Saluting Heroes on National Doctor’s Day for Their Tireless Commitment During COVID-19

One year ago,  March 11 marked a day like no other. The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and the world as we knew it changed forever. Nowhere was the impact felt stronger than in health care and with Alameda Health System (AHS) providers who found themselves faced with the insurmountable task of [...]

2021-05-21T16:43:29+00:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

In Solidarity with our Asian American & Pacific Islander Community

TO:                  All Staff & Medical Staff FROM: James Jackson, Interim Chief Executive Officer Taft Bhuket MD, Board of Trustee President Tracy Jensen, Board of Trustee Vice President Jennifer Esteen, Board of Trustee Secretary/Treasurer Kinkini Banerjee, Board of Trustee Luisa Blue, Board of Trustee Jeanette Dong, Board of Trustee Alan E. Fox, Board of Trustee Sblend [...]

2021-05-21T16:44:18+00:00March 20th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Black docs, nurses, researchers answer questions Black people are asking about COVID-19 vaccines

THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us kicks off with an open and honest conversation between W. Kamau Bell and Black doctors (including our Dr. Simms-Mackey and Dr. Francis), nurses and researchers that gets to the heart of Black people’s questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. This new campaign from KFF’s Greater Than COVID and the [...]

2021-05-21T16:47:38+00:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Black newborns and moms in Oakland need more support. These East Bay birth workers are here to help

As recently published in Last year, Black infants born in Alameda County were less than half as likely to survive past their first birthday than white infants, according to data from the California Department of Public Health. Black newborns were also twice as likely to face low-birth weights compared to white newborns, a condition [...]

2021-05-21T16:49:41+00:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Featured|