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Access our: COVID-19 Resources and Information page.

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13
Aug

Dr. Christina Gamboa Interviewed for KAZU Story: Why Monterey Bay Latinos And Hispanics Are Worse Off When It Comes To COVID-19

Dr. Christina Gamboa, Clinical Director and Director of Women’s Health at Salud Para La Gente (Salud), was interviewed for a KAZU segment on COVID-19 cases in the Monterey Bay area. She discussed how “the disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on the Latinx community is a result of communities of color not being included in medical decision-making...
02
Aug

Dr. Amy McEntee Interviewed for MSNBC Story on COVID-19 Cases in Watsonville

Dr. Amy McEntee, Chief Medical Officer of Salud Para La Gente (Salud), was interviewed for a segment on COVID-19 cases in Watsonville on the MSNBC show Weekends with Alex Witt. The story explores disproportionate rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the Latinx community.   The story begins at minute 12:22 and continues through 14:35....
28
Jul

Salud and UCSC Partnership to Increase Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Testing

“UC Santa Cruz, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County partner to expand access to COVID-19 testing: The campus is testing samples collected by Salud Para la Gente and Santa Cruz Community Health.” By working with local nonprofit health centers, the partnership will ensure that county residents will be able to get a COVID-19 test, regardless of...
27
Jul

Dr. Amy McEntee Interviewed for NBC Bay Area News Story on the Impact of COVID-19 on Farm Workers

Dr. Amy McEntee, Chief Medical Officer of Salud Para La Gente (Salud), was interviewed on July 27 in a NBC Bay Area news story on the impact of COVID-19 on farm workers. Dr. McEntee appears approximately minute 1:53 into the 2 minute news segment: update: On July 28th, part of Dr. McEntee’s interview with NBC...
23
Jul

NBC Bay Area Comunidad del Valle Interview with Dr. Amy McEntee and Darlene Torres

On July 23, 2020, Dr. Amy McEntee, CMO, and Darlene Torres, CHS Manager, of Salud Para La Gente (Salud), were interviewed by NBC Bay Area on the Comunidad del Valle segment. Their interview is available in two parts:      
14
Jul

Dr. Cornejo Talks COVID-19

On July 14th, Salud’s own Dr. Flavio Cornejo presented a COVID-19 update — Salud en el tiempo de COVID-19 – Una coversación comunitaria con TIC. The talk was given to nearly 150 attendees as part of the Thriving Immigrant Community (TIC) learning series, for which Salud is a founding partner.     Hay mucha información...
09
Jul

Worried You Might Have COVID-19?

You can get tested here in Santa Cruz County. STEP 1. Get tested right away if you have any symptoms, like: • Fever • Sore Throat • Cough • Muscle Pain • Trouble Breathing • Loss of Taste or Smell STEP 2. Get tested if you are worried about COVID-19. Even people with no symptoms...
23
Jun

Ways We Work to Keep You Safe at Salud.

COVID-19 has changed things. When you come to Salud, here are ways we work to keep you safe from COVID-19. We take your temperature before you come in. The staff has theirs taken, too! All staff and each person wears a mask. Except for small children, everyone who comes in the clinic must wear a...
08
Jun

Salud’s Commitment to Dignity, Equity and Service

Dear Community, As a community-based health services provider, when a patient says, “I can’t breathe,” we surround them with care and do everything in our power to save their life. When George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, cried out these words, he remained pinned to the ground by police officers depriving him of air...
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