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AltaMed Health Services opened its doors as the East Los Angeles Barrio Free Clinic in 1969. Forty years later, it has grown to become California’s largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing vital medical care for generations of Angelinos and the greater Southern California area. With an annual budget of more than $300 million and more than 950,000 annual patient visits, AltaMed consistently receives the highest ratings from the Joint Commission. AltaMed is an important part of the national network of 7,000 FQHC clinics nationwide that provide health care services to more than 18 million patients each year.

AltaMed expert medical staff and patients may be available for press interviews and comment on a variety of topics.

Read the 2016 AltaMed Annual Report

Press Releases


March 06, 2013

Creating Without Shame: Care Providers Turn Real-Life Stories Into an HIV-Focused Telenovela

A Conversation With Sin Vergüenza Producers and Creators Natalie Sanchez and Hilda Sandoval. Courtesy of Mathew Rodriguez from TheBody.com

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Media Contact

Yurby Solis
Director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
AltaMed Health Services
2040 Camfield Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90040

Office: 323-720-5692
Cell:  323-695-6133
Email: ymsolis@altamed.org