Press Conference Today: Medi-Cal & UC Davis

WHAT: Health Equity Action Team Press Conference

Speakers will include: Senator Richard Pan; Dr. Anthony Iton – Sr. VP of Healthy Communities, TCE (invited); Kim Williams – Hub Director for Building Healthy Communities;

Amy Williams – Co-Chair of the Health Equity Action Team Coalition; and a UCD Health medical student. Facebook Event link.

WHO: Health Equity Action Team (a subgroup of Sacramento Building Healthy Communities – a coalition of community-based organization, advocates, medical students, and other health equity stakeholders)

WHY: UC Davis Health has FAILED our community.  After many attempts to work with UCDHS leadership to bring back primary care services to poor families in Sacramento – the conversations have stalled.  It has been over TWO YEARS since UCD Health has seen a Medi-cal patient for primary care (and NOT in the Emergency Room).  Thousands of families continue to fall between the cracks.  Please check out our website for more information: http://sacbhc.org/partners/heat/ You can also refer to our open community letter: UC Davis Medi-Cal Campaign Sign On Letter

 

WHEN: MONDAY, April 17th at 10:30am

WHERE: Fruitridge Community Collaborative 4625 44th Street Sacramento, CA 95820

 

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