September 20, 2005
San Francisco Health Commission to hold a Town Hall Meeting at
Richmond Recreation Center
Seeks input from Richmond residents on Health Needs of the Richmond
San Francisco, CA—The San Francisco Health Commission will be holding a
town hall event on Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at
Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Avenue. The seven-member Health
Commission is seeking Richmond residents’ input about what public health
programs and services are needed in the community.
The Department of Public Health provides a number of important services
to San Franciscans including immunizations, screening for diabetes, high
blood pressure, tuberculosis and other diseases, mental health services,
hospital and emergency room care and primary and preventive care through
its 17 community clinics. As the governing and policy-making body for
the Department of Public Health, the San Francisco Health Commission
wants to hear from Richmond residents what additional services are
needed, how current services could be improved and how it can help
people live longer, healthier lives.
To learn more about the meeting, or for information about public
transportation and parking, call 415/554-2666.