Category: Announcements


Newsom Issues 2021 Social Innovation Impact Report

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom released the 2021 second annual Social Innovation Impact Report, detailing California’s multisector approaches to addressing the state’s most persistent challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Newsom Administration, California has led 44 public-private partnerships totaling more than $4 billion in corporate and philanthropic contributions and engaging more than 1,600…

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Cal OES Announces New Violence Prevention Grant Opportunity

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) recently released a new grant opportunity to prevent sexual and domestic violence. The purpose of the grant program is to prevent sexual and domestic violence through primary and secondary prevention efforts, prioritize marginalized and underserved populations within communities, and build the capacity of local organizations. The…

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CDPH Urges Californians to Receive Flu Shot

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to urge Californians to receive the influenza (flu) vaccine to protect your health and the health of others, particularly with the holiday season underway and people visiting family and friends. For Californians who still have not received the COVID-19 vaccine or are due for their booster, the…

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CDC Establishes Global Networks on Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced it has awarded $22 million to nearly 30 organizations globally to combat antimicrobial resistance (AR) and other health care threats through the establishment of two new networks – the Global Action in Healthcare Network (GAIHN) and the Global AR Laboratory & Response Network…

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Governor Announces Availability of $300M through Clean California Grant Program

The Newsom Administration on Wednesday announced the availability of nearly $300 million in Clean California grants, calling on local communities to apply for funds to support projects to clean and beautify local streets, tribal lands, parks, and transit centers throughout the state. The new grants are part of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Clean California Initiative, which…

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CDPH Concludes Inspections of Valencia Branch Laboratory

On Monday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the results of a routine inspection and a complaint investigation of the Valencia Branch Laboratory (VBL), the state’s primary COVID-19 testing laboratory. The CDPH Laboratory Field Services (LFS) closed its two inspections of the VBL after multiple visits and detailed assessment of the laboratory. No…

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