Sacramento County Approves Significant Health Care Cuts
On Wednesday, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved significant health care cuts designed to address the county's $55 million general fund shortfall. Under the new cuts, undocumented immigrants will be unable to receive medical care in county clinics, two health clinics that serve low-income residents will close and various mental health services will be terminated. The supervisors approved $2.4 million in cuts to the Department of Health Services and $3.8 million in cuts to the Mental Health Division.
- "Sacramento County Supervisors OK Deep Budget Cuts" (Lewis, Sacramento Bee, 2/12).
- "Sacramento County To Close 2 Health Clinics" (Hubert, Sacramento Bee, 2/12).
"Sac County Cuts Health Care Services -- Again" (Adler, "KXJZ News," Capital Public Radio, 2/11).