California must put Black and Latino Communities at front of COVID Vaccine Line

By James Jackson, Interim CEO of Alameda Health System As published in The Sacramento Bee As we see a convergence of Black History Month and the Herculean effort to disseminate the COVID-19 vaccine, we need to do more than recognize the historical contributions of African Americans in the country. We must take [...]

2021-02-26T22:08:53+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS COVID-19 Vaccine Information – Chinese

我們定為所有人服務。在疫情期間,我們繼續爲你服務。 阿拉米達健康系統 (Alameda Health System) 現在為我們的病人提供免費的2019冠狀病毒(COVID-19)疫苗接種。請參閱以下有關誰可以立即接種疫苗以及如何接種疫苗的詳細資料。 誰可以接種COVID-19疫苗 ? 現時,我們可以為以下的病人接種疫苗: • 在阿拉米達健康系統 (AHS)診所接受護理(初級護理、專科、牙科或心理行為健康科)和 • 是65歲或以上 隨著阿拉米達縣疫苗指引的變更,我們將更新此資格(可以在這裏 here 找到指引和資源)。 在哪裡提供疫苗接種 ? 以下的AHS健康中心都將會提供疫苗接種。 • 海倫醫院: 1411 E 31st St, Oakland, CA 94602 Highland Care Pavilion, 3樓 • Eastmont健康中心: 6955 Foothill Blvd #200, Oakland, CA 94605 • Hayward 健康中心: 664 Southland Mall, Hayward, CA 94545 • Newark 健康中心: [...]

2021-02-18T01:17:47+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: uncategorized|

AHS COVID-19 Vaccine Information

We serve all. During this pandemic, and always. Servimos a todos. Durante la pandemia, y siempre.El Sistema de Salud de Alameda está ofreciendo la vacunación gratuita del COVID-19 para nuestros pacientes. Por favor vea a continuación información detallada importante acerca de quién puede obtener una vacuna ahora y como obtenerla.¿Quién puede vacunarse contra [...]

2021-02-18T01:18:53+00:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: uncategorized|

AHS Offering COVID Vaccine to Vulnerable Patients

Hundreds of AHS patients who are 65 years and older who receive care at our primary care, specialty, dental or behavioral health clinics began receiving COVID-19 vaccine at our vaccination clinics last week. Today, vaccine is being offered at Highland, Eastmont, Hayward, and Newark Wellness Centers. “I am very happy to be receiving the [...]

2021-02-18T01:20:11+00:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

In Honor of Black History Month We Spotlight the Granny Midwives and Their Legacy

AHS has been providing midwife led services for more than 40 years, but the practice of midwifery is not new and in fact Black midwives have played a leading role in providing care during labor and delivery for thousands of women dating back to the 1600s. The granny midwives were well respected Black women [...]

2021-02-09T17:08:29+00:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Connecting Patients with Community Services Creates a Better Patient Experience

A few months into the pandemic Natalie Curtis, MD, Primary Care and the Ambulatory team noticed fewer patients were coming in for routine health care services. “As a result, they were at risk of not getting their health care needs met,” said Curtis. That’s when Curtis and the Ambulatory medical staff volunteered for a [...]

2021-02-08T23:20:12+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

HealthPATH: Increasing Diversity and Equity in the Health Care Workforce of the Future

Through our HealthPATH program Alameda Health System (AHS) is investing in the next generation of health care workers by providing a path to health care careers for students from economically disadvantaged communities. Every year HealthPATH’s nine programs provide internships and other work-based learning experience to more than 500 middle school to college students who [...]

2021-02-08T21:32:12+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Oakland Native James Jackson Takes Helm at the Alameda Health System

Oakland Native James Jackson Takes Helm at the Alameda Health System Recently published in “As an AHS patient, physician and Board president, I am delighted that Mr. Jackson is re-joining Alameda Health System and stepping into this vital role,” said Taft Bhuket, M.D., president of AHS’s Board of Trustees. The [...]

2021-02-08T19:44:14+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Featured|