Press Releases and News Articles

November 30, 2018

During National Diabetes Month, Family Health Centers of San Diego Supported National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes

New PSAs Emphasize Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes November 30, 2018 – SAN DIEGO, Calif., Leading health organizations partnered this World Diabetes Day to raise awareness that more than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes, a serious condition that increases their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke. Despite its prevalence,…

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March 26, 2018

FHCSD earns “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation in HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index

March 27, 2018 – SAN DIEGO, Calif., Family Health Centers of San Diego received their “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. Other awardees of the “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” were Kaiser Permanente San…

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March 07, 2018

Family Health Centers of San Diego Announces Support for CDC’s Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

Contact: Anthony White, anthonyw@fhcsd.org Director of Community & Government Relations Family Health Centers of San Diego (619) 232-1123 SAN DIEGO, Calif., On March 8, 2018, the CDC is broadcasting Línea de Ayuda (Helpline), a telethon-style event on San Diego’s Telemundo station ONSD between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. local time. Línea de Ayuda will feature four…

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January 22, 2018

FHCSD Receives Grant from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) was recently granted $6,000 by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s to further our work in HIV/AIDS prevention. The grant will be used by FHCSD’s Clean Syringe Exchange Program (CSEP), which focuses on harm reduction and safety education among people who inject drugs. FHCSD…

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November 15, 2017

CECO Funding Helps FHCSD’s Dermatology Practice

FHCSD thanks the generosity of the County Employees Charitable Organization for funding the purchase of a hyfrecator machine. This essential piece of equipment in our dermatology practice will allow providers to perform biopsies and other procedures in an office setting instead of referring patients out to other specialists. The ability to perform biopsies in-house allows…

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October 25, 2017

CalHEP Clinical Champion Award

Family Health Centers of San Diego’s (FHCSD) own Dr. Christian Ramers has been awarded the CalHEP (California Hepatitis Alliance) Clinical Champion Award for 2017. Through health policy, education and advocacy, CalHEP aims to reduce the burden of hepatitis B and C in California. Dr. Ramers is being recognized for his extraordinary work and leadership in…

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February 18, 2017

Congresswoman Susan Davis Touts Work of Community Health Centers

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July 08, 2016

Chargers Discuss Stadium Initiative

San Diego Chargers to Discuss Stadium Initiative Project At Family Health Centers of San Diego’s Spirit of the Barrio John Spanos, President of Football Operations, and representatives from the San Diego Chargers, including Special Advisors Fred Maas and Jeffrey Pollack, will speak about the downtown stadium initiative at Family Health Centers of San Diego’s Spirit…

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May 25, 2016

New Senior Health Program Launched Downtown

Live Well San Diego Health care centers across the nation are experiencing a growing demand in the number of patients over the age of 55 that are looking to access medical, dental, mental health and support services. This aging population of patients comes with a special set of health care and support needs that intertwine…

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May 05, 2016

New Studies Look at PrEP for Trans People

The Bay Area Reporter The California HIV/AIDS Research Program has announced that it has funded three new demonstration projects – including two in the Bay Area – to learn more about PrEP for transgender women and men. “These studies will provide critical information on the implementation of PrEP among transgender people in California, and will…

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