University of California Health Press Releases

University of California Health Press Releases

  • UC hospitals gradually resume essential services based on 10 principles

    The University of California’s hospitals announced today (May 4, 2020) a gradual resumption of essential services at all five medical centers across the state.

  • University of California health data initiative launches daily updates on COVID-19 tests

    Today, the University of California Health will begin to distribute daily updates via its @UofCAHealth Twitter account about SARS-CoV-2 testing volume, the number of positive tests and age distribution of confirmed cases gathered from its five medical centers across the state.

  • UC experts take on COVID-19

    The University of California has been on the front lines in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, since the earliest indications of its emergence in China. From top-flight medical care to groundbreaking research, UC’s scientists and physicians across its 10 campuses and five academic medical centers are part of the global effort to treat, understand and ultimately defeat the virus.

  • UC statement on passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard J. Tyson

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Health’s Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie Byington issued a statement today (Nov. 10) following the passing of Bernard J. Tyson, CEO and chair of Kaiser Permanente.

  • Dr. Carrie L. Byington takes the reins at UC Health

    Dr. Carrie L. Byington started as executive vice president of UC Health today (Oct. 31). The University of California Board of Regents appointed Byington at its July meeting to lead the university’s health enterprise following a nationwide search.

  • Distinguished academic health science professional appointed as executive vice president for UC Health

    The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 18) Dr. Carrie L. Byington as the next executive vice president of UC Health, comprised of UC’s five academic medical centers, a community-based health system and 18 health professional schools.

  • UC Health statement regarding federal plans to escalate ICE raids

    The Trump Administration recently announced plans to increase enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and accelerate deportations of undocumented individuals. The five medical centers of the University of California join other public safety-net hospitals in opposing these harmful actions.

  • UC Health statement on U.S. Department of Homeland Security proposed rule on public charge

    UC Health Executive Vice President John D. Stobo, M.D., issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) proposed rule to expand the definition of “public charge.”

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