Healthcare Foundation

The Healthcare Foundation is committed to eliminating health inequity in northern Sonoma County. We connect people and resources to promote health and wellness to underserved communities. Getting through the Covid crisis is currently our number one priority in early 2021.

PULSE ON THE VACCINE - Northern Sonoma County

As we unite to battle the greatest healthcare crisis of our time, we invite you to become or renew your pledge as a Healthcare Hero monthly sustainer. With your consistent, loyal help, we will continue to support local organizations, with an invigorated commitment to health equity, so that all community members may survive this crisis and enjoy healthy lives.

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Healthcare Access

Access to healthcare starts with prenatal care and runs the continuum of life to helping ensure seniors can age safely. Primary medical and dental care are so important to detect, treat and eradicate preventable illnesses from developing into more major issues.
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Mental Health

We often think of depression and mental illness only through the lens of affecting adults, but increasingly children face these same struggles. Early detection and prevention can assist children in learning betting coping and engagement strategies to work through problems.
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Early Childhood Development

Healthy nutrition, living in a safe home with appropriate parental involvement and then accessing an enriching and stimulating childcare environment form the foundation of stability needed for children to be physically, emotionally, intellectually healthy.
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From Blog

Pulse on the Vaccine Provides Answers to Vaccination Questions

Pulse on the Vaccine Provides Answers to Vaccination Questions

With news of the COVID vaccination changing seemingly daily, the Healthcare Foundation is keeping our community aware of the up-to-the-minute information on who, where, when, and how to get vaccinated. Last Thursday, Executive Director Kim Bender invited a group of experts to join her in discussing health equity, vaccine confidence,

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Healthcare Foundation Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthcare Foundation Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic As we approach the one-year mark of the global COVID-19 pandemic, big changes are afoot at Alexander Valley Healthcare. CEO Debbie Howell says the Cloverdale healthcare provider and Healthcare Foundation grantee has managed to weather the challenges of the last year […]

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Introducing Dr. Michael Valdovinos

Introducing Dr. Michael Valdovinos

Michael Valdovinos, PsyD, APPP Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Board Member, Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County Dr. Michael Valdovinos was born and raised in Sonoma County. He is a US Air Force Veteran, board-certified clinical psychologist, and trained organizational psychologist with 12 years of broad domestic and international experience working […]

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What people say

Tara Jasper
When people understand our mission and what we can do together, it is limitless what we can accomplish.
James Gore
This is a great example of locally led efforts to support the most precarious people in our community…and that’s what the Healthcare Foundation does
Saul Vazquez
I ask the community to say "YES" like the medical center said "YES" to my health and my life.
Rosa Gonzalez
It is important to support the Healthcare Foundation - not only for supporting clinics, but for supporting the entire community.
Ariel Kelley
Funding the health of our community is critical. It is the key to ending generational poverty and helping people live long healthy lives.
Senator Mike McGuire
The Healthcare Foundation helps some of the most vulnerable in our community.  We need to open our hearts and wallets.
Dr Laura Kimbro
The money we collect goes directly to individuals in our community who need help.