Sydney Kamlager

member of the California State Senate

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The Street Medicine program at USC’s Keck School of Medicine is one of roughly 28 programs in California that offer health care to people experiencing homelessness on the streets…

Street medicine providers can’t get reimbursed by Medi-Cal. A state bill could change that

The Street Medicine program at USC’s Keck School of Medicine is one of roughly 28 programs in California that offer health care to people experiencing homelessness on the streets…

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“We have not flattened the curve. We have bent the curve. But we are at a plateau of hospitalizations and certainly deaths.

Lawmakers question wisdom of California reopening, point to blindspots in COVID-19 data

“We have not flattened the curve. We have bent the curve. But we are at a plateau of hospitalizations and certainly deaths.

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