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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April Proving to be an Extremely Busy Month in Sacramento

This week, the California Legislature continued its flurry of activities with two weeks remaining before the April 27 deadline for policy committees to hear and report all fiscal bills introduced in their house of origin. Lawmakers have been extremely busy amending measures and presenting bills at policy committee hearings, and a significant number of bills…

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Kaiser Permanente Announces New Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative

This week, Kaiser Permanente announced the formation of the Kaiser Permanente Task Force on Firearm Injury Prevention and a $2 million investment in research to prevent injuries and death caused by firearms. In 2016, firearm-related injuries caused over 30,000 deaths in the United States, and Kaiser Permanente treated more than 11,000 victims of gunshot wounds…

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Prevention Institute Publishes Brief on Health Inequities

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Prevention Institute released a brief titled, “Countering the Production of Health Inequities through Systems and Sectors.” The brief examines a series of determinants of health, their connections to health and safety, and inequities in health and wellbeing outcomes. To better understand the origination of health…

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