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File #: 23-473    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/19/2023 In control: Family and Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/25/2023 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER accepting the Health Care for the Homeless Annual Update report and presentation and FORWARD to the Board of Supervisors for their information, as recommended by the Health Services Department. (Heather Cedermaz, Medical Director; Sara Cortez, Program Director and Gabriella Quintana, Manger)
Attachments: 1. 2023 Homeless Health Care FHS Presentation

FAMILY & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

Meeting Date:                       September 25, 2023

Subject:                                           Healthcare for the Homeless Annual Report

Submitted For:                     Anna Roth, Health Services Director

Department:                                          Health Services

Referral No:                                          5

Referral Name:                     Homeless Continuum of Care / Health Care for the Homeless

Presenter:                     Heather Cedermaz, Medical Director; Sara Cortez, Program Director; and Gabriella Quintana, Manager

Contact:                                          Sara Cortez, (925) 787-5874

 

 

Referral History:

Since 1990, the Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Program has provided health care services to the homeless population in Contra Costa County through mobile clinics, stationary health centers, the Concord Medical Respite facility, street medical outreach clinics and the medication-assisted treatment program.

 

The last annual report to the Family and Human Services Committee (FHS) was presented on June 27, 2022, and later accepted by the Board at their September 20, 2022 meeting.

 

Referral Update:

Please see the attached Health Care for the Homeless Annual Update presentation.

 

Recommendation(s)/Next Step(s):

ACCEPT the Health Care for the Homeless Annual Update presentation and FORWARD to the Board of Supervisors for their information.

 

Fiscal Impact (if any):

There is no fiscal impact.