Alameda Health System’s Community Health Fair returns to Alameda Hospital; Come for free flu shots, bike helmets, and more!

Alameda, Calif. — Oct. 2, 2023 — The Community Health Fair at Alameda Hospital was an annual event for 25 years before going on hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, Alameda Health System (AHS) is pleased to announce its return. This year’s theme is disaster and emergency preparedness, and the Alameda Fire Department, Alameda [...]

Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility is on Newsweek’s 2024 List of America’s Best Nursing Homes

Oakland, Calif. — Sept. 27, 2023 — Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda, CA has been recognized on Newsweek’s 2024 list of America’s Best Nursing Homes. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced today, Sept. 27, 2023, [...]

Beloved Birth Black Centering Presents: An evening with ‘Earth Mama’ leading actor, Tia Nomore

The 3rd Anniversary Party for Beloved Birth Black Centering will feature a screening of A24's 'Earth Mama,' plus a conversation with Beloved alumni and the film's star Tia Nomore and Black maternal health equity leaders.  Oakland, Calif. — Sept. 20, 2023 — Oakland-born rapper, actress, and activist Tia Nomore will join Black maternal health leaders at [...]

Calling all Oakland high schoolers: Apply for Alameda Health System’s health care internship program.

Oakland, Calif. — August 7, 2023 — Oakland high schoolers are encouraged to apply for Alameda Health System’s (AHS) HealthPATH program, a workforce development initiative that prepares youth for health care careers. Applications for the Health Excellence & Academic Leadership (HEAL) internship, a HealthPATH program for high school students, will be accepted from Monday, Aug. 7 [...]

AHS studies the use of injectable buprenorphine to treat methamphetamine use disorder and opioid co-use.

June 28, 2023 – Oakland, CA –Investigators at Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Bridge Clinic are participating in a new, six-city trial of injectable buprenorphine for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorder in adults who also use opioids. This is the first study to investigate the drug’s efficacy in treating the two co-addictions simultaneously. “People who [...]

Alameda Health System Publishes the AHS COVID-19 Memory Archive

The archive features short oral history interviews with the health care workers who were on the frontline of COVID-19 in Alameda County, California. May 11, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) has published an AHS COVID-19 Memory Archive to commemorate the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency on May 11, 2023. Earlier in [...]

2023-05-11T18:47:15+00:00May 11th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: |

How to watch red-tailed hawk chicks hatch this Spring on Alameda Health System’s hawk camera.

Affectionately named Stormy and Sunny by community vote, the pair of hawks that watch over the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus are expected to begin nesting soon. February 14, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) has installed a live camera on the nest of Stormy and Sunny, the pair of red-tailed hawks [...]

2023-02-28T03:18:32+00:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Kinkini Banerjee is Named President of the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees

The clinical practitioner, public health leader, and policy advocate has devoted her career to advancing social justice and health equity. January 24, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Kinkini Banerjee has been named president of the AHS board of trustees. The board is the governing body of AHS, the [...]

2023-01-24T19:11:24+00:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: , , |

Alameda Health System Resident Physician Omonivie Agboghidi is a Finalist on the TV Show Baking It!

It takes a village for a physician intern to compete in a baking show (pictured above Yuki Burton (left) and Dr. Omonivie Agboghidi, MPH, MD (right)). January 10, 2023 – Oakland, CA – How does a Highland Hospital resident intern manage to compete in a televised baking competition while completing her residency at the same [...]

2023-01-13T19:22:01+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, AHS Press Releases, Featured|

The Highland Hospital Campus is Renamed The Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus

The renaming is in honor of the late supervisor’s dedication to Alameda County health services and health care for underserved communities. Dec. 16, 2022 – Oakland, CA – Family, friends and colleagues of the late Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan gathered at a ceremony celebrating the renaming of The Highland Hospital Campus in her honor [...]

2022-12-16T19:51:54+00:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: |