Alameda Health System Reaffirms Commitment to Serving All
AHS Board of Trustees Issues Resolution in Response to Recent Immigration Policy Changes
Oakland, Calif. (Feb. 21, 2017) – The Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution reaffirming the health system's commitment to providing healthcare services for all, including vulnerable populations and the uninsured, without regard to income, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification or citizenship.
As an integrated public health care system, which is committed to improving the health and wellness of all people, particularly vulnerable populations and the uninsured, AHS wants to reassure all that they can seek care at all of our facilities without fear.
The AHS Immigration Resolution affirms that AHS and all its facilities, medical staff members, employees and contractors will treat all patients who require its services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status.
A copy of the resolution is available here.
About Alameda Health System
Alameda Health System (AHS) is a leading public health care provider and medical training institution recognized for its world-class patient and family-centered system of care. Our mission, Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All, reflects our commitment to promoting wellness, eliminating disparities and optimizing the health of all communities in Alameda County. We currently provide more than 4,500 jobs and are home to more than 1,100 physicians across nine facilities, including five hospitals and a network of community-based wellness centers. For more information, visit AlamedaHealthSystem.org.