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Cottage Health Recuperative Care Program Offers Healing, Housing and Hope to Patients Experiencing Homelessness

As some of the most vulnerable members of the community, patients experiencing homelessness are at risk of poorer health outcomes and often lack access to basic support in recovering from illness or injury.

Cottage Health, a not-for-profit system serving Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties, in partnership with PATH Santa Barbara, is seeking to address basic needs of these fragile patients through
the Cottage Recuperative Care Program. Launched as a pilot program with four beds in fall 2018 and fully implemented with 10 beds at the beginning

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CLC Launches Leadership Training Series

Close to 40 HASC hospital and system members and public health officials attended the inaugural launch of Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) in partnership with the Public Health Institute regional training, Alignment of Governance & Leadership in Healthcare: Building Momentum for Transformation, this month. The free half-day training was held twice — on June 7 at Kaiser Moreno Valley and June 11 at Mission Hospital Laguna Beach.

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Busy Month for CLC’s Public Health Mission

HASC’s Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) initiative had a productive May, focusing on solutions to regional health disparities. On May 14, CLC — with HASC and the Public Health Alliance of Southern California — met with Los Angeles County health leaders to identify interventions aimed at birth-outcomes improvement.

Contact:
Karen Ochoa
(213) 538-0765
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CLC Hosts a Webinar Forum
Update on Edible Food Waste and Recovery Draft Regulations

On Jan. 30 CLC, hosted a complimentary webcast for 50 participants for hospitals, health systems, public health departments and community based organizations to learn learn more about food waste, edible food recovery, and the important role of hospital and health care facilities.

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