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03
Dec

Salud Para La Gente receives $1.82 million federal grant

Santa Cruz Sentinel: SALINAS — Salud Para La Gente and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas received federal grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rep. Jimmy Panetta announced Tuesday. Salud Para La Gente in Watsonville received a federal grant of $1.82 million…
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25
Nov

A Primer on EWC: Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening for People in Need

Santa Cruz Sentinel: SANTA CRUZ — by Tara Fatemi Walker   Statewide program EWC (Every Woman Counts) provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to California’s underserved populations. EWC’s purpose is to save lives… [Learn from two Salud Para La Gente (Salud) staff members about the importance of cancer screening and the...
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04
Oct

Program invests in Watsonville’s young people

Register-Pajaronian: WATSONVILLE — SEEDS creates savings account for newborns. Beginning this month, babies born in Watsonville will have a small head start toward college. That’s thanks to Santa Cruz Community Ventures, which has launched Savings and Engagement for Education and Development Success, otherwise known as SEEDS. The program will launch with newborn babies from Salud...

Congratulations to California Primary Care Association for their 25th anniversary awardees in the video challenge!

Posted by Uptown Studios on Tuesday, October 1, 2019
01
Oct

Salud Wins First Place in Beyond These Walls Video Contest 2019

“Moving Healthcare Upstream” — the Salud Para La Gente (Salud) entry in the Beyond These Walls Video Contest 2019 — received over 60,000 votes to win first place. As the Grand Prize Winner, Salud will receive a $5,000 marketing package from Uptown Studios.
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19
Sep

Interview with Emily Solick, LCSW, on KSQD about Behavioral Health

30-minute interview, continued: https://splg.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/emily-solick-interview-ksqd_2019-09-19-224500_part2.mp3 September 19, 2019 — Emily Solick, LCSW, of Salud Para La Gente (Salud) was interviewed on local radio station KSQD’s Good News Santa Cruz program. Listen to the 30-minute recording to hear Emily, Director of Behavioral Health and a Behavioral Health Provider at Salud, speak with host Randa Solick about how...
15
Sep

Salud in the Running for Grand Prize – Beyond These Walls Video Contest 2019

The Salud Para La Gente (Salud) video “Moving Healthcare Upstream” is a top 5 finalist in the Beyond These Walls Video Contest 2019. The final round of voting to select the Grand Prize winners begins Monday, September 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm and ends Monday, September 30, 2019 at 11:59 pm. To help the Salud...
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17
Aug

Eye Health 101

Santa Cruz Sentinel: SANTA CRUZ — by Tara Fatemi Walker   People often discuss how to stay in good general health (including getting enough exercise), but what about eye health? I recently spoke to three locals — two optometrists and one nutritionist — to get some information. A Mexico City native, Doctor of Optometry Maricela...
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08
Aug

Interview with Dr. Devon Francis on KSQD for 2019 National Health Center Week

30-minute interview, continued: https://splg.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/devon-francis-interview-ksqd_2019-08-08-223000_part2.mp3 August 8, 2019 — Dr. Devon Francis of Salud Para La Gente (Salud) took part in an interview on local radio station KSQD’s Good News Santa Cruz program. The conversation was part of 2019 National Health Center Week and featured Santa Cruz county healthcare leaders: Host: Keisha Frost, Chief Executive Officer,...
04
Aug

Salud Celebrates 2019 National Health Center Week

In honor of 2019 National Health Center Week, Salud Para La Gente (Salud) presents our latest video: “Moving Healthcare Upstream.” This year’s National Health Center Week celebration — Rooted in Communities: A local collection of Health Center Stories — takes place from August 4–10, 2019. Salud aims to increase awareness of the social determinants of...