State Prepares for Launch of Public Health Department
Capital Public Radio's "Insight" on Thursday reported on the new Department of Public Health, which will become separate from the Department of Health Care Services on July 1 ("Insight," Capital Public Radio, 6/28).
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) last year signed legislation (SB 162) to create the Department of Public Health and reorganize the Department of Health Services (California Healthline, 4/3).
The Capital Public Radio segment includes comments from:
- Glenna Trochet, health officer for Sacramento County; and
- Mark Horton, director of the Department of Public Health ("Insight," Capital Public Radio," 6/28).
Audio of the segment is available online. This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.