Through Testing and Outreach AHS Supports Our Homeless Community During COVID-19

People experiencing homelessness are uniquely vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and Alameda Health System (AHS), in collaboration with the county, has been at the forefront of providing much-needed care and testing. By Janet DeVor As a collaborating partner for Alameda County’s Project Roomkey, Damon Francis, MD and medical director for the AHS Health [...]

2020-05-20T15:17:17+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

First AHS Ambulatory COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at San Leandro Hospital

As part of Alameda Health System’s (AHS) comprehensive COVID-19 response and recovery plan, the system opened its first ambulatory drive-through and walk-up testing site at San Leandro Hospital (SLH) for AHS patients on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  After being evaluated by an AHS physician, symptomatic patients who meet the criteria for COVID-19 and receive a [...]

2020-05-19T20:20:43+00:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Joseph Peters-A Legacy of Service and Pride

“I’m just an Oakland kid who loves his city, who loves the people in the city and has a heart for this community and wants to see young people strive and do better. It was a higher perspective that my dad offered me through his job here at Highland.” [...]

2020-05-12T17:33:23+00:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

A Salute to All Our Staff

As we approach Hospital Week, we want you to know how honored and grateful we are for ALL of our staff. You are the engine that makes our motor run and without you we would not be able to meet our mission of caring, healing, teaching and serving all. Today we honor YOU for all [...]

2020-05-11T18:55:46+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|