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Undocumented and Uninsured Part 2: Band-Aid Care


For immigrant families, access to medical care is both limited and a financial hardship. When undocumented Californians do seek medical attention, the types of care available are Band-Aid options—basic services that provide a quick-fix or temporary remedy but do not address preventative, long-term, or sustainable health needs. These limited public programs are often the only option for uninsured Californians. These barriers are essential to…


Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Data Book

SOL Study

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, released the largest and most comprehensive health and lifestyle analysis of people from a range of Hispanic/Latino origins. The data will enable individuals, communities, and policy makers to tailor better health intervention strategies. The report includes data on more than 16,000…


From the Blog


Reflecting On the Past Year

What a difference a year makes! April 17th marks my one year anniversary as Executive Director of the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California. As I reflect on the past 365 days, I am proud of how much we have accomplished. I am also awed by how much there is to do to improve the health…

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Open Enrollment Ends Today! So, What’s Next?

With today being the ‘official’ wrap-up of Covered California’s first open enrollment period, it felt like the appropriate time to reflect and celebrate all the great work done by a diverse partnership of very committed officials, agencies, departments and community partners.  It’s also a good time to start reflecting on what worked, and what can…

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