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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...
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19
Jul

Let’s choose community over profit | Dr. Faris Sabbah

Santa Cruz Sentinel: SANTA CRUZ — Guest Commentary by Faris Sabbah.    We in Watsonville and the surrounding communities of Santa Cruz and Monterey counties have a compelling opportunity to come together to improve the quality of health care in our region — for us, for our families and for our neighbors…
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21
Feb

Santa Cruz County birthing facilities earn baby-friendly hospital designation

Santa Cruz Sentinel: SANTA CRUZ — County birthing facilities designated as baby-friendly hospitals.    Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center, Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz and Watsonville Community Hospital are now recognized as Baby-Friendly Hospitals…
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15
Jan

Call the midwife! (If the doctor doesn’t object)

NBC News: by Anna Gorman (Kaiser Health News) — Every morning at Watsonville Community Hospital in Northern California, the labor and delivery team divvies up its patients — low-risk ones go to the midwives and high-risk ones to the physicians. Then, throughout the day, the doctors and midwives work together to ensure that the births...