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UC SAN DIEGO RESEARCHERS LAUNCH PROGRAM TO COMBAT COVID-19 VACCINE HESITANCY

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Researchers at UC San Diego have launched an outreach program to help increase COVID-19 vaccinations among San Diego County’s Latinx and African American communities…Read More

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? SAN YSIDRO HEALTH LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO VACCINATE LATINO YOUNG ADULTS

The campaign, dubbed “¡Ándale! ¿Qué Esperas?” or “Go! What are you waiting for?” is part of a statewide effort led by AltaMed Health Services to reach Latinos who have not been vaccinated as they return to in-person learning and work, by making vaccines more accessible….Read More

SAN YSIDRO HEALTH PARTNERS WITH NORTHGATE GONZALEZ MARKET TO HOST  BACK-TO-SCHOOL COVID-19 VACCINATION POP-UP EVENT

SAN DIEGO — San Ysidro Health hosted a back-to-school COVID-19 vaccination pop-up event Saturday at Northgate Gonzalez Market in San Diego. The event offered back-to-school routine vaccines for children, free COVID vaccines and testing — along with PPE and hygiene bags for children…Read More

 

CAMIÓN SALVAVIDAS PARA VACUNAR CONTRA EL COVID A SAN DIEGO

El proyecto lleva las dosis de la vacuna a comunidades de difícil acceso en un intento por ampliar la inmunización contra el virus. El camión se mueve por el condado de San Diego aplicando dosis gratuitas a sus residentes.

OUTREACH DRIVE REDUCING HOMELESS NUMBERS ON DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO STREETS

In the past two weeks, 170 homeless people have enrolled in case management, 129 were referred to County Behavioral Health Services for screenings, 114 applied for assistance through the County of San Diego Office of Homeless Solutions and 216 received services from County Public Health, including COVID-19 vaccinations, referrals to medical providers or health clinics and referrals to mental health services… Read More 

SAN DIEGO COUNTY SURPASSES NATIONWIDE VACCINE GOAL BY FOURTH OF JULY

“COVID-19 is still disproportionately affecting our Hispanic and Latino communities,” said Adriana Bearse, program manager of research & health promotion at San Ysidro Health, which has been serving the community for more than 50 years…Read More 

 

NATIONAL CITY WORKS TO REACH COVID-19 VACCINE GOAL AS CONCERN LOOMS OVER DELTA VARIANT

“We know that the delta variant in particular is more contagious and has the possibility to be more deadly than other forms of COVID-19,” said Adriana Bearse. Bearse is a program manager at San Ysidro Health and says the clinic has administered nearly 50,000 doses of the vaccine and they are offering all three- Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J…Read More 

SAN YSIDRO HEALTH-EL CAJON OPEN HOUSE & RIBBON CUTTING

El Cajon, Saturday, July 10 – San Ysidro Health (SYHealth) held an Open House & Ribbon Cutting for SYHealth-El Cajon (SYHealth-EC) and a Celebration for Dr. Bassam Nassir. Certificates were presented to SYHealth-EC and Dr. Bassam Nassir from the offices of U.S. Congresswoman Sara Jacobs, CA State Senator Brian Jones; CA State Assemblyman Randy Voepel; San Diego County Supervisor Joel Anderson; the City of El Cajon, and the East County Chamber of Commerce….Read More

NATIONAL CITY WORKS TO REACH COVID-19 VACCINE GOAL AS CONCERN LOOMS OVER DELTA VARIANT

Infectious disease experts are weighing the need for booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, attention has turned specifically to those who received Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine. The concern is amid the more contagious delta variant… Read More

SOUTH BAY CITIES AWARDED $1M EACH TO LAUNCH GREEN, TRANSIT PROJECTS

Chula Vista and National City each have been awarded nearly $1 million to help jumpstart their transportation pilot programs that aim to improve mobility for its residents while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions…Read More

 

CHULA VISTA TO OPEN COVID-19 ANTIBODY TREATMENT CENTER

As COVID-19 trends appear optimistic in Southern California, San Diego County is gearing up for the opening of its second antibody treatment center this week…Read More

SAN YSIDRO HEALTH EVOLVING COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES FOR COMMUNITIES SERVED DURING COVID-19

As San Diego County prepared for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, San Ysidro Health, a nonprofit committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable health care services, quickly evolved in order to continue its mission and meet the needs of the communities the organization serves… Read More

 

SO OFTEN THE PANDEMIC HAS BEEN A FACELESS DISEASE. AT SAN YSIDRO HEALTH, WE SAW THOSE FACES

As a health center founded by seven mothers when the only doctor serving their small community was leaving, San Ysidro Health is no stranger to the challenges faced by our communities. Our founding mothers banded together and 51 years later, San Ysidro Health continues treating the health needs of working families with 107,000 lives in our care…Read More

SAN DIEGO COUNTY NONPROFIT TASK FORCE LOOKS AT COVID-19 RECOVERY IN LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES

A new nonprofit-led task force is urging elected officials in San Diego County to take an equitable approach to the region’s COVID-19 recovery…Read More 

 

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