated medical facility,
a year that saw much of the new leadership’s efforts directed to
undoing the damage to the Tulare Local Health Care District and
the hospital’s reputation. (Ourvalleyvoice.com)
The Hospital Council – Northern & Central California is the
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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
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Hospital Association (CHA) at the State and Federal level.
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multiple sectors to address health and quality of life challenges
within our communities.
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