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Behavioral Health Meetings Underway in Kern County

Who

  • Hospitals in Kern County 
  • Kern County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

What

Hospital Council has begun convening monthly meetings of member hospitals and Kern County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. The group’s work is primarily focused on the upcoming implementation of Senate Bill (SB) 43 (on or before Jan. 1, 2026). The regular convening has also provided an opportunity for providers and county staff to directly discuss larger scale issues beyond SB 43. 

Takeaway/Next Steps

None

Contact

RVP David Bacci at dbacci@hospitalcouncil.org