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We are available 24/7 for your urgent health care questions or concerns.

Salud Para La Gente is here for you. Call us for an appointment at (831) 728-0222.
We are available 24/7 for your urgent health care questions or concerns.


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Salud Para La Gente Paves the Way for Seamless Access to Mental Health Services for Spanish-speaking Patients in Watsonville!

The California Health Care Foundation has highlighted our commitment to inclusive healthcare, emphasizing our efforts to provide seamless access to mental health services for patients with limited English proficiency. As we reflect on our journey, we encourage you to read the featured piece, which highlights our cross-departmental collaboration, the importance of hiring bilingual staff from...

Featuring one of our own, Anita Aguirre! Through her dedication and passion, Anita is at the forefront of supporting Salud to expand access to oral health for seniors in Santa Cruz County.

Through collaboration with Dientes Community Dental Care and the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, Anita and the Salud Dental team are transforming the landscape of dental care for seniors. By now, you’ve likely heard about how, through this key funding and partnership, Salud will be positioned to hire additional dental providers to serve more patients,...

Salud Para La Gente’s Board Announces Next Chief Executive Officer

(Watsonville, CA) Salud Para La Gente’s (Salud) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Young as Salud’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Donna Young will replace Dori Rose Inda, who is slated to retire in June 2023. “Donna Young has a strong background in healthcare administration that is just what we need...

Read Salud’s 2022 Annual Report!

Salud’s Annual Report is here! Read about all that we accomplished in 2022. This year we shifted away from COVID-centric care, returning focus to our principal mission of quality primary healthcare, preventive screenings, and other essential services. We also continue to assess and reassess our services to ensure they remain responsive to the changing needs...

Salud is recruiting for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on the momentum that has enabled Salud to grow into the pillar of community health that it is today.

Earlier this year, Dori Rose Inda announced her plans to transition from Salud Paral La Gente (Salud) in June 2023 following a decade of exemplary leadership. Salud is a vibrant community in the Pájaro Valley of California’s Central Coast. Salud serves 28,000 patients every year and provides an equitable and holistic approach to healthcare for...

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...

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....

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...