This COVID-19 collection contains data, analysis, best practices, and news related to how the state's health care system can and is responding to this sweeping health emergency.
Black Health Experts Talk with W. Kamau Bell About COVID-19 Vaccines
How did we get a COVID-19 vaccine so fast? Is it safe for me, seniors, or children? THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, is a new campaign for and by Black people. Join W. Kamau Bell as he gets the answers from Black doctors, nurses, and researchers. The campaign was developed by KFF; Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH; and the Black Coalition Against COVID-19. CHCF is a proud sponsor.
California Department of Public Health: COVID-19 Vaccination
Everyone in California will have an opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at no cost. But our vaccination supply is limited right now. So we’re starting with the groups who are at highest risk, like people with a high chance of exposure and people 65 and older. Find out if it’s your turn.
CA Notify: California’s COVID-19 Exposure Notification System
Add your phone to California’s exposure notification system to get COVID-19 exposure alerts and to protect those around you. It’s private. It’s secure. It’s 100% opt-in. This program is being run by the California Department of Public Health.
COVID-19 Resources from DHCS
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is working with state and federal officials and program partners to make sure Medi-Cal enrollees have access to care. This page is being regularly updated with information for providers and partners about home and community-based services, behavioral health, eligibility, waivers, and other policy issues.
COVID-19 California Tracking Polls
COVID-19: Temporary Changes to How We Work
Commonwealth Club on April 17: California Health Care’s Response to the Pandemic
CHCF’s Sandra R. Hernández, MD, joined Bechara Choucair, MD, from Kaiser Permanente and Peter Lee of Covered California for a live streamed discussion on April 17 hosted by the Commonwealth Club. How is the health care system in the state responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? What are the health and financial implications for individual Californians? A recording of this event is available.