Tag Archive for community clinics

Orange County Budget Slated For Approval Today

SANTA ANA – Today being the last day of the County fiscal year it is also the last day for the Board of Supervisors to approve their final budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year. As we saw in the budget hearings last week, there will be significant cuts to programs and services due to the…

County denies breast cancer program for young women

The Health Care Agency of Orange County, under direction from the board of supervisors, won’t fund Planned Parenthood’s Breast Health Care Program UPDATE: We got a call back from HCA spokesperson Deanne Thompson this afternoon regarding the Planned Parenthood grant application. According to Thompson the Health Care Agency has not yet made a final determination…

OC Board Votes on Health Education Funding for Planned Parenthood

Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors discussed their prior decision to suspend the contract to Orange County Coalition of Community Clinics, as it related to their subcontract with Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Incorporated into the recommendation from Health Care Agency is a policy to prohibit the use of Tobacco Settlement…

OC Supes New Approach to Planned Parenthood Contract

Jennifer Muir over at the Orange County Register reports that the Board of Supervisors will be considering a new course in dealing with the mess that Supervisor Moorlach pushed them into. After Supervisor Moorlach pushed the Board in between an ideological rock and a hard place over a Planned Parenthood health education contract in March; it looks like calmer…

DPOC E-Board Tells Moorlach Leave Health Care Alone

DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE COUNTY’S CENTRAL COMMITTEE EXECUTIVE BOARD TO SUPPORT COUNTY HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM Santa Ana, CA – The Democratic Party of Orange County’s Central Committee Executive Board voted unanimously Monday night to support Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties in opposition to Supervisor John Moorlach’s attempt to cut funding for county-wide…

About Community Clinic Funding

Just a quick note of encourage to four members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors about todays meeting. Dear Supervisors, I am writing today to encourage you to not support Supervisor Moorlach’s effort to remove community clinic funding from Planned Parenthood. First, the small $50,000 contract for immunization tracking is almost complete and terminating…