Updates to Our Services

Updates to Our Services 2017-11-16T12:16:32-08:00

Free Flu Shot

October 4th, 2016|

Get your flu shot! It's good for your health and for your family's health. Your SFHN primary care clinic has flu shots. Call your primary care clinic or visit to schedule your flu shot. Why [...]

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Celebrates 2016 “Summer Fest”

June 9th, 2016|

ZSFG’s Community Wellness Program is hosting Summer Fest to promote and celebrate family and community wellness. Here's a flyer. When: Friday, June 10th, 11am – 2pm Where: Building 5 – Cafeteria and 2nd floor hall [...]


November 23rd, 2015|

New Public Hospital Funded by San Francisco Voters and Generous Donors will Provide World Class Care for Generations; Unprecedented Public-Private Partnership to Support State-of-the-Art Technology, Medical Equipment and Amenities for Patients ***PRESS RELEASE*** MAYOR LEE [...]

Press Release- San Francisco Health Commission Votes to Support “Screen at 23” Campaign

October 21st, 2015|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/21/2015 Contacts: David Hawks, NCAPIP 202-441-1192 dlhawks@gmail.com Linda Acosta, SFDPH 415-554-2928 Linda.acosta@sfdph.org   San Francisco Health Commission Votes to Support “Screen at 23” Campaign “Screen at 23” will Unmask Diabetes among Asian [...]

Flu season is right around the corner. Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu virus

October 15th, 2015|

Press Release-October 15, 2015 Contact: Nancy Sarieh nancy.sarieh@sfdph.org 415-997-9246 Flu season is right around the corner Now is the time to protect yourself against the flu virus San Francisco, CA – Bay Area Health Officers [...]

Southeast Health Fair

October 14th, 2015|

On October 3, 2015 The SFGH Community Wellness Program participated along with community partners in a very successful Family Health Fair in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhoods. The event promoted nutrition, fitness, treatment, mental health [...]

SFDPH Behavioral Health supports fire victims in valley fire

September 17th, 2015|

SFDPH Behavioral Health is sending volunteer counselors to Calistoga to support victims of the valley fire. On Wednesday, September 16, we were able to send six volunteers up and all clinics are now mobilizing to [...]

Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center receives major gift from physician donor, Dr. Milka Rols

September 17th, 2015|

Press Release- Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (Laguna Honda) today announces the acceptance of donations totaling $500,000 by Dr. Milka Rols, a former Laguna Honda physician. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to [...]

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 28th, 2015|

Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO SUCCESSFULLY REDUCING OVERDOSE DEATHS - Click here to view document. (San Francisco) --- In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, San Francisco’s Health Department reports that heroin overdose fatalities in the city [...]

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan give $75 million to support San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

February 6th, 2015|

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (the Foundation) will receive an historic grant of $75 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mr. Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan’s donor advised fund at the Silicon Valley Community [...]

Measles Alert: Make Sure You’re Protected

January 23rd, 2015|

Key facts There are no measles cases in San Francisco. The best way to prevent measles is to be vaccinated. The vaccine is highly effective. The measles vaccine, called MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) has [...]

Update – clinic adoption of CareLinkSF (eCW)

December 18th, 2014|

Primary Care Clinics using CareLinkSF (eClinicalWorks): Castro Mission HC Chinatown HC Curry Senior Center Maxine Hall HC 6M Children’s Health Center (pediatric primary care, urgent care, and all pediatric specialties) 1M General Internal Medicine Ocean [...]

Enterovirus (EV-D68) Fact Sheet

October 9th, 2014|

1) What is happening now? Enterovirus D-68 has been confirmed in three San Francisco residents as of October 8, 2014. All the affected individuals are children under the age of 18. Two of them were [...]

Ebola Fact Sheet

October 3rd, 2014|

Key facts There is no Ebola in San Francisco. An Ebola case was diagnosed in Texas in a traveler from Liberia. Public health authorities in Texas and from the CDC are following up all contacts [...]

Laura’s Law Offers Option to Family Members

July 8th, 2014|

Statement by Barbara A. Garcia, Director of Health-Click here to view document. SAN FRANCISCO (July 8, 2014) -- With today’s progress toward passage of Laura’s Law, or Assisted Outpatient Treatment, San Francisco is closer to [...]

Discharge Information Improvement

May 9th, 2014|

San Francisco General Hospital is working to improve the information in the LCR to enhance care transitions from inpatient to outpatient settings. This month, a new set of discharge documents was launched in LCR that [...]

Join us for 3P Report Out – 5/9 @ 9am

May 8th, 2014|

What is the"Really Big Paradigm-Shifting Fish," and what does it have to do with our new hospital?  Join us to find out this Friday, May 9th at 9:00am in Carr Auditorium. Our second 3P Workflow Design workshop is [...]

Primary Care Receives Recognition

May 8th, 2014|

Congratulations to three of our San Francisco Health Network primary care clinics for being recognized by the San Francisco Health Plan at this week’s annual Provider Recognition Dinner: Tom Waddell Urban Health was given the [...]

Join us for LEAN Report Out – Friday 5/2 @ 9am

April 28th, 2014|

Please attend Outpatient Pharmacy and Castro Mission's report outs, and encourage your staff and colleagues to attend as well. Outpatient Pharmacy at SFGH will be focused on 5S workplace organization and looking at how to standardize work stations, [...]

Let’s Meet the Community Wellness Program

April 14th, 2014|

The Community Wellness Program, located in the Wellness Center on the 2nd Floor of the main building across from the cafeteria, works to promote and encourage wellness practices among patients, staff, and all San Franciscans. [...]

Let’s Meet 4C

March 24th, 2014|

4C is located on the 4th floor of the main building at San Francisco General Hospital. 4C cares for Burns and Wounds, integrated soft tissue treatments and minor procedures. Burn and Wound Clinic: Open every [...]

Intra-nasal naloxene pilot @ SFGH

December 11th, 2013|

Dear Providers at SFGH – I am writing on behalf of a committee here at SFGH to tell you about an exciting opportunity.  Given reports of increasing numbers of deaths from unintentional overdose due to [...]

How to select which LCR notifications you receive

June 19th, 2013|

Want to change which types of email notifications your receive? Follow these instructions to change your LCR email notification settings. After logging in to the LCR with your provider CHN number, select Provider/User Fxns in the left [...]

Pharmacy information for SF PATH patients

June 14th, 2013|

Effective June 28, 2013, CHN is increasing the SF PATH income eligibility threshold.  This will mean that several thousand uninsured patients who may be in Health San Francisco (HSF) can now enroll in SF PATH [...]

Restriction on ordering folate tests

March 1st, 2013|

Memo here: Folate Restriction February 2013 Effective February 25, 2013, the Clinical Laboratory will restrict ordering of folate tests to the Clinical Hematology Service (Drs. Brad Lewis and Niharika Dixit). Requests for serum or red [...]

Guidance for clinics on handling new pharmacy policy posted January 24, 2013

February 1st, 2013|

This is in reference to a post from January 24, 2013 about a Pharmacy benefit change. Updatd memo: Term process HSF Memo 2 13 0201 final How will this new policy will impact you at clinic? A patient may contact [...]

Important information to avoid medication error

January 24th, 2013|

With the launch of CareLinkSF (eClinicalWorks) in more clinics, the LCR medication lists are no longer accurate. Therefore, effective immediately, all inpatient, emergency, urgent care, and outpatient providers should use the Enterprise Medication List to [...]

Non-CHN Providers whose referrals we accept

October 23rd, 2012|

Because of a contractual agreement with the San Francisco Health Plan, there are four physicians who do not have access to the LCR/eReferral, but rely on the specialty services at SFGH.  These four providers are: [...]