California Health and Human Services

Link to California State Web Portal
Link to the California Web State Portal
logo-web
Link to the California Health and Human Services homepage

Blog

Deadline to Sign the State’s First-Ever Data Sharing Agreement Is January 31, 2023 — Kicking Off the Next Phase of Implementation for the Data Exchange Framework

Many healthcare entities are required by law to sign the CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) by January 31, 2023 and to begin sharing data by January 31, 2024—part of an ongoing CalHHS initiative to create new connections and efficiencies between health and social services providers, promote health equity, and improve whole-person …

Deadline to Sign the State’s First-Ever Data Sharing Agreement Is January 31, 2023 — Kicking Off the Next Phase of Implementation for the Data Exchange Framework Read More »

CalHHS Office of Youth and Community Restoration and Vera Institute of Justice Launch Partnership

MEDIA CONTACT FOR OYCR: Amy Clark aclark@wearerally.com 206.240.3284 MEDIA CONTACT FOR VERA: Déja Stewart dstewart@vera.org Competitive process opens today for first-of-its-kind initiative to end girls’ incarceration. The initiative aims for comprehensive system change efforts, led by county probation departments and community organizations. SACRAMENTO – The Office of Youth and Community Restoration (OYCR) of the California …

CalHHS Office of Youth and Community Restoration and Vera Institute of Justice Launch Partnership Read More »

CalHHS Emergency Resource Guide

Please be sure to follow evacuation orders from law enforcement. For life-threatening emergencies, please immediately call 911. View the Emergency Resource Guide in Spanish. CALL TO ACTION In an emergency, we all have a responsibility to check on our family, friends, and neighbors, especially older individuals, those with disabilities, and our children. Please take a moment to check-in …

CalHHS Emergency Resource Guide Read More »

CalHHS Annual Letter 2022

Dear CalHHS Partners, It has been another tremendous year within the departments and offices across the California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS).  We are not only proud of what we have done together, with you, our valued community, and local partners, in 2022 but for how the work in 2022 complements and carries forward …

CalHHS Annual Letter 2022 Read More »

California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Legislative Action Report

This is the first annual California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Legislative Action Report, which provided an overview of the legislative proposals that passed the Legislature and were presented to Governor Newsom during the 2021-22 session. Elected leaders, legislative staff, and valued stakeholders worked closely with our 12 departments and five offices to assess …

California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Legislative Action Report Read More »

Joint Statement from CalHHS Leaders on New Public Charge Regulation 

California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS), the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Department of Social Services (CDSS), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), and Covered California Leaders Applaud Federal Changes to Public Charge  Immigrants and their families should not have to live in fear of being …

Joint Statement from CalHHS Leaders on New Public Charge Regulation  Read More »

Suicide Prevention Resources to Support Youth, Families and Teachers

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the California Health and Human Services Agency has curated youth suicide prevention resources for young people, families and friends, and teachers and schools. Resources include videos, information, and links to services that can help Californians find the support they need and when they need it. Throughout Suicide Prevention …

Suicide Prevention Resources to Support Youth, Families and Teachers Read More »

Cal Hospital Compare Announces Honor Roll Hospitals

August 23, 2022 Sacramento, CA – California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, along with Cal Hospital Compare, recognized hospitals across California today for their high performance in maternity care, opioid stewardship, and patient safety. “Improving the quality of patient care in hospitals is an ongoing process,” said CalHHS Secretary Dr. …

Cal Hospital Compare Announces Honor Roll Hospitals Read More »

Wellness Wednesday

California Health & Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly presents this mindful breathing exercise for Wellness Wednesday featuring Fresno teacher Everardo Pedraza. View more Wellness Wednesday videos,  or visit the CalHHS YouTube channel. For more Mindfulness activities and tools for children visit our Wellness Wednesday page.

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Resources Hub

For Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, visit this resources hub to learn about resources, information, supports and services to support children’s mental health. Find information for: Youth Parents, family and friends Schools and teachers Read the Governor’s proclamation declaring Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

Joint Comment Letter on Proposed Public Charge Rule

On April 25, 2022, the California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS), along the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and California’s Health Insurance Exchange, Covered California,  submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the …

Joint Comment Letter on Proposed Public Charge Rule Read More »

RFI2-Request for Innovative Ideas in Over-The-Counter (OTC) Antigen Test

The Department of General Services, in collaboration with the Department of Public Health, is releasing a Request for Innovative Ideas (RFI2) to pursue a public-private partnership with a test manufacturer to disrupt the testing market to drive down the costs of at-home tests while securing a reliable and timely supply chain for California and leveraging …

RFI2-Request for Innovative Ideas in Over-The-Counter (OTC) Antigen Test Read More »

CalHHS Internship Program

The California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) is seeking to hire a Graduate/Undergraduate Paid Intern. Under the direction of executive staff, the student will be assigned activities and given assignments that shall support and enhance the student’s academic development (in their area of study and/or major). The incumbent will perform the following duties: Develops, …

CalHHS Internship Program Read More »

Scroll to top button