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

Posted by Uptown Studios on Tuesday, October 1, 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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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...
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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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Two Latina women, wearing colorful traditional Mexican dresses, dancing with words "Salud in the News" behind their image.
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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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,...
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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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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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Two Latina women, wearing colorful traditional Mexican dresses, dancing with words "Salud in the News" behind their image.
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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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...
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