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As California’s hospitals continue their life-saving work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital associations continue to advocate on behalf of hospitals and their patients, in addition to offering these tools and resources:

Budget Proposal Offers Solid Start to Rebuild Health Care System

For all of you who are on the front lines working extraordinary hours to respond to the unbelievable spread of omicron over the past several weeks, it might have been easy to overlook the Monday release of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2022-23 budget proposal, which includes a slew of important health care initiatives. 

Hospitals: Final Step to Expand Coverage for All Included in January Budget Proposal Will Deliver Care to Millions

“Governor Newsom’s budget proposal to expand health care coverage to all income-eligible adults ages 26-49 regardless of immigration status is the final step needed to ensure that California becomes the first state in the nation to achieve universal health care coverage,” said Carmela Coyle, President & CEO of the California Hospital Association. “Delivering coverage for […]

Graphics Available To Encourage ED Avoidance for COVID-19 Testing 

To help California hospitals as they face increased patient volumes due to COVID-19 and the omicron variant surge, CHA is sharing graphics for use in social media. The graphics, which are available for both Facebook and Twitter, are designed to serve as a reminder that patients should save the emergency department for emergencies and seek a […]

Supply, Access to Monoclonal Antibody, Oral Antiviral Treatments Varies

Over the past several weeks, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has made several changes and updates to the distribution and allocation of currently available treatments for COVID-19, including monoclonal antibodies and oral antivirals.