Several Firsts for Ella Mae Ferneil
Ella Mae Ferneil’s background is filled with many “firsts” — first African American registered nurse, public health nurse, visiting nurse, and school nurse in the state of California. Children’s Hospital Oakland is proud to honor this remarkable and determined woman.
Bringing Care to One Rural Community
Madera Community Hospital stepped in to build a medical clinic in the Central Valley town of Mendota, bringing health care to a small rural community that previously had none.
UC Davis Health goes beyond hospital walls to vaccinate community
Without the help of university students, thousands of Sacramento’s most vulnerable residents might not have gotten COVID-19 vaccines. The University of California, Davis School of Medicine provided the workforce while UC Davis Health provided support.
Hospital Task Force to Address Perinatal Equity and Black Infant Health
Who Hospital Council Santa Clara County What The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has directed the Public Health Department to work with providers and stakeholders throughout the county to address perinatal equity and black infant health. The Public Health Department asked Hospital Council to help bring hospitals together to create a Hospital Task Force […]
Six more hospitals join Cherished Futures
Since 2019, Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies has focused on the audacious goal of eliminating maternal and infant health inequities in Los Angeles County. These bold plans continue to gain momentum.