A speaker’s forum examining the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare,” takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Embassy Suites Sacramento, 100 Capitol Mall.
The California Endowment, Health Law Guide for Business has launched a new Spanish-language website designed to help Latino business owners and employees comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.
Officials are warning residents in Sacramento and Yolo counties to protect themselves against mosquito bites, citing the unusually large number of mosquito samples and dead birds that have tested positive for West Nile virus this year.
- Some 9.5 million Americans gained health coverage during the recent marketplace enrollment period as the uninsured rate for working-age adults fell from 20 percent to 15 percent, according to a new national survey by the Commonwealth Fund.
Mental health professionals will work side-by-side with police officers in Yolo County starting in the fall, on the strength of nearly $1.9 million in state grants.
Local health officers have a common recipe for keeping their counties’ children healthy: Make sure children and their parents have ready access to doctors. Provide prenatal care for young mothers. Educate families on healthy habits. Keep kids active and in school.
The public is invited Saturday to the fifth annual “Canine Pentathlon,” a fund-raising event for A New Leash on Life, a charity that comforts dog lovers who are coping with cancer.
Laurie Harting, with more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry, has been appointed senior vice president of operations for greater Sacramento service area of Dignity Health. She assumes her new duties July 14.