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CHEAC Publishes July #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter

CHEAC is pleased to make available the July edition of the #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter, featuring the critical work of our local health departments throughout our state. The latest edition highlights our local public health departments supporting homelessness services, TB prevention, and ACEs, as well as an update on Monkeypox. The newsletter can be accessed here.

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CHEAC Issues June #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter

CHEAC is pleased to publish our latest #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter highlighting the critical work of our local health departments statewide. The latest version details state budget investments in public health, Healthy Brain Initiative efforts, COVID-19 vaccination activities, and public health responses to extreme heat, among other areas. The June edition is available here.

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CHEAC Publishes May #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter

CHEAC is pleased to publish our latest #WeArePublicHealth newsletter for May 2022, highlighting the critical work of California’s local health departments in protecting and promoting the health of all Californians. This month’s edition features continued advocacy efforts to bolster local and state public health workforce, infectious disease prevention, and the work of public health nurses….

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CHEAC Publishes April #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter

CHEAC is pleased to issue our April 2022 Edition of the #WeArePublicHealth Newsletter, featuring the work of our California local health departments. The April edition highlights the recently awarded Beverlee A. Myers Award, sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention work, National Public Health Week celebrations, and local activities to advance health equity. The full April 2022…

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Senate Democrats Issue 2022 Budget Plan

This week, ahead of the Governor’s May Revise, the California State Senate Democrats issued their 2022-23 Budget Plan, “Putting California’s Wealth to Work for a More Equitable Economy.” The plan highlights priority investments for the state in consideration of the state’s rebounding economy. The overall goals of the Senate Democrats are to build an equitable…

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LAO Warns of Fiscal Challenges in Out-Years

This week, California Legislative Analyst Gabriel Petek issued a post warning of potential state budget problems in coming years despite California’s persistent strong state tax collections. The LAO recently conducted a fiscal analysis of 10,000 possible revenue scenarios, finding that in 95 percent of its simulations, the state encountered a budget problem at fiscal year…

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California Issues Extreme Heat Action Plan

This week, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state has released its Extreme Heat Action Plan, outlining a strategic and comprehensive set of state actions to adapt and strengthen resilience to extreme heat. With the launch of the Extreme Heat Action Plan, the Newsom Administration is announcing an all-of-government approach to address extreme heat across four…

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CDC Issues Health Alert on COVID-19 Therapeutics Availability

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week issued a nationwide health alert to update health care providers, public health departments, and the public about the availability and use of recommended therapies for COVID-19 and to advise against using unproven treatments that have known or potential harms for outpatients with mild to moderate…

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