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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Legislature Returns to Sacramento in One Month

The California Legislature is set to return to Sacramento to resume the second year of the 2021-22 Legislative Session in one month on January 3, 2022. Lawmakers are anticipated to face a number of significant issues upon their return to the Capitol, including issues related to health and human services implementation (e.g., CalAIM, Children and…

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Assembly Convenes Two Select Committee Hearings Related to Public Health

This week, the California State Assembly convened two informational hearings related to public health in locations throughout the state. We highlight these hearings below: Hernandez Testifies at Assembly Select Committee on Social Determinants of Health On Wednesday, the Assembly Select Committee on the Social Determinants of Health convened its inaugural hearing in La Mesa in…

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WHO Names Omicron Variant of Concern, First Cases Detected in California

Last Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529, or Omicron, as a “variant of concern” following reports of cases to the WHO by South Africa. Researchers continue to study the virus mutations, its impacts on transmissibility and disease severity, and effectiveness of prior infection, vaccines, and current tests and treatments….

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