Public Opinion & Surveys
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: Two Months into Crisis, Californians Have High Level of Trust in Health Officials
May 22, 2020
Health Care Costs, Telehealth
Nearly 7 in 10 Californians have confidence in the California Department of Public Health and in their county public health department.
One in Six Adults in California Immigrant Families Avoided Public Benefits in 2019, Study Finds
May 18, 2020
Coverage Trends, Medi-Cal, Health Equity
Confusion about the public charge rule and the chilling effect it has caused are urgent problems in light of COVID-19 and its economic fallout.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: One-Third of California Primary Care Doctors Worry Their Practices Won’t Survive
May 15, 2020
Many physicians say their practices furloughed or laid off staff or cut physician pay while increasing telehealth visits with patients.
COVID-19 Tracking Poll: California Critical Care Doctors Report Increased Availability of Protective Gear, Tests
May 1, 2020
Compared with two weeks ago, California frontline clinicians are now less worried about hospitals meeting staffing needs in the next month.
COVID-19 California Tracking Polls: March–September 2020
During the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, CHCF conducted two sets of tracking polls. The first looked at Californians' use of the health care system. The second focused on frontline health care workers and their assessment of the availability of ICU beds and personal protective equipment. It also looked at the financial impact on primary care physicians' practices.
COVID-19 California Physician Survey: Do Critical Care Doctors Have What They Need?
April 2, 2020
CHCF is surveying critical care physicians in California about the availability of COVID-19 testing, personal protective equipment, ICU beds, and ventilators.