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Governor Newsom takes action to support California’s health care system during Delta surge

August 17, 2021 With the faster-spreading Delta variant driving an increase in new COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in California, Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an executive order to ensure the state’s health care facilities continue to have the staffing and resources needed to prevent potential strain on the state’s health care delivery system and to provide staffing flexibility for schools to ensure continuity of in-person instruction for all students. The order extends provisions implemented to expand California’s health care…

Newsom, California Health Officer Issue Emergency Orders To Prepare Hospitals & ICUs For Increasing Delta Surge

On Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom’s office announced that one of his staffers, who was fully vaccinated, had contracted Covid-19. According to multiple reports, the staffer had not been near the governor or any of the aides who have worked closely with Newsom’s of late. The breakthrough case in Newsom’s orbit comes on the same afternoon that the state’s Health Officer, Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a new health officer order meant to ensure rapidly filling hospitals and ICUs flexibility.…

Gavin Newsom Is Bad For California’s Health

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California Health and Wellness Assisting Members Across Tehama County during State of Emergency

SACRAMENTO, Calif., August 13, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared state of emergency in Tehama County, California Health and Wellness is providing special assistance to members in the county. The company is taking steps to ensure members affected by the fire can access essential prescription medications and have important information about their benefits if their services are interrupted. Prescription Information During the duration of the state of emergency, members in counties affected by the fires can obtain an…

California Implements First-in-the-Nation Measure to Encourage Teachers and School Staff to Get Vaccinated | California Governor

California continues to lead the nation in implementing vaccination strategies and measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 SACRAMENTO – In order to best protect students and staff as California starts the school year fully in-person, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today issued a new public health order requiring all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week. “To give parents confidence that their children are safe as schools…

California health care workers must be fully vaccinated by Sept. 30

August 10, 2021Area(s) of Interest: Public Health  California health care workers have until September 30, 2021, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 , under a new order issued on August 5, 2021, by Tomás J. Aragón, M.D., the state’s public health officer. The new requirement tightens the earlier announcement made by Gov. Gavin Newsom in late July that health care workers and state employees must be vaccinated or submit to weekly testing.  Between now and then September 30 deadline, employees…

California Health Care Workers Protest Against Vaccine Mandate Outside Hospitals – Newsweek

California Health Care Workers Protest Against Vaccine Mandate Outside Hospitals  Newsweek ‘Our body, our choice’: Health care workers rally against California’s vaccine mandate  KTLA Los Angeles Understanding California’s Vaccination Mandate For Health Care Workers  LAist Healthcare workers protest California’s vaccine mandate  FOX 11 Los Angeles View Full Coverage on Google News…

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California to require COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers

California will require all of its roughly 2.2 million health care workers and long-term care workers to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by September 30 as the nation’s most populous state is losing ground in the battle against new infections of a more dangerous COVID variant. The order, issued Thursday by the California Department of Public Health, is different than what Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom said last month when he announced health care workers would have the choice of…