Improving the Health of All Californians

CHEAC is dedicated to the promotion, protection, and improvement of the health of all Californians while addressing the unique health needs of our local communities.

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One Week Remains before Legislature’s Spring Recess

With one week remaining before its one-week spring recess, the California Legislature continues with its busy spring, amending bills and scheduling and holding policy committee hearings. The CHEAC Legislative Committee met last Friday to review the second batch bills introduced in 2018 and identified nearly 60 new bills that have an impact on public health…

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Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 Discusses Title XIX Funding, WIC EBT, Home Visiting, Hepatitis A, STDs, and Valley Fever

This week, the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services continued to hear budget issues related to public health. Highlights from the discussion are provided below: Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH). Connie Mitchell, Deputy Director of the California Department of Public Health, the Center for Family Health (the Center) provided members…

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Senate Health and Education Committees Explore Health Coverage and Access for College Students

On Wednesday, the Senate Health Committee and Senate Education Committee held a joint informational hearing on Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for College Students. Senator Ben Allen, Chair of the Senate Education Committee, provided opening comments for the hearing, which included aim of the hearing, desire to understand the scope of problem, learn…

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