What's Up Newsletter

What's Up Newsletter

Distributed monthly to Health Care Agency staff. Contains tributes to employees, tips for the workplace, program news, and other helpful directives and information for employees.

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PDF file October 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file October 2014 Issue (HTML)

Laura’s Law Hotline launches in OC

  • Ebola: What you need to know
  • Updates to our Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)
  • Hat's Off to Coletta Franciscus
  • Waste Not OC Seals presented
PDF file September 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file September 2014 Issue (HTML)

JHS receives reaccreditation

  • HCA welcomes Dr. Johnson
  • WIC: Strengthening families for 40 years!
  • 211 helpline adds food pantries map
  • Prevention works, treatment is effective & recovery happens
PDF file August 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file August 2014 Issue (HTML)

Public Guardian moves to HCA

  • HIVPAC receives award
  • Lindgren receives recognition 
  • Management Services gains new staff
  • Douroudian honored with award
PDF file July 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file July 2014 Issue (HTML)

Dr. Handler receives Hunger Fighter Award

  • The results are in!
  • TUPP hosts BH Regional Training
  • NACO Awards Presented 
  • Workplace enhancement suggestions?
PDF file June 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file June 2014 Issue (HTML)

Board Approves Laura’s Law implementation

  • Dr. Handler keynote speaker at Conference
  • CHS participates in “Meeting of the Minds” conference
  • Eat. Play. Breathe. Promotes Healthy Lifestyle
  • CCS highlights Employee of the Quarter
PDF file May 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file May 2014 Issue (HTML)

Celebrating Nurses Week, May 6-12

  • Resist the urge to snoop
  • CHS staff receive recognition
  • Call for 2014 Team Excellence Award nominations
  • Director receives 10-Years of Service Award
PDF file April 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file April 2014 Issue (HTML)

Harbor Justice Center DUI Court receives recognition

  • Compliance Matters: A new way to report
  • OCLinks Referral Line
  • Employees Recognized for Service Years
  • BHS participates in church event
PDF file March 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file March 2014 Issue (HTML)

Hats Off to CHS flu vaccination team

  • CHS flu vaccination team
  • Compliance Update
  • Fire Safety
  • Celebrate National Nutrition Month®
PDF file February 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file February 2014 Issue (HTML)

February Is American Heart Month

  • Update—Quarterly Safety Meeting
  • Logos available online
  • Mike Arroyos named CCS Employee of the Quarter
  • Save the Date – Public Health Week 2014 
PDF file January 2014 Issue (PDF)
HTML file January 2014 Issue (HTML)

EMS Coordinator deploys to Philippines to assist with Typhoon Haiyan impact

  • EPRP has moved and remodeled!!
  • PBS features Waste Not OC Coalition
  • CHS/OCSD team up for World AIDS Day
  • Pinterest approved for County use
PDF file December 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file December 2013 Issue (HTML)

Dr. Stratton receives Global Award

  • workingWELL Team wins 2013 Ambriz Award
  • HPC has it all!
  • Denise Fennessy named new Environmental Health Director
  • David Souleles receives CSAC Award
PDF file November 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file November 2013 Issue (HTML)

BH receives Probation Partner Award

  • Holiday programs help those in need
  • HIPAA Horrors
  • Holiday Food Safety Tips
  • October rocked Red Ribbon Week!
PDF file October 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file October 2013 Issue (HTML)

PHL staff represent HCA at TB Conference

  • Halloween Health and Safety Tips
  • Compliance Past, Present and Future
  • Barrera selected as CCS Employee of the Quarter
  • HCA Radiology Techs recognized
PDF file September 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file September 2013 Issue (HTML)

Ava Chavez recognized for contributions to CHS

  • MSI transition & Covered CA key points
  • Mary Maurer receives Therapist of the Year Award
  • Jorgette Leano named CCS Employee of the Year
  • Employees Recognized for Service Years
PDF file August 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file August 2013 Issue (HTML)

CHS Deputy Agency Director Appointed

  • Public Health Services Quality Academy
  • The month of August is National Immunization Awareness Month
  • BHS EHR Project Enhancement is underway
  • Environmental Health focuses on food at OC Fair
PDF file July 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file July 2013 Issue (HTML)

Sanchez appointed Assistant Director

  • Board approves FY13/14 MHSA Plan Update
  • Team welcomed by Cuban officials
  • Making a splash without a pool
  • Used Oil Program garners YouTube views
PDF file June 2013 Issue (PDF) 
HTML file June 2013 Issue (HTML)

County receives Most Committed Partner Award for community participation

  • 2013 Compliance survey results
  • Patients’ Rights Advocate will be missed
  • Behavioral Health nurses receive recognition
  • Amber Alford receives recognition award
PDF file May 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file May 2013 Issue (HTML)

CHS Wound Care Team targets inmates

  • CCS Employee of the Quarter announced
  • Safety Refresher Training
  • Earth Day at the Bay 2013
  • Avian Influenza A (H7N9) in the news
PDF file April 2013 Issue (PDF)
HTML file April 2013 Issue (HTML)

DUI Summit raises awareness

  • Countdown to Compliance
  • Nurse-Family Partnership heads to D.C. reception
  • Employees Recognized for Service Years
  • Youth-created artwork showcased
 PDF file March 2013 Issue (PDF) 
HTML file March 2013 Issue (HTML) 

March is National Nutrition Month®

  • 2013 Compliance Survey
  • Update: Quarterly Safety Meeting
  • World TB Day is March 24
  • Blood donations needed
 PDF file February 2013 Issue (PDF) 
HTML file February 2013 Issue (HTML) 

LDP celebrates 6th graduating class

  • Community leaders explore ways to combat hunger in OC
  • Healthcare Fraud – An expensive crime
  • February is American Heart Month
  • Public Health Week 2013
   PDF file January 2013 Issue (PDF) 
HTML file January 2013 Issue (HTML) 

Nurses decorate 2013 Rose Parade float

  • Executive Secretaries host holiday event
  • Compliance Analyst receives CHC Certification
  • 2013 Point-in-Time Count of the Homeless 
  • New HCA website

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