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)
Over the past two months, Oakland-based Bay Area Community
Services and Kaiser Permanente say they’ve found
housing with social support services for more than
250 homeless individuals, and there’s more to
California’s Department of Public Health will move dozens of
permanent beds from a long-term residential program at Zuckerberg
San Francisco General Hospital to a short-term program in another
part of the hospital. (Becker’s Hospital Review)
UCSF Medical Center has been recognized among the nation’s elite
hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best
Hospitals survey, marking the 21st year that UCSF Health has been
listed among the top 10 hospitals in the prestigious listings.
Sutter Health today announced the June 3 opening
of Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation’s (SPMF) Van
Ness and Geary medical office building (or MOB) at 1100 Van
Ness Ave. The building, owned by Pacific Medical Buildings, is a
10-story, 250,000 sq. ft. facility located across the street
from Sutter’s new CPMC Van Ness Campus hospital,
which opened in March. More than 120 specialty physicians and
clinicians from the Sutter Health network will occupy five floors
of the building in the heart of San Francisco.
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Michon joined the Hospital Council after seven years with Kaiser
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East Bay and San Francisco. During her tenure, she built
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staff throughout the Bay Area, and with community health partners
and business organizations.
Prior to her time with Kaiser, Michon was the government and
public affairs director for an industry trade association and
served as a senior staff member to Congressmember Barbara Lee.
Michon received her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University
School of Law and undergraduate degree from the University of
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