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COVID-19

COVID-19 Alerts

The latest information about the novel coronavirus

As we work together to keep our patients and each other healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will issue these alerts regularly. Please bookmark this page for future reference.

Wed - 04/27/22 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Employee Booster Deadline Set for May 1
  • More on Mask Requirements
  • AltaMed PACE – El Monte Promotes Vaccination Information
  • Safety Guidelines at Work
  • Free Support and Resources Offered by CalHOPE
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 04/20/22 - 4:00 PM

Today’s alert 
 

  • Human Resources Employee Booster Reminder
  • Vendor and Contractor Vaccination Requirements
  • Wearing Your Mask and Staying Safe
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 04/13/22 - 4:45 PM

Today’s alert 
 

  • Infection Prevention Update and Reminders
  • Grand Rounds Presentation
  • Staying Safe at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 04/6/22 - 3:30 PM

Today’s alert 
 

  •  Additional Funds Approved to Fight COVID-19
  • Los Angeles County Sees Increase in COVID-19 Subvariant
  • Partnership to Help Reach Hesitant Parents
  • Safety Guidelines at Work
  • AltaMed In the News
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 03/16/22 - 3:15 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Get Boosted!
  • Rapid COVID-19 Home Antigen Testing Kits
  • Community Vaccine Event
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Free Support and Resources Offered by CalHOPE
  • Safety Reminders While At Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 03/09/22 - 3:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Booster Reminder
  • Flu Shots Available to Employees
  • Home Testing Kits Available
  • Stay Safe While at Work
  • AltaMed Gives Campaign
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 03/02/22 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Employee Appreciation Week
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines While at AltaMed
  • Booster Question and Appointments
  • How to Talk to Patients About Getting the COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Free Support and Resources Offered by CalHOPE
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 02/23/22 - 3:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Mask Update for AltaMed
  • Employee Booster Appointments Still Available
  • COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave
  • New Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines While at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 02/16/22 - 3:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • You Must Continue to Wear a Mask at AltaMed
  • Employee Booster Events
  • COVID-19 Sick Pay Hours
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • MD Labs Patient Testing to End
  • Vendor Vaccination Required
  • Staying Safe at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 02/09/22 - 3:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Sick Pay
  • Employee Booster Events
  • AltaMed to Stop Distributing Home Test Kits
  • Wearing Masks Still Required at AltaMed
  • MD Labs Testing Update
  • Placing Your Orders for Booster Packets
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 02/02/22 - 2:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Moderna Vaccine Approved by FDA
  • Booster Mandate Extended to March 1
  • Expanded MD Labs Testing Schedule for AltaMed Patients
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Stay Safe at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 01/26/22 - 2:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Booster Events for AltaMed Employees
  • Test Kits Available for Patients and Employees Only
  • Masks and Wearing a Mask
  • Testing Service for AltaMed Patients
  • Free Support and Resources Offered by CalHOPE
  • Ongoing Safety Reminders at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications


Wed - 01/19/22 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Cases Highest Ever
  • Test Kits Now Available to Households
  • Booster Mandate for AltaMed Employees
  • Grand Rounds Information
  • Ongoing Safety Reminders at AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications


Wed - 01/12/22 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Rise
  • Booster Mandate for Health Care Workers
  • Grand Rounds Information
  • COVID-19 PCR Testing Information
  • While at Work, Stay Safe
  • Free Support and Resources Offered by CalHOPE
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Wed - 01/05/22 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Surge in Cases

  • Staying Safe While at Work

  • COVID-19 Guidance for Providers and Clinic Leaders

  • Schedule Your COVID Booster Today

  • Influenza and Other Respiratory Disease

  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 12/29/21 - 12:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Federal and Local COVID-19 Updates
  • AltaMed Continues to Monitor COVID-19
  • More Rapid Home Tests Coming
  • Make an Appointment for Your COVID Booster
  • Flu Shots Still Available to Employees
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 12/22/21 - 12:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Omicron Numbers On the Rise
  • Traveling and Gathering During the Holidays
  • Rapid Home Tests Now Available
  • Grand Rounds Offers Additional Information on Omicron
  • Get Boosted
  • Influenza Updates
  • Safety Guidelines While at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Mon - 12/13/21 - 3:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Infection Prevention Updates
  • Employees Can Schedule for Their Boosters
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
  • Appointments for Flu Shots Available to Employees
  • Staying Safe at Work
  • Human Resources Year-End Reminders
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 12/08/21 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Omicron Update
  • Boosters Survey and Appointments for Employees
  • Grand Rounds
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • Appointments for Flu Shots Available to Employees
  • Staying Safe at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 12/01/21 - 3:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Omicron Variant
  • Boosters Encouraged for Employees
  • Grand Rounds
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • Flu Season is Here
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 11/24/21 - 1:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Booster Recommendations for People Vaccinated Outside the U.S.
  • Boosters and the Holidays
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children
  • CalHOPE Offers Free Support and Resources
  • Fight the Flu
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 11/17/21 - 4:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Vaccinations Continue for Children 5 to 11
  • Employee Boosters Available By Appointment
  • Special Grand Rounds Presentation
  • Employee Flu Raffle Winners
  • Last Week for Open Enrollment
  • Safety Guidelines While at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 11/10/21 - 4:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Appointments Required to Get Your Booster
  • Grand Rounds
  • Vaccinations for Children 5 to 11
  • Safety Guidelines While at Work
  • Employee Flu Shots Available by Appointment
  • Open Enrollment Continues Through November 19
  • In the News
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 11/03/21 - 4:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Employee COVID-19 Booster Process
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11
  • Los Angeles City Mandates Take Effect on November 8
  • Employee Flu Shots Available by Appointment
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • Safety Guidelines While at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 10/27/21 - 4:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • All Three COVID-19 Vaccines Approved for Boosters
  • Grand Rounds
  • Flu Raffle Ends This Week
  • Stay Safe at Work
  • CalHOPE Support and Resources
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 10/20/21 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Importance of Boosters
  • Moderna and Johnson Johnson Booster News
  • Wear Your Mask
  • Staying Safe While at Work
  • ¡Ándale! ¿Qué Esperas? Continues its COVID Outreach
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 10/13/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • AltaMed Employees May Receive Pfizer Booster Shot
  • Grand Rounds
  • Encourage Patients to Get the Flu Vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations and Pregnancy
  • CalHOPE Support and Resources
  • How to Stay Safe
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Wed - 10/06/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Return to Work
  • Safety Reminders
  • Vaccinations for Patients and Community
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 09/29/21 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Pfizer Vaccine Booster Approved
  • Infection Prevention Update; Grand Rounds
  • Vaccination Updates
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • Safety Reminders
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 9/15/21 - 5:15 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Federal Vaccination Requirements and Mandates
  • Employee COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Information
  • Vaccinations for Patients and the Community
  • AltaMed Physicians Participate in Informational Videos for Ad Council
  • Flu Vaccine Now Available to All Employees
  • Staying Safe
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 9/08/21 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Get Your Flu Vaccine
  • Employee Vaccination and Testing Information
  • Patient and Community Vaccination Reminders and Updated Information
  • Safety Guidelines
  • CalHOPE Support and Resources
  • Important Reminders from Government Relations
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 9/01/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Flu Vaccines Available to All Employees
  • Facts About COVID-19 and the Delta Variant
  • Grand Rounds Presentation
  • Employee Vaccination and Testing Information
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites and Community Vaccination Events
  • Safety Guidelines
  • CalHOPE Support and Resources
  • Upcoming Deadline Reminders
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 8/25/21 - 5:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Pfizer Vaccine Approved by FDA; Booster Update
  • Employee Vaccination and Testing Updates
  • Special Grand Rounds Update
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites and Community Vaccination Events
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 8/18/21 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • AltaMed Begins Testing Non-Vaccinated Employees Today
  • Third Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites and Community Vaccination Events
  • Staying Safe
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 8/11/21 - 5:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • AltaMed to Begin Testing Non-Vaccinated Employees
  • Employees Must Send Proof of Vaccination
  • Going Back to School
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites
  • Safety Guidelines at Work
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 8/04/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Increase in Positivity Rates and COVID-19 Testing Requests
  • Employees Must Send Proof of Vaccination
  • CDC Change in Masking Guidelines
  • Grand Rounds
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites
  • Staying Safe
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • Available Resources for Patients and Community
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 7/28/21 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Increase in Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, COVID-19 Testing, and Positivity Rates
  • AltaMed Employee Vaccinations
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites
  • Wear Your Mask
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 7/21/21 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Get the Facts
  • Delta Variant Causes Significant Rise in COVID-19 Cases
  • For AltaMed Employees
  • Vaccinations and Community Events
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Work Safe
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 7/14/21 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • COVID-19 Cases on the Rise
  • What Questions Do Staff or Patients Have?
  • AltaMed Vaccination Appointments and Sites
  • Employee Vaccinations Continue
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • Safety Reminders While at Work
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • CalHOPE Offers Free Support and Resources
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 7/07/21 - 4:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Patient and Community Vaccination Reminders
  • AltaMed Employee Vaccinations
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Safety Reminders While at Work
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • Questions and Communications
  • AltaMed PACE is Hiring

Wed - 6/30/21 - 4:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites
  • Community Vaccination Events
  • Vaccinations Available to Employees
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • CalHOPE Offers Free Support and Resources
  • Safety Reminders While at Work
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Wed - 6/23/21 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Delta Variant and Vaccination News
  • AltaMed Vaccination Sites
  • Employee Vaccinations
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Staying Safe While at Work
  • Mark Your Calendar
  • Questions and Communications

Thurs - 6/16/21 - 4:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Masks Still Required at AltaMed
  • Employee Vaccinations Offered at AltaMed Pharmacy – Commerce
  • Crucial Conversations With Patients Regarding Vaccinations
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines
  • Large Quantity of Disinfectant Wipes Donated to AltaMed
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Thurs - 6/09/21 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Masks are required at all times by everyone visiting an AltaMed facility, including staff and patients, even those who have been fully vaccinated.
  • Change to Employee Vaccination Location
  • AltaMed Continues to Offer Vaccines to the Community
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Ongoing Safety Guidelines
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 6/02/21 - 4:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Masks are required at all times by everyone visiting an AltaMed facility, including staff and patients, even those who have been fully vaccinated.
  • Employee Vaccine Reminders
  • Lottery Incentives for Those Who Are Vaccinated
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • Questions and Communications
  • COVID-19 Trackers

Wed - 5/26/21 - 4:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Infection Prevention Updates
  • Employees and Vaccines
  • Keeping Safe at Work
  • Vaccinations for Our Patients and Community
  • Questions and Communications
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers

Wed - 5/19/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Mask Mandate
  • Safety Guidelines Continue
  • Three Reminders for Employees
  • Find a Friend to Get Vaccinated
  • Employees to Receive Health Care Hero Pin
  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • Questions and Communications
  • Calendar Reminders

Wed - 5/12/21 - 3:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • Vaccination Locations and Schedules
  • Employee Vaccinations
  • Grand Rounds Update
  • Safety Guidelines Continue
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Wed - 5/05/21 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
  • Vaccination Locations and Schedules
  • Employee Vaccinations
  • Pfizer Expected to Request Expansion of Emergency Use Authorization
  • Safety Guidelines Continue
  • Questions and Communications
  • In the News

Wed - 4/28/21 - 5:45 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • AltaMed Needs COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteers
  • AltaMed Vaccination Locations and Schedules
  • Employee Vaccinations
  • Johnson Johnson Vaccine Update
  • Grand Rounds Presentation
  • Employees to Receive Health Care Hero Pin
  • Daily Employee Screening Process
  • WHO Celebrates World Immunization Week
  • Safety Guidelines Continue
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 4/21/21 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Employee Vaccination Changes
  • AltaMed Vaccination Locations and Schedules
  • General Vaccine Information
  • Pins Available to COVID-19 Vaccinated Employees and Patients
  • Emergency Broadband Benefit Resource
  • Safety Guidelines Continue
  • AltaMed Vaccination Effort—Thank You to All
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 4/14/21 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Update on the Johnson Johnson Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Grand Rounds Discussion On Johnson Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine
  • CDC Vaccination Cards
  • Employee Vaccination Reminders
  • Patient and Community Vaccine Eligibility Updates
  • Staying Safe at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 4/07/21 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Employee Vaccinations Continue
  • Pins Available to COVID-19 Vaccinated Employees and Patients
  • New Vaccine Eligibility Updates
  • Opening Tiers
  • Working and Staying Safe
  • Only a Few Days Left to Vote
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 3/31/2021 - 5:00 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • More Counties Moving Tiers
  • Employee Health Updates
  • New Vaccine Eligibility Updates
  • Grand Rounds Recap
  • Don't Forget to Vote: Modern Healthcare Award
  • Celebrating Our Providers
  • Working Safely
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 3/24/2021 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Vaccination Updates for Employees
  • Share Your Story #OneShotAtATime
  • Patient and Community Vaccine Appointments and Updates
  • Please Vote: Modern Healthcare Award
  • Celebrating All Our Providers
  • Staying Safe at Work
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 3/17/2021 - 5:30 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Weekly Employee Vaccinations Available
  • Vaccine Updates Presented at Grand Rounds
  • Vaccine Appointments and Updates
  • Los Angeles and Orange Counties Move to Red Tier
  • Safety Guidelines at Work Continue at All Times
  • New Background for Virtual Meetings
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 3/10/2021 - 5:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • Weekly Employee Vaccinations Available
  • Patient and Community Vaccine Updates
  • CDPH Eligibility Additions to Start March 15
  • Safety Guidelines at Work Continue at All Times
  • Daily Employee Screening Process
  • COVID-19 Tracker
  • Questions and Communications

Wed - 2/24/2021 - 6:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • New Tier Now Eligible to Receive Vaccines
  • Six AltaMed Pharmacies to Provide Vaccines
  • Employee Vaccinations Continue
  • Employees Must Follow Safety Guidelines At All Times – Even After Getting the Vaccine

Wed - 2/17/2021 - 5:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
  • Patient Vaccinations Now Available in Los Angeles County
  • Employee Vaccinations
  • Safety Never Stops
  • AltaMed in the News

Wed - 2/10/2021 - 6:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • Vaccine Now Available to Orange County Patients Aged 65 and Older
  • Employee Vaccination Update
  • Vaccine Availability Nationally and Locally
  • Supplemental Sick Pay Leave Information
  • Even After the Vaccine, Continue to Follow Safety Guidelines
  • AltaMed In the News

Wed - 2/03/2021 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
  • Employee Second Dose Vaccines Continue This Week
  • Patient Vaccine Update
  • Key Updates and Reminders On Vaccine Availability
  • Always Follow Safety Guidelines
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • AltaMed on Social Media

Wed - 1/27/2021 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions and Communications
  • #OneShotAtATime
  • Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
  • Employee and Patient Vaccine Updates
  • Information from Government Relations
  • Even After the Vaccine, Continue to Follow Safety Guidelines
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • AltaMed In the News

Wed - 1/20/2021 - 6:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • COVID-19 VACCINE ALERT
  • Questions and Communications
  • Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
  • COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Information
  • COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Information
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • After Getting Your Vaccine, You Must Still Continue to Follow Safety Guidelines
  • AltaMed In the News
  • Employee Social Media Guide

Wed - 1/13/2021 - 6:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions Communications
  • Vaccine Appointments Still Available for Thursday and Friday—Click HERE to Sign Up
  • Vaccine Updates for All Employees
  • New Vaccine Sites Coming to Los Angeles and Orange Counties
  • Reminders from Human Resources
  • Continue to Stay Safe and Stop the Surge

Mon - 1/11/2021 - 5:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • COVID-19 VACCINE ALERT
  • Questions Answers
  • Vaccine Cost Center Information—How to Charge Your Time
  • Share Your Shot #oneshotatatime
  • Do Your Part to Stop the Surge

Fri - 1/08/2021 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Vaccinations Begin at AltaMed
  • Questions Answers
  • Vaccinations Offered Through Los Angeles County
  • Vaccinations Offered Through Orange County
  • Share Your Shot #oneshotatatime
  • Do Your Part to Stop the Surge

Wed - 1/06/2021 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
    • #oneshotatatime
  • Recap of Employee Town Hall
  • Vaccinations Begin This Week
  • Immunization Policy Acknowledgement Due Today
  • Stop the Surge

Wed - 12/30/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • A Message of Thanks
  • Information on COVID-19 and Vaccines
  • Eduardo Cisneros Named to Biden-Harris COVID-19 Response Team
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Human Resources Reminders

Wed - 12/23/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Information on COVID-19 and Vaccines
  • Vaccine Survey for Employees and Providers
  • It's Not Too Late To Volunteer
  • Stop the Surge and Stay Safe
  • Human Resources Reminders

Wed - 12/16/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Current Information on COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Reminder: Volunteers Still Needed During the COVID-19 Surge
  • Holiday Gatherings at Work
  • AltaMed Safety Guidelines
  • Flu Vaccines Still Available to Employees
  • Human Resources Updates

Wed - 12/09/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Volunteers Needed During the COVID-19 Surge
  • COVID-19 Surge and Vaccine Updates
  • Flu Vaccines Still Available to Employees
  • AltaMed Safety Guidelines
  • Cash Out Unused PTO

Wed - 12/02/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-19 Surge Continues
  • World AIDS Day
  • Flu Vaccines Still Available to Employees
  • AltaMed Safety Guidelines
  • Human Resources Reminder

Wed - 11/25/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Volunteers Needed to Help with COVID-19 Surge Response
  • COVID-19 Updates
  • Flu Vaccines Still Available to Employees
  • Staying Safe During the Holidays
  • Postponed: December Grand Rounds
  • Thank You for All You Do

Wed - 11/18/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Stop the Surge in COVID-19 Cases
  • Sleeve Up to Fight the Flu
  • Now More Than Ever We Must Stay Safe
  • Open Enrollment Ends This Week

Wed - 11/11/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-19 Numbers on the Rise
  • Help Prevent the Flu
  • What You Can Do to Stay Safe
  • Open Enrollment Continues Through November 20
  • Remembering Our Veterans

Wed - 11/04/2020 - 5:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-Updates from Dr. Brown
  • COVID-19 Tracker
  • Flu Vaccinations Continue for Employees and Patients
  • Influenza Surveillance Report
  • Flu Vaccination Raffle Winners!
  • Staying Safe During Flu Season and COVID
  • Reminders from Human Resources
  • In the News

Wed - 10/28/2020 - 5:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-Updates from Dr. Brown
  • COVID-19 Tracker
  • Fight the Flu – Last Week to Be Part of the Flu Raffle!
  • Safety First!
  • Helpful Reminders for All Employees
  • In the News
  • Health Equity from the Frontlines

Wed - 10/21/2020 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Where We Stand with the COVID-19 Tracker
  • Fight the Flu—Get Vaccinated!
  • Hand Hygiene and Other Safety Guidelines
  • Human Resources Updates
  • Stay Safe. Vote Early.
  • Thank You LACMA and CMA

Wed - 10/07/2020 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s Weekly COVID-19 Briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-19 Aerosol Transmission
  • COVID-19 Tracker
  • Flu Vaccines Offered to Employees – Raffle Ends Soon!
  • Census and Voting Updates

Wed - 09/30/2020 - 5:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-19 Continues
  • Following Safety Protocols Is Our Responsibility
  • The Flu Vaccine is Your Best Shot at Stopping the Flu
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • Family Baking Night Fundraiser
  • Town Square Audit—Final Reminder

Wed - 09/23/2020 - 5:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID Screening Reminders and Updates
  • Following Safety Protocols Is Our Responsibility
  • The Flu Vaccine is Your Best Shot at Stopping the Flu
  • Census Deadline is One Week Away
  • Human Resources Reminders
  • In Case You Missed It... View the National Webinar on Safe Voting
  • Branding Team Receives Two International Awards

Wed - 09/16/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • New Laboratory for COVID Tests
  • Get Your Flu Vaccinations
  • Do Your Part and Slow the Spread!
  • HR Updates COVID-19 Policies
  • Cancelled: PPE Relief Event on September 17

Wed - 09/09/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Questions Communications
  • Q A of the Week
  • Flu Vaccines Now Available
  • Slow the Spread!
  • National Webinar on Safe Voting - September 14
  • Deadline Reminders

Wed - 09/02/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • QA of the Week
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Flu Vaccines Start Next Week
  • Remote Work Survey—Due September 4
  • Do Your Part!
  • Upcoming Deadlines
  • AltaMed In the News

Wed - 08/26/2020 - 5:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • Do Your Part!
  • Staying Apart While Working Together
  • Government Relations Reminds You to Vote!
  • Reminder: Volunteers Needed for CMA-sponsored Free PPE Distribution

Wed - 08/19/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Help Slow the Spread!
  • Physical Distancing Around AltaMed
  • Volunteers Needed for CMA-sponsored Free PPE Distribution
  • Government Relations Reminds Us to Vote

Wed - 08/12/2020 - 3:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Help Slow the Spread!
  • Thank You for Doing Your Part!
  • Child Care Resources List
  • Celebrating National Health Center Week
  • AltaMed in the News

Wed - 08/05/2020 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Employee Testing Update and Clinic Reminders
  • Update Your Emergency Contact Information
  • AltaMed in the News

Wed - 07/29/2020 - 3:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • Clinic Huddles
  • Dr. Brown Discusses COVID-19 and Families
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • AltaMed In the News
  • AltaMed and ATT Collaboration Case Study
  • Save the Date: Free Citizenship Workshop on August 15

Wed - 07/22/2020 - 4:55 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • Local City and County Updates on COVID-19
  • Isolation Guideline Changes and Testing Strategy Updates
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Volunteers Needed for CMA-sponsored Free PPE Distribution
  • 2035 Camfield Opens Second Screening Station for Employees Only
  • AltaMed In the News
  • Media Opportunity for AltaMed DACA Recipients
  • Taking the Time to Say Thank You

Wed - 07/15/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • Rolling Back on the Reopening of California
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Following Safety Guidelines
  • Dr. Ravi Kavasery Featured on KQED: Latinos and COVID-19
  • UnidosUS Offers Free and Confidential Financial Guidance Media Opportunity for AltaMed DACA Recipients
  • Taking the Time to Say Thank You


Wed - 07/08/2020 - 3:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • QA of the Week
  • Reinforcing Our Commitment
  • We’re Here For You, Now More Than Ever
  • Following Safety Guidelines
  • Updates for Testing and Management of COVID-19

Wed - 07/01/2020 - 3:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • QA of the Week
  • Following Safety Guidelines at Work—It's Your Responsibility!
  • Clinic Safe Environment Committee Conducts Site Assessments and Updates Signage
  • Testing Site Changes; Updated Criteria, Screening and Intake Questions
  • How to Report Environmental Safety Issues
  • 2020 Census Training Course Now Available

Wed - 06/24/2020 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Q A of the Week
  • COVID-19 Numbers on the Rise
  • Testing and Testing Sites
  • Antibody Testing
  • AltaMed Celebrates its Health Care Heroes in New Video

Wed - 06/17/2020 - 4:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Living with COVID-19
  • Continuing Our Safety Practices

Wed - 06/10/2020 - 1:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • COVID-19 Communication
  • Return to Work Planning Underway
  • Updates from Human Resources
  • Continuing Our Safety Practices

Mon - 06/08/2020 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Health Care Heroes Recognized by PIP, Downey
  • Open Enrollment Ends on Friday, June 12
  • Continuing Our Safety Practices
  • Dr. Shapiro to Take Part in Community Partnership Meeting

Fri - 06/05/2020 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Updates from Dr. Sherrill Brown
  • Q2 and Compliance Training Deadlines
  • Continuing Our Safety Practices

Wed - 06/03/2020 - 5:10 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • COVID-19 Testing and Evaluation Centers
  • Open Enrollment Ends June 12
  • Human Resources Shares Resources
  • Continuing Our Safety Practices

Mon - 06/01/2020 - 4:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Sharing Resources for Self-Preservation
  • Keeping Safe

Fri - 05/29/2020 - 4:40 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Opening of Dental Services and Increasing Access to Services
  • Heat Stroke Law for Working Outdoors
  • June Wellness Webinar

Wed - 05/27/2020 - 4:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • U.S. Census Extended to October 31
  • Event Reminder: Mindfulness Town Hall Set for May 28 (Spanish only)
  • Employee Open Enrollment Begins
  • Safety – More Critical Than Ever
  • AltaMed Physician Part of ABC Channel 7 COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Fri - 05/22/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • New Information on Children and COVID-19
  • Open Enrollment Runs May 26 – June 12
  • Safety Is Everyone's Responsibility
  • Mindfulness Town Hall in Spanish Set for May 28

Wed - 05/20/2020 - 11:00 AM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Contact Congress Today
  • KABC Channel 7 Virtual Town Hall Today at 2:00 p.m.
  • Wellness Webinar on How to Improve Your Mood Through Exercise

Mon - 05/18/2020 - 3:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • FAQs Re: Organization Updates Sent Last Week
  • Safety Information Reminder

Fri - 05/15/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • PPE and Supplies
  • Changing Times

Wed - 05/13/2020 - 2:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • PPE Use and Safety Information

Fri - 05/08/2020 - 3:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Listen to Town Hall on Mindfulness
  • NUTRISHOP Specials for AltaMed Employees
  • Quarterly Training Due June 5; Complete Today for 50 Points
  • Celebrating National Nurses Week: Shared by Jacquelyn Levy, Chief Nursing Executive

Wed - 05/06/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • SoCalGas Provides Customer Assistance Programs
  • Two Webinars Available to Support AltaMed Staff and Clinicians

Mon - 05/04/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Evaluation Center Staff Working for Our Community
  • The Weitzman Institute Offers Free Webinars for Health Center Staff

Fri - 05/01/2020 - 10:50 AM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Reminder for Providers

Thus - 04/30/2020 - 3:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • May 4 Virtual Town Hall Worth 50 LiveWell Points
  • Testing Now Available to All LA County Residents
  • AltaMed Receives Donation of Surgical Masks

Wed - 04/29/2020 - 12:35 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Next Virtual Town Hall on Mindfulness
  • Reminder: Community Resources Available in Our Service Areas

Tues- 04/28/2020 - 2:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • New Testing Eligibility
  • Senior Meal Emergency Response Program in LAC

Mon- 04/27/2020 - 3:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Financial Support for Community Health Centers

Fri- 04/24/2020 - 3:15 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Employee Screening Process Goes Fully Digital on Monday
  • Free Coaching to Help Process Stress and Anxiety

Thurs - 04/23/2020 - 4:35 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Access Our Latest Virtual Town Hall
  • Celebrating Your Generosity

Wed - 04/22/2020 - 12:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Prioritizing Self-Care

Tues - 04/21/2020 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Recognizing a Job Well Done

Mon - 04/20/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Reminder for Employees at Administrative/Corporate Sites (hand sanitizer and wipes)

Tues - 04/15/2020 - 3:20 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Reviewing Your Finances and Planning Ahead

Tues - 04/14/2020 - 12:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Leading Through Crisis guide now available on Town Square (for managers)

Mon - 04/13/2020 - 4:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Expanded partnership with LA County and City of LA
  • Community Partners Town Hall

Fri - 04/10/2020 - 4:10 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Face mask reminder
  • Additional benefits assistance

Thurs - 04/09/2020 - 2:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • New face mask requirements for residents and PPE reminders for staff
  • American Heart Association extends expiration dates

Wed - 04/08/2020 - 12:20 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • City’s donate to support testing sites
  • Wellness resources
  • COVID-19 assessment tool now on AltaMed.org/coronavirus

Tues - 04/07/2020 - 3:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Telecommuting in the Time of COVID-19
  • Utility Assistance through SoCalGas CAREs

Mon - 04/06/2020 - 2:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Safely Picking Up Prescriptions
  • Reminder About PPE at Patient- or Participant-Facing Sites
  • Need Help Navigating Benefits?

Thurs - 04/02/2020 - 2:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Recognizing a Job Well Done
  • Employee Screening and Mask Requirements at Administrative Sites

Wed - 04/01/2020 - 3:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Grocery essentials available at the AltaMed Kitchen
  • Coping with stress

Tues. - 03/31/2020 - 3:05 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Today’s daily COVID-19 briefing
  • April BLS/CPR classes canceled

Mon. - 03/30/2020 - 10:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • New screening process for all employees

Fri. - 03/27/2020 - 7:30 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Listen to today's daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Where to submit your COVID-19 questions
  • New screening and safety measures
  • Employee communication checklist
  • Patient testimonial

Thurs. - 03/26/2020 - 3:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Listen to today's daily COVID-19 briefing
  • Special offers from Sweetgreen and Starbucks for frontline staff
  • The AltaMed Kitchen now has home essentials in addition to breakfast and lunch items

Tues. - 03/24/2020 - 6:45 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Temporary dress code guidelines for patient-facing and administrative staff
  • Clinical operation updates including employee screenings
  • Summary of the $2 trillion dollar economic stimulus package Congress will vote on

Mon. - 03/23/2020 - 5:00 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Contact your Congressmember to ensure community health centers like ours receive the funding they need to respond to COVID-19.
  • Review privacy and confidentiality policies for safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI) on Town Square.
  • Emergency ID cards for all employees will be distributed this week.

Sat. – 03/20/2020 – 4:25 PM

Government Relations Action Alert
 

  • Contact your member of Congress NOW and ask that they provide $3.2 billion immediately to sustain health center operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Fri. – 03/20/2020 – 9:40 PM
Message from AltaMed President and CEO, Cástulo de la Rocha
 

  • AltaMed provides an essential service.
  • Every department and team is important, patient-facing and non-patient facing alike.
  • Questions about your ability to work should be directed to your supervisor. Resources are available.


Thurs. – 03/19/2020 – 5:30 AM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Telehealth visits are being used when possible but patients can still come in for urgent and routine care.
  • Personal protective equipment reminders
  • Non-essential dental visits have been cancelled
  • How we’re supporting PACE participants
  • Cleaning and sanitizing protocols for all buildings
  • Personal leave of absence requests
  • Government relations update
  • What to do if you are approached by a member of the media

Mon. – 03/16/2020 – 7:15 PM

Today’s Alert
 

  • Daily Briefing From Dr. Sherrill Brown, Medical Director of Infection Prevention
  • Dressing for Safety in Our Clinics and PACE Centers
  • Social Distancing
  • Temporary HR Policies in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Employees Considered High-Risk Individuals
  • Recap of updates from Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti and Mayor Gavin Newsom
  • Update on Emergency Relief Package Being Worked on in Congress

Fri. - 03/13/2020 - 9:58 PM

Today's Alert
 

  • Steps we are taking to deal with the impact of the outbreak to protect our patients and staff
  • Temporary HR Policies in place to respond to the impact of COVID-19
  • What does it mean that the president declared a state of emergency?
  • Summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act