Author: LPOC Organization

Author: LPOC Organization

REMINDER: CalVaxGrant Applications Accepted Through August 13, 2021
July 28, 2021 COVID, COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

As California continues its efforts to vaccinate all eligible residents against COVID-19, the state is creating new support for community-based physicians to help our state reach its vaccination goals.

The CalVaxGrant is a new program administered by Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) that will offer grant funding for physician practices. Organizations may receive up to $55,000 to support vaccination efforts.

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LPOC Supports Governor Newsom’s ‘Vaccination or Test’ Requirement for All State Employees & Health Care Workers
July 26, 2021 COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

The Latinx Physicians of California supports Governor Newsom’s expansion of vaccination and testing of all public employees and health care personnel in California. The health care workforce, in particular, needs to lead by example in confronting the resurgence of this new wave.

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‘I am not alone:’ How a California county is helping Hispanic family caregivers find peace
July 23, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

The Santiagos, an elderly Latino couple living in California, are part of a demographic that is often hard to reach for service providers seeking to help caregivers.

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Let’s Make Our State of CAre ACEs Aware
July 16, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Now is a great time to begin learning more about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), by taking a free, two-hour “Becoming ACEs Aware in California” online training and certification that teaches providers to screen patients for ACEs and respond to the symptoms of toxic stress.

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New ACEs Resource: NumberStory.org
July 2, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

The “number” in one’s story is the total of how many different Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) one personally endured during childhood. This can include abuse, neglect and household challenges, but it can also include societal challenges such as racism, discrimination, poverty, and violence.
The good news is that number does not define us. It is simply an entry point to our own personal story, and recovery. Where it leads is up to you.

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Hospitals, insurers invest big dollars to tackle patients’ social needs
June 23, 2021 The Latest LPOC Organization

In the past decade, dozens of studies funded by state and federal governments, private hospitals, insurers and philanthropic organizations have looked into whether addressing patients’ social needs improves health and lowers medical costs.

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