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What’s Up Newsletter

Distributed monthly to Health Care Agency staff. Contains tributes to employees, tips for the workplace, program news, and other helpful directives and information for employees.

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PDF file December 2017 Issue (PDF)
  • 2017 Steve Ambriz Award Winner
  • Service Awards
  • New County Email Retention/Deletion Policy
  • 5 Things You Need to Know
PDF file November 2017 Issue (PDF)
  • Food Brings Everyone Together
  • Frequently Asked Questions AlertHCA
  • HCA Achieves Near Paperless Health Record Designation
  • New Resource Shows How Our Community’s Kids are Doing

PDF file October 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • Peer to Peer, Jason Garcia 
  • 5 Things You Need to Know 
  • Stop the Flu Before It Stops You!
  • Participants Go Door-To-Door to Test Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease
PDF file September 2017 Issue (PDF)
  • Walk for a Cause With Team BHS
  • 5 Things You Need to Know
  • That’s Some “Quality” Sampling: a Firsthand Look at How We Keep Beachgoers Safe
  • Breastfeeding Moms and Their Families Find Comfort at the OC Fair
PDF file August 2017 Issue (PDF)
  • Donate to OC Shelters with a Simple Click
  • A Fair Assessment: Firsthand Look at OC Fair Food Inspections
  • 2017 Compliance Survey Results Are In
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About West Nile Virus
PDF file July 2017 Issue (PDF)
  • On-Site Certificate Program Helps Staff Receive Master’s in Public Health
  • Waste Not OC Coalition Named Community Champion of the Year
  • Contracts Administrator Shares Passion for Perseverance
  • Mental Health Matters Month Messages Resonate Countywide
  • Get Notified About Orange County or Work Location Emergencies

PDF file May 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • New Public Health Lab Director Lands Dream Job 
  • Meet Correctional Health Services’ Go-To “Computer Pharmacist”   
  • Community Partners Recognized for Building Healthier Communities 
  • Terry Carrier Honored for 20-Year Commitment to State Board
  • Health Care Agency Nurses Keep Their Skills Sharp

PDF file April 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • Robert Fore Pays it Forward with Help and Kindness
  • James Madison Elementary Joins Fight to End Hunger in  
  • 2016 Steve Ambriz Team Excellence Award Winner
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About In-Home Supportive Services and the County of Orange
  • Motel Assistance Program Continues to House More Participants

PDF file March 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • Ten Questions with Mark Refowitz
  • Remembering Anthony “Tony” Rose
  • New Motel Assistance Program Begins Housing Homeless Participants
  • Correctional Health Services Launches New Recognition Program Inspired by “The Starfish Story”
  • Meet Christine Lane, Environmental Health’s New Assistant Director

PDF file February 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • IT Work Comes Naturally For Self-Taught Enthusiast
  • Health Disaster Management Staff Honored for Helping Community
  • Mike Carson Profiled by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center 
  • Intern Jillian Huynh Praised for Flexibility and Teamwork  
  • #MeetTheMDs – The Final Chapter

PDF file January 2017 Issue (PDF)

  • Dr. Eric Handler Named One of OC’s 100 Most Influential People of 2016
  • Passion for Helping Others Ignites 30-Year Career in Healthcare
  • Veronica Ramirez-Bartoli Honored for Advancing Work of Promotores 
  • David Souleles Selected to Represent HCA on the National Level  
  • Mental Health Services Act’s Newest Housing Project Welcomes Occupants

For past issues, please see our Archived Newsletters page.