May 2009 Health Care Stories Archive


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  • Counties Cutting Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants
    Budget-strapped counties around California are looking for ways to save money. Some of them are now turning their sights on health care for undocumented immigrants.
    Wednesday, May 27, 2009
  • Budget Cuts Could Jeopardize Federal Funding
    If Governor Schwarzenegger’s proposed budget cuts are approved California could lose billions of dollars in federal funding.
    Friday, May 22, 2009
  • Kids Could Feel Brunt of Governor's Budget Cuts
    Health care advocates say they’re appalled at the news Thursday that the Schwarzenegger Administration would consider eliminating key health programs. One of those options could mean almost a million children would lose their health insurance.
    Thursday, May 21, 2009
  • County Learns from Swine Flu Outbreak, Faces Budget Cuts
    Health officials are evaluating their initial response to the swine flu outbreak. Dr. Glennah Trochet is Sacramento County’s Public Health Officer. She says they were able to deal with this event, but potential budget cuts could change that.
    Thursday, May 14, 2009
    Health Care Cuts Under Governor's Budget Plan
    Health care advocates say they’re in disbelief over Governor Schwarzenegger's latest budget proposal. It includes $2 billion in cuts to Health and Human Services.
    Thursday, May 14, 2009
  • Proposed Cuts Could Impact County's Emergency Response
    Sacramento County officials will likely make cuts in health care programs. It’s part of their effort to close an almost $200 million budget shortfall. But those cuts could make it harder to respond to disease outbreaks, like swine flu.
    Wednesday, May 13, 2009
  • Nunes Family/Kelley Weiss CPR News
    Nunes Family/Kelley Weiss CPR News
    Art Meets Science in Children's Autism Theater
    Parents of children with autism say they’re finding help from an unlikely source, the Jungle Book musical. It’s through a new autism theater project at UC Davis that's taking an innovative approach that combines art and science.
    Wednesday, May 6, 2009
  • County Fair Guards Against Swine Flu
    The Sacramento County Fair isn’t for another two weeks. But fair officials are already taking steps to ease fears about swine flu spreading from animals to humans.
    Tuesday, May 5, 2009
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    Barbara Kokanas
    2-1-1 Center Hub For Sacramento Swine Flu Information
    Sacramento County public health officials want the public to call 2-1-1 with questions about H1N1 influenza. So, Capital Public Radio’s Kelley Weiss visited the downtown center to see what it’s been like during the swine flu outbreak.
    Monday, May 4, 2009