Allison Bradley

COVID-19 Advocacy

State Advocacy Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital associations have advocated for hospitals with Gov. Newsom’s office and Administration on the importance of caring for all Californians — those with COVID-19 and those with other medical needs. Advancing hospitals’ needs at the highest levels of state government has included: Recommendations on planning for COVID-19 resurgences to the […]

Regional Resources and Tools

The associations have also supported hospitals in their important work with local public health and elected officials to meet COVID-19 regional challenges and the health care needs of their communities. To learn more, visit: Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties Hospital Association of Southern California Hospital Council – Northern & Central California

COVID-19 Resource Tracking and Requests

Among the many challenges hospitals have faced are patient surges and staffing shortages due to community outbreaks and childcare and school closures. To help address these issues, the hospital associations assist in locating needed resources such as personal protective equipment, testing supplies, and urgent staffing, as well as clarifying the process for key supply and […]

Streamlining COVID-19 Data

Working in partnership with the California Department of Public Health, the hospital associations have developed the COVID-19 Tracking Tool for collecting relevant hospital information. CDPH requires hospitals to report data via the tracking tool, and CDPH then shares the information with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — allowing hospitals to meet both federal and state reporting […]