Tag Archives: California

Rechazan a cuidadores familiares en sitios de vacunación contra covid de California

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. Use Nuestro Contenido Este contenido puede usarse de manera gratuita (detalles). En California, la confusión… Read More »

New vaccine delivery system starts in parts of California

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s new system of delivering, tracking and scheduling coronavirus vaccines is being rolled out in select counties, a first step in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to smooth out what has been a confusing and disjointed rollout hampered by limited national supply. Newsom announced last month that his administration had tapped insurer Blue… Read More »

California won’t allow virus vaccines without state approval

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California won’t allow any distribution of coronavirus vaccines in the nation’s most populous state until it is reviewed by the state’s own panel of experts, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday. Vaccinations for the pandemic “will move at the speed of trust,” said Newsom, a Democrat, and the state wants its own independent… Read More »

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says tech companies are key to lifting coronavirus restrictions

Tech companies will be key to supporting California’s growing “army” of coronavirus contact tracers and ultimately reopening the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom told CNBC on Friday. Newsom’s plan for reopening the state is highly dependent on the capacity to test widely for the virus and to conduct contact tracing, whereby personnel identify and track people… Read More »

Blue Shield of California to cover whole genome sequencing of critically-ill children

Blue Shield of California has become among the first health insurers in the nation to cover the cost of whole genome sequencing to help critically-ill babies and children in intensive care who have an unexplained medical condition. Blue Shield of California will cover rapid and ultra-rapid whole genome sequencing done by the San Diego-based Rady… Read More »

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! CDA Presents brings exotic animal dentistry to Anaheim – CDA (California Dental Association)

From the wild lions roaming sub-Saharan Africa to the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans receiving care at the Sacramento Zoo, exotic animals around the world have been an intriguing topic for many years. While their habitats, diets and breeding practices are usually the conversation of choice, their unique dental needs are often left unexplored. A new… Read More »

Collaborative Effort Will Support Mental Health for California Students – Managed Healthcare Executive

There is a mental health crisis among California’s youth. Studies show up to one in five students in the U.S. has a serious mental health need, yet in California too few of those affected receive the help they need, according to Blue Shield of California, based in Oakland, California. To address this issue, the payer is launching BlueSky, a… Read More »