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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Fiscal Committees Face Deadline to Advance Bills Next Week

The Legislature maintained a busy hearing schedule this week, considering and taking action on a number of policy and budget items. Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees will hold suspense file hearings next week in order to meet the May 25 deadline for fiscal committees to hear and report to the floor all fiscal bills introduced…

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Budget Subcommittees Hear May Revise Items and Close Out Issues

With last week’s release of the Governor’s May Revision, health and human services budget subcommittees worked hard to hear all May Revision items and closeout all issues previously heard but held open. The Senate concluded the work of the Subcommittee on Thursday, while the Assembly will convene a vote-only hearing on Thursday, May 24. Upon…

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reach Record High in California

According to a report this week released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), a record number of California residents were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in 2017. More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and early syphilis were reported last year, marking a 45 percent increase compared to rates five years…

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