PG&E Will Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety to Nearly 800,000 Customers Across Northern and Central California

For the most up to date information on the Public Safety Power Shutoff please visit PG&E. As a precautionary measure to reduce wildfire risk during the forecasted severe wind event, PG&E confirmed that it will implement a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in portions of 34 northern, central and coastal counties, affecting electric service for [...]

2019-10-29T16:06:21+00:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

Public Charge Information for Staff and Patients

On August 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the Final Public Charge Rule. This new rule expands the types of public benefits that will be considered for a public charge determination. The new rule will go in effect on Oct. 15, 2019. To ensure staff and patients have accurate information we have [...]

2019-10-08T22:16:10+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

The Behavioral Health Unit Celebrates the Class of 2019

Dina Murray stood tall and smiled brightly as she looked at the people seated to her left and her right. “You are all sent here like pieces of broken glass in a paper bag and we are told to help put you back together. I’m so proud of all of you. You did the work [...]

2019-08-16T18:55:17+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

Supply Drive Supports Local Students

Weeks before Oakland Unified School District commenced a new school year, Alameda Health System (AHS) participated in a school supply drive for Bella Vista Elementary, one of Highland Hospital’s neighboring schools. AHS chief operating officer Luis Fonseca was on site to help deliver the supplies to Principal Linda Flynn. In total, AHS staff donated: [/fusion_text] [...]

2019-08-14T21:10:59+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

S·A·P·P·H·I·R·E Update From the CIO

Excitement is rising as we get closer to the implementation of the new electronic health record (EHR). This is the biggest financial investment in the history of Alameda Health System and it will allow us to provide better care for the future. Many staff have questions about what to expect and our Chief Information Officer [...]

2019-04-24T15:47:11+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

MLK Day of Service Recap

Food is a Basic Human Right For the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, about 40 Alameda Health System staff, executives, trustee members and their families, volunteered at the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB). The AHS crew joined other organizations and together the 200 volunteers bagged about 50,000 pounds of produce [...]

2018-06-15T17:12:38+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Archive, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Alameda Health System Leaders Say Hospitals Are ‘Safe Spaces’ for Undocumented Immigrants

Originally published in East Bay Express. By Darwin BondGraham November 30, 2016 At their board meeting this evening, trustees of the Alameda Health System, which operates the county's public hospitals, affirmed that they will continue to make healthcare services available to undocumented immigrants and other populations whose care might be imperiled by the [...]

2018-06-15T16:56:57+00:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Archive|