Healthcare Foundation
Welcome Francisco Lopez!

Welcome Francisco Lopez!

Francisco, you joined the Healthcare Foundation in January. What made you want to become a Board Member? The Healthcare Foundation is making an effort to be more diverse and represent the populations that they serve, and I wanted to help out in any way I could. Personally, I want to […]

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Vaccine Update: April 2021

Vaccine Update: April 2021

Local Organizations Push for Vaccine Equity Four months into the nationwide march toward vaccination against the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonoma County is making progress on all fronts—especially when it comes to administering the shots equitably. The latest public data from the Sonoma County Division of Public Health indicate that more than […]

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Celebrate Paths Forward

Celebrate Paths Forward

Dear Friends, I was vaccinated on Saturday, and find it impossible to separate feelings of hope associated with our abundant spring blossoms and those generated by the promise of the vaccine. Sonoma County is moving to the Orange Tier. California may lift all restrictions as soon as June 15, providing […]

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Announcing New Grants for March 2021

Announcing New Grants for March 2021

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY EXTENDS COMMUNITY COVID-19 RELIEF WITH ADDITIONAL $100,000 IN GRANTS TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
Emergency funds for health access, mental health and food security grants being issued now by HCF,
bringing total to $245,000
Healdsburg, California – The Healthcare Foundation of Northern Sonoma County (HCF) today announced

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Welcome Wanda Tapia!

Welcome Wanda Tapia!

Wanda, what made you interested in joining the Healthcare Foundation Board? Board member Esther Lemus invited me to participate on the nominating committee and that was the primary hook. I couldn’t say no to Esther! I also respected that in terms of representing the Latino community, the Healthcare Foundation is […]

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Vaccine Update: March 2021

Vaccine Update: March 2021

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations these days. The good news: More Sonoma County residents are getting vaccinated every day. The bad news: Information about the vaccine is still far more confusing than it should be. Two weeks ago, for instance, the biggest question […]

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Celebrate Our Community Heroes

Celebrate Our Community Heroes

Dear Friends, This week my parents, ages 84 and 86, were vaccinated at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds in San Luis Obispo County. It’s liberating to know that soon I’ll be able to hug them after an entire year of only seeing them on Zoom. To add to the excitement, President […]

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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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