Resolutions and Policies

Approved by the San Francisco Health Commission, resolutions and policies are  published as part of the minutes and are listed and linked here for your review.

2017

Resolution Determining That The Closure of The Skilled Nursing Facility Unit At CPMC St. Luke's Hospital Will Have a Detrimental Impact On The Health Care Services In The Community

Resolution Determining That The Closure of The PROS And Wound Clinic At Dignity St. Mary's Medical Center San Francisco Will Have a Detrimental Impact on Health Care Services In The Community

Resolution in Honor of Dr. Marcellina Obgu

Resolution Endorsing San Francisco's Climate and Health Adaptation Framework and Affirming the Commission's Commitment to Combat Climate Change

In Support of Proposed Board of Supervisors Ordinance Prohibiting the Sale of Menthol and Other Flavored Tobacco Products in San Francisco

In Support of Vision Zero, The Goal of Zero Traffic Deaths in San Francisco by 2024, and The 2017-2018 Action Strategy

Resolution Approving The San Francisco Department of Public Health's 2017 State and Federal Legislative Plans

Resolution In Support Of The Implementation Of The California End Of Life Option Act In The San Francisco Health Network

Resolution Authorizing The Department of Public Health To Recommend To the Board of Supervisors To Accept And Expend Retroactively A Gift Of $80,000 To the LHH GIft Fund From Molly Fleischner

2016

Resolution Recommending that the Board of Supervisors Approve Lease Agreements for the Installation of Necessary Equipment for Paging and Cellular Services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Resolution Making CEQA Findings and Approving a Ground Lease and Lease Dispositon and Development Agreement Between the City and County of San Francisco and the Regents of the University of California for Purposes fo Building a New Research Facility at the ZSFG Campus and Trauma Center

Resolution Amending the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance Minimum Standards

Resolution Endorsing the Recommendations from the Health Impact Assessment Report Titled "Single Room Occupancy Hotels in San Francisco: A Health Impact Assessment"

Resolution of Committment to Trauma Care

Resolution Recommending the Board of Supervisors Accept a Gift of $2,625,000 from the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation for the Procurement of Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment and Information Technology for the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Resolution in Support of the 2016 Community Health Assessment

Resolution In Support of Vision Zero and Automated Speed Enforcement

Resolution Recommending that the Board of Supervisors Accept the Shares of Common Stock of Vizient Inc. (Vizient), Distributed by University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC0 in Relation to UHC's Merger wtih VHA Inc., Forming Vizent; and Authorizing the Director of Health (Director) to Enter into an Agreement wtih Vizient to Accept the Distribution of the Vizient Shares, Including the Eleventh Amended Stockholders' Agreement and the Joinder to the Amended and Restated Stockholders' Agreement

Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public Health to Recommend to the Board of Supervisors to Accept and Expend Retroactively a Bequest from Norma Parenti and Accumulated Interest in the Sum of $26,673.29 to the Laguna Honda Gift Fund

Resolution in Support of the Director of Health's (Director) Decision to Seek Approval from the BOS that the the Competitive Solicitation Process Will Not Apply to the Procurement fo a Modern, Secure and Fully Integrated Electronic Health Record System (EHR) to Replace teh Department's Current System and to Allow the Direct to Enter Into Negotiations for the EHR System

Resolution Approving Support for the City and County of San Francisco to Amend the Health Code to Prohibit Retailers from Selling Tobacco Products, Including Smokeless Tobacc and Electronic Cigarettes, to Persons Aged 18, 19, or 20

Resolution Authorizing the DPH to Recommend to the BOS to Accept and Expend Retroactively a Gift of $100,000 to the LHH Gift Fund from Ms. Molly Fleishner

2015

Resolution Approving a Proposal by the SFDPH to Modernize the City Option and to Explore an Employee Wellness Fund

Resolution in Support of Naming the General Medicine Clinic at SFGH the Richard H. Fine People's Clinic

Resolution Approving the Conveyance of an Easement for Overhead Electrical Facilities at the Priscilla and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center to Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Adopting Findings Under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA"), CCEQA Guidelines and San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 31, Including the Adopition of a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program and a Statement of Overriding Considerations; and Directing the Director of Health to Seek Approval of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Resolution Requesting Sale and Retention of the Proceeds of All Stocks in the Laguna Honda Resident Gift Fund

Determining the Impact of the Closure of 32 Short-Term Skilled Nursing Faciilty Beds at St. Mary's Medical Center on the Health Care Services in the Community

Resolution Endorsing a Non-Binding Term Sheet Between the City and County of San Francisco and the Regents of the University for a Ground Lease of the B/C Lot at the Priscilla and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center for the Purpose of Building a New UCSF Research Facility and Directing Department of Public Health Staff to Seek an Endorsement of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public Health to Recommend to the Board of Supervisors to Accept and Expend Retroactively a Gift of $400,000 and Another Gift fo $100,000 from Dr. Milka Rols.

Resolution To Support the Codification of California State A.B. 1147 and Additional Amendments to Increase Health and Safety of Massage Establishments

In Support of Improving the Oral Health of All Children in the City and County of San Francisco

Resolution in Support of Resolving Projected Transportation and Parking Issues at San Francisco General Hospital

Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public Health to Accept a Gift of $57,375,000 from the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, and Approving a Gift Agreement with the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation

Approving the SF DPH’s 2015 State and Federal Legislative Plans

2014

Resolution Supporting Palliative Care and the Recommendations of the Palliative Care Task Force  

Recommending that the Health Care Services Master Plan Consistency Determination for Jewish Home's Proposed Project Be Considered Consistent and Recommended for Incentives

Resolution Authorizing the DPH LHH to Enter into the California Department of Transportation's Standard Agreement to Acquire Two Medium Sized Transit Shuttle Vehicles as Part of the Federal Transportation Administration Section 5310 Program

Resolution Authorizing the DPH LHH to Enter into the California Department of Transportation's Standard Agreement to Acquire One Large Transit Shuttle Vehicle as Part of the Federal Transportation Administration Section 5310 Program

Amending the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance Minimum Standards

Supporting the Availability of Health Care Services to Meet the Needs of Unaccompanied Immigrant Central American Youth

Approving Eligibility Changes to Healthy San Francisco and the City Option MRA to Align With and Support the Affordable Care Act and Findings and Guiding Priciples of the 2013 Univeral Healthcare Council Final Report

Approving the Submission of an Update Institutional Master Plan for SFGH as Required by City Planning Code Section: 304.5

Resolution Honoring Commissioner Sonia Melara, MSW

Determining that the Closure of 24 Skilled Nursing Facility Beds at California Pacific Medical Center Will Have a Detrimental Impact on Health Care Services In the Community

Resolution In Support of the SFDPH Population Health Division Strategic Plan

Resolution Supporting the Framing of the Care Task Force Recommendations and SFDPH's Proposed Approach to Prioritized Recommendations

In Support of Vision Zero and the Goal of Zero Traffic Deaths in San Francisco by 2024

In Support of the Long-Term Care Integration Strategic Plan for San Francisco

In Support of the Findings of the 2013 Universal Healthcare Council and Requesting Further Study of San Francisco's Uninsured and the Healthy San Francisco Program

Resolution In Support of Decreasing Sugary Beverage Consumption in the City and County fo San Francisco

Resolution on Contract Contingency Policy

2013

Endorsing an Ordinance to Update the SF Health Code Article 38 Enhanced Ventilation Required for Urban Infill Sensitive Use Development in the Air Pollutant Exposure Zone, and Corresponding Director's Rules and Regulations

Resolution Recommending that the Board of Supervisors Adopt the Health Services Master Plan As An Official Plan of the City and County of San Francisco

Resolution Supporting a Health Impact Assessment of Food Security for Residents fo Single Room Occupancy Hotels

Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public Health-Laguna Honda Hospita and Rehabilitation Center to Accept and Expend Retroactively a Gift of Cash Value of Up to Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars to the Laguna Honda Palliative and Hospice Fund from the Patricia L. Strong Trust.

Honoring Public Health Week

Resolution in Honor of Tangerine Brigham

Resolution of Committment to Trauma Care at SFGH

Resolution Honoring Catherine Waters, RN, Ph.D

Resolution Supporting the San Francisco Department of Public Health Participation in the Community Independence Pilot Project

Endorsing San Francisco's Community Health Improvement Plan

Resolution Endorsing the Emergency Medical Services Agency Strategic Plan

2012

Approving the Department of Public Health 2013 Federal and State Legislative Plans

Resolution Honoring Commissioner Margine Sako

Resolution Approving the Amendment to the Regulations Implementing Healthy San Francisco and Medical Reimbursement Account Provisions of the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance

Resolution Amending the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance Minimum Standards

Resolution Adopting the Five-Year Budget Priorities and the Five-Year Budget Evaluation Criteria

Resolution Authorizing the DPH Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center to Accept and Expend Retroactively a Gift of Cash Value of Up to Five Hundred Thousand Dollars to the Laguna Honda Gift Fund From the Knight Living Marital Trust

Resolution Authorizing the DPH to Enter an Agreement with the County of Los Angeles for the Purpose of Paying California Department of Health Care Services' Administrative Costs Related to the Low Income Health Program

Resolution Endorsing an Ordinance to Create a Non-Potable Water Program

Resolution Giving Approval to the Department of Public Works to Use the Integrated Project Delivery Method as Specified in the City's Adminstration Code, Sec. 6.68 for the SFGH Building 5 Accessibility Compliance Improvement Projects

Resolution to Support Setting Limits to the Number of Tobacco Retail Permits in All Supervisorial Districts in San Francisco

Requesting that the Mayor Protect Funding for Public Health Programs and Services

Recommendations to Encourage Adquate Physical Activity and Health Eating for Students in San Francisco Public Schools

Resolution Supporting the San Francisco Department of Public Health's Participation in and Submission of a Grant Proposal Under the Health Care Innovation Challenge Initiative

Resolution Approving the DPH 2012 Federal and State Legislative Plans

2011

Resolution Supporting the Intent of the Amendments to the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance

Resolution Endorsing the DPH Proposal to Regulate E-Cigarettes

Resolution Supporting the Recommendations of the San Francisco Health Reform Task Force

Resolution Commending Chinese Hospital Association of San Francisco (CHASF) on Its Plan To Rebuild and Making Specific Recommendations to CHASF as Part of the Instituational Master Plan (IMP) Process

Resolution Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health's Base Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-12

Resolution Honoring Public Health Week 2011

Resolution Honoring Florence Stroud

Resolution Honoring Randy Allgaier


2010

Resolution Regarding Hunter's Point Shipyard

Resolution of Commitment to Trauma Care at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Priorities for Making Final Budget Decisions for FY 2010-2011
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health's Budget for Fiscal Year 2010-11
Honoring Public Health Week, April 5-9, 2010
Endorsing the 2010 San Francsico HIV Prevention Plan and the Department of Public Health's New Direction for HIV Prevention
Memorializing the Agreements Reached By the Health Commission and the California Pacific Medical Center Regarding Its Institutional Master Plan
Adopt the Ten Issue Areas of the San Francisco Health Report Card as the Priority Health Issue Areas for the Department of Public Health

2009
Resolution Declaring Findings on the California Pacific Medical Center Institutional Master Plan
New Health Commission Committee Structure
Protecting A sustainable System of Care During Ongoing Fiscal Crisis
Joining Californians Allied fro Patient Protection (CAPP) and Urging the City to Opppose Any Legislation That Would Revise the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) to Impede Access, to Increase Healthcare Costs, and Divert Helathcare Dollars from Patient Care
Resolution Commending the Conard House on Its 50th Anniversary
Urging Congress to Approve the Three-Year Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act Reauthorization Before September 30, 2009
Urging Congress to Include a Public Option in Healthcare Reform Legislation
Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors to Protect the Department of Public Health from Additional Cuts Due to State Budget Reductions
Declaring Findings of the California Pacific Medical Center Institutional Master Plan
Declaring 2009 Rethink Your Drink / Soda-Free Summer
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health's FY 2009-2010 Contingency Budget

Recognizing 80 Years of Outstanding and Continuous Public Health Services and 40 Since Ground-Breaking at Its Current Site, Caring For Residents and Chinese Immigrant Populations in the North East Neighborhoods of San Francisco

Approving Revisions to the Department of Public Health's FY2009-2010 Base Budget
Honoring Public Health Week, April 6 - 10, 2009
Honoring and Acknowledging Norma Hotaling and the Ongoing Work of Standing Against Global Exploitation (SAGE)

Approving Selected Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Mid-Year Cuts, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Develop Strategies for Avoiding Serious Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services

Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health's FY 2009-2010 Base Budget

Resolution Acknowledging the Hard Work and Dedication of Gene Marie O’Connell and Honoring Ms. O’Connell for the Contributions She Has Made To the City and County of San Francisco


2008
Renaming the SFGH Child Protection Center as the Ellen L. Wolfe Child Protection Center
Urging the Mayor to Protect Funding for Critical Programs and Services of the Department of Public Health
Determining That the Closure of the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit at California Medical Center Davies Campus Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact on the Health Care Service of the Community
Amending the Minimum Standards and Supporting Other Modifications To the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance
Approving Principles To Guide Development of Public Health’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 and Attachment A

Endorsing the Findings of the Blue Ribbon Committee for the Rebuilding of St. Luke’s Hospital

Supporting Rebuilding San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and Placing a Bond Measure On the November 2008 Ballot
Endorsing the Proposed Ordinance To Prohibit Pharmacies From Selling Tobacco Products
Memorializing Clarendon Hall’s 100 Years of Service and Commending the Final Laguna Honda Staff Members To Serve There
Endorsing DPH-Wide Collaboration in a Childhood Unintentional Injury Prevention Program
Proclaiming June, July and August Of 2008 as “Soda Free Summer” in San Francisco City and County

Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Restore Funding for Critical Department of Public Health Programs and Services

Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s FY 2008-2009 Budget
Approving Selected Reduction Initiatives for the Department of Public Health for Fiscal Year 2008/09
Approving the Closure of the Bridge To Wellness Program

Approving Selected Fiscal Year 2007/2008 Mid-Year Cuts and Reduction Initiatives for the Department of Public Health for Fiscal Year 2008/09, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Develop Strategies for Avoiding Serious Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services with attachment

Authorizing Contract Between the City and County of San Francisco and State Department of Health Care Services For the Health Care Coverage Initiative In the Amount Of $73.1 Million To Support the Healthy San Francisco Program
Approving the Closure of the Worker’s Compensation Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital
Supporting Recommendations Contained In the Fiscal Year 2006 Charity Care Report
Supporting the Dust Control Ordinance

2007

Determining That St. Luke’s Hospital’s Replacement of the Level 2 Neonatal Care Unit With a Special Care Nursery Will Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health of the Community

Accepting the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Assisted Living Feasibility Study

Approval of Principles To Guide Development of Public Health’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2008/09

Determining That the Closure of St. Francis Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Unit Will/Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Care Service of the Community

Approving Regulations Implementing Healthy San Francisco and Medical Reimbursement Account Provisions of the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance
Approving the Healthy San Francisco Participant Fee and Point-Of-Service Fee Structure
Commending St. Joseph’s Health Support Alliance
Urging the Board of Supervisors To Fund Critical Department of Public Health Programs and Services
Reaffirming the Health Commission’s Commitment To Trauma Care at San Francisco General Hospital
Supporting the Adoption of Priority Funding Indicators To Identify Priority Populations And/Or Geographic Areas To Which Community Based Tobacco Control Funding Will Be Allocated
Approving the Update of the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center 2007-2008 Strategic Plan
Approving Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Proposed Healty San Francisco: Our Health Access Program Augmentation Budget for Fiscal Year 2007-08
Urging the San Francisco Unified School District To Implement California Minor Consents Rights Into the Health Education Curriculum of All San Francisco Public High Schools
Resolution Authorizing the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Community Behavioral Health Services (SFDPH,CBHS) to enter into a Combined Net Negotiated Amount and Drug Medi-Cal Agreement with the State of California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (DADP) for the term of July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2010 in the amount of $55,825,476 as a condition of receiving state funds and Drug Medi-Cal reimbursement for substance abuse treatment and prevention; holding the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs harmless from any and all claims resulting from the agreement; authorizing and designating the Director of SFDPH,CBHS to sign said Agreement and to approve amendments for less than ten percent (10%) of the contracted amount.
Approving the Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2006/07 Contracts Through the First Six Months of Fiscal Year 2007/08 for the Department of Public Health
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Base Budget for Fiscal Year 2007-08

2006
Supporting Recommendations Contained in the Fiscal Year 2005 Charity Care Report
Endorsing the Goal of Universal Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccination for Asian and Pacific Islander residents of San Francisco
Approving the Health Commission Attendance Policy
Endorsing the San Francisco Tobacco Free Coalition Proposed Policies to Expand Protections from Second Hand Smoke
Resolution Supporting Proposition 86, the Tobacco Tax Act of 2006
Resolution Opposing Proposition 85 - Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy
Adopting the DPH Healthy and Sustainable Food Policy

Opposition to Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Policy That Restricts Transitional Housing Funded Under the Ryan White Care Act to 24 Months

Establishing a Policy of Reviewing Budget Proposals Through the Joint Conference Committees Prior To a Full Hearing at The Health Commission
Resolution Urging Brown & Toland Medical Group To Allow Non-Exclusive Affiliation for Physicians of Chinese Hospital and Its Medical Group the Chinese Community Health Care Association
Resolution Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Contingency Budget for Fiscal Year 2006/07
Honoring Public Health Week, April 3-9, 2006
Resolution Approving Use of Interim Agreements To Extend the Terms of  Fiscal Year 2005/06 Contracts Into the First Six Months of Fiscal Year 2006/07 for the Department of Public Health
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Base Budget for Fiscal Year 2006/07
Approving Fiscal Year 2006/07 Interim Agreements Incorporating an Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2005/06 HIV Health Services Program Contracts for the Department of Public Health
Resolution Approving Fiscal Year 2006/2007 Interim Agreements Incorporating an Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2005/06 Housing and Urban Health Program Contracts for the Department of Public Health
Resolution Recommending the Creation of a Community Living Trust Fund
2005
Supporting Recommendations Contained in the Fiscal Year 2004 Charity Care Report Summary
Resolution Regarding the Merger of California Pacific Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital
Supporting the City’s Application to the State Of California To Fund the Community Services and Supports Component of the Mental Health Services Act
Accepting the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on San Francisco General Hospital’s Future Location’s Recommendation To Rebuild SFGH at Its Current Potrero Avenue Campus
Determining That the Closure of St. Luke’s Hospital Psychiatric/Behavioral Inpatient Unit Will Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Care Service of the Community
Supporting the Deemed Approved Use Ordinance
Supporting Increased Fiscal Authority for the Health Commission and Department of Public Health and Supporting the Concept of Stable, Predictable and Adequate Funding for Health Services
Endorsing the Principles of the Strategic Alliance: “Taking Action for a Healthier California”
Opposition to California Medicaid Hospital Financing Waiver Currently Under Negotiations with the Federal Government
Approving The Homeless Death Count Form To Be Filed At The Time Of Registration Of The Death Certificate With Vital Statistics
Concurring With The Recommendation To Proceed With The Construction Of The East Building at Laguna Honda Hospital
Honoring Public Health Week, April 4 – 10, 2005
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Base and Contingency Budget for Fiscal Year 2005/06, and Urging the Mayor and the Board Of Supervisors To Develop Strategies for Avoiding Serious Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services
Concurring with the Recommendation to Proceed with Construction at Laguna Honda Hospital and Requesting that the Department of Public Health Bring Forward Options for the Completion of the Facility as Soon as Possible
Approving the Update of the Laguna Honda Hospital 18-Month Strategic Plan
Endorsement of the Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Operations Section Policy on Medical Plans for Mass Gatherings
Approving the Department of Public Health 2005 State Legislative Plan
Endorsing the Recommendations of the Childhood Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force Report

2004
Supporting Recommendations Contained In the Fiscal Year 2003 Charity Care Report Summary
Urging the Acceptance of Food Assistance at the Alemany Farmers Market
Authorizing the Director of Health To Enter Into an Interagency Cooperation Agreement In Furtherance of the Implementation of the Hunter's Point Shipyard Redevelopment Plan
Approving an Ordinance Adding Article 31 to the Health Code and Amending Sections 659, 1120.1 and 1227 of the Health Code to Establish Special Restrictions for Activities on the Hunters Point Shipyard To Address Potential Residual Contamination and To Authorize the Department Of Public Health To Implement These Restrictions, Impose Penalties, and Charge Fees To Defray the Costs of Implementation and Making Environmental Findings; and Approving Regulations Implementing the Proposed Ordinance
Adopting Findings Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act for the Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopment Project
Authorizing the Proposed Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Mid-Year Budget Cuts
Endorsing the Update of the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Strategic Plan
Proclaiming November 20th to December 20th of Each Year as Survivor of Homicide Victims Awareness Month in San Francisco.
Approving the Reconfiguration of Emergency Medical Services in the San Francisco Fire Department
Authorizing the Executive Administrator of San Francisco General Hospital to Apply for Licenses to Treat Patients With Mental Illnesses and Appoint an Administrator to Each of the Licensed Facilities
Resolution Authorizing the Department of Public Health, San Francisco General Hospital To Accept a Gift of a Mobile Mammography Facility Vehicle and Associated Equipment, Valued At $432,716, Donated By The University Of California, San Francisco for Mobile Mammography Services to Indigent and Under-Served Women in San Francisco
Supporting Proposition 67, Emergency Medical Care Initiative
Supporting Principals For Medi-Cal Redesign
Supporting Proposition 63, The Mental Health Services Act
Supporting Proposition 72, the Health Insurance Act of 2003
Amending the Minimum Standards and Supporting Other Modifications To the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance
Regarding the Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Contingency Budget, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Work Together To Minimize Reductions To Health Services
Urging the San Francisco Board of Supervisors To Authorize the Department of Public Health To Explore Joining the State Department Of General Services Pharmaceutical Purchasing Program To Ascertain the Potential Cost Benefits of Participation
Approving the Guidelines and Identifying the Diversion Programs Mandated By ‘Proposition M - Aggressive Solicitation Ban’ Passed By Voters In November 2003
Accepting the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Rebuild Steering Committee Recommendations With Regard To Bed Count and Maintenance of Psychiatry Wards In Current Building, and Directing the Department To Further Study the Hospital Rebuild Options, Including Collocation With the University of California At San Francisco (UCSF)
Honoring Public Health Week, April 5 - 11, 2004
Approving the Submission of the Department of Public Health’s Base Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-05, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Develop Strategies for Avoiding Serious Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services
Resolution Opposing Reductions in San Francisco’s Ryan White Care Act Title I Award
Acknowledging February 2004 As “Children’s Dental Health Month” and Honoring the Agencies and Individuals Who Have Made a Difference With Children’s Dental Health In San Francisco
Accepting the Recommendations of the Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (MHRF) Blue Ribbon Committee  and Authorizing that the Changes in MHRF Staffing  Be Submitted for the Department of Public Health 2004-05 Budget and that Changes in MHRF Licensure Be Pursued

2003
Supporting of San Francisco's Charity Care Ordinance and Urging Full Compliance With Its Provisions
Supporting That San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center Meets Senate Bill 1953 Safety Standards By 2013, Encouraging Efforts To Identify Alternative Funding Sources, Supporting Further Discussions With UCSF On Co-Location and Encouraging Improved Community Outreach Strategies
Supporting Increased Autonomy and Fiscal Authority for the Health Commission and Department of Public Health, Supporting the Concept of Stable, Predictable and Adequate Funding for Health Services, and Urging Modifications and Enhancements to the Proposed Health Department Charter Amendment
Opposing Proposition 54
Supporting State Efforts to Increase Access to Health Care Coverage for the Uninsured
Supporting the Strategic Plan of the San Francisco Asthma Task Force to Promote Effective Asthma Management Prevention Strategies for San Francisco
Supporting the Women’s Health Plan: Partnering In Wellness With Women and Girls In San Francisco 2003-2006
Supporting Youth Involvement In the San Francisco Health Commission and Establishing a Youth Health Advisor Appointee To the Population Health and Prevention Joint Conference Committee
Approving an Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2003/04 Behaviorial Health Contracts for the Department of Public Health
Approving an Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2002-2003 AIDS Office Contracts for the Department of Public Health
Approving Renewal of Two (2) Master Contract Agreements With Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services Corporation (Remote Computing Option and Products and Services)
Rejecting the Department of Public Health’s Contingency Budget for Fiscal Year 2003-04, and Urging the Business Community, Organized Labor and Residents, To Work With the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Avoid Devastating Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services
Resolution Honoring Dr. Evelyn Lee
Accepting the San Francisco General Hospital Air Medical Access Feasibility Study
Approving the Application for Licensure of the Chronic Renal Dialysis Center By San Francisco General Hospital To Provide Services To Patients of the City and County of San Francisco With End-Stage Renal Disease
Approving the Continued Provision of Surgical and Anesthesia Services By San Francisco General Hospital for Laguna Honda Hospital Residents and Patients, and a New Agreement That Memorializes This Arrangement
Supporting the Work of the Task Force To End the Exploitation of Youth
Approving the Department of Public Health’s Base Budget for Fiscal Year 2003-2004, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Develop Strategies for Avoiding Serious Cuts To the County’s Health Safety Net Services

2002

Approving a 3% General Fund Reduction To the Department of Public Health’s Budget For Fiscal Year 2002-03
Institutional Police To the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department and Authorizing the Director Of Health To Enter Into a Letter of Management Agreement Regarding This Transfer
Approving an Ordinance Increasing the Licensing Fee For Garbage Trucks and the Amount Deposited Into the Mandatory Refuse Collection Service Fund By Amending Section 249.6 of the San Francisco Business Tax Regulations Code and Section 10.100-7 of the San Francisco Administrative Code and Ratifying Past Actions Taken In Connection With Such Licensing Fee
Approving the Proposal For the Use of Smokeless Tobacco Settlement Funds
Adopting Findings Pursuant To the California Environmental Quality Act and Approving the Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Project
Approving Ordinance Amendments To the San Francisco Health Code To Update Lead Hazard Definitions To Be Consistent With State and Federal Definitions
Concurring With the Analysis of Department Staff and Pending Controller’s Certification That the Laundry Services Can Be Performed For the Department of Public Health, Laguna Honda Hospital, By Private Contractor For a Lower Cost Than Similar Work Performed By City and County Employees
Authorizing the Department of Public Health, San Francisco General Hospital, To Accept a Gift of a Comprehensive Breast Center and Associated Equipment, Valued At $3,598.000, Donated By the Avon Products Foundation Through the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, and Approving the Naming Of the Center "The Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center"
Approving an Extension of the Terms of Fiscal Year 2002/03 Contracts For the Department of Public Health
Recognizing the Need For Increased Interdepartmental Coordination and Accountability In the Homeless Service Delivery System, Including Quantifiable Outcomes, and Supporting the Mayor’s Office of Homelessness In the Development of a Coordinated Intake Process For the Single Adult System
Honoring Public Health Week, April 1 - 7, 2002, No. 4-02
Approving the Department of Health’s Base Budget For Fiscal Year 2002-03, and Urging the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors To Maintain the Department of Health’s Safety Net Services, Resolution No. 3-02
Amending the Department of Public Health’s Policy Directive 24, Contractors’Compliance With Antidiscrimination Protections and Cultural Competency, and Adopting Guidelines For Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) In Health Care, Resolution No. 2-02
Commending the Start of Enrollment In the New Healthy Kids Program Offered Through the San Francisco Health Plan, Encouraging San Francisco Families To Obtain Health Coverage For Their Uninsured Children Regardless of Immigration Status, and Proclaiming January 13, 2002 “Healthy Kids Day” In the City and County of San Francisco, Resolution No. 1-02

2001

Supporting San Francisco's Community Health Centers and Declaring August 19-25, 2001 Community Health Centers Week, Resolution No. 15-01
Approving the City and County of San Francisco 2001 Trauma Care System Plan Revision and Update, Resolution No. 14-01
Approving and Adopting Minimum Standards For Health Plan Benefits Required In the Healthcare Accountability Ordinance, Resolution No. 13-01
Declaring the Intent of the City and County of San Francisco Health Commission To Reimburse Certain Expenditures From Proceeds of Future Indebtedness and Approving and Ratifying Previous Actions (Regarding the Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Program), Resolution No. 12-01
Determining Whether the Closure of the Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Program at St. Mary’s Medical Center Will Or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Care Service of the Community, Resolution No. 11-01
Approving an Extension of the Terms of the Fiscal Year 2000/01 Contracts For the Department of Public Health Population Health and Prevention and Community Health Network, Resolution No. 10-01
Revising the Department of Public Health’s Role In Long-Term Care Planning, and Participation In California’s Long-Term Care Integration Pilot Program (AB 1040), Resolution No. 9-01
Endorsing the Homeless Continuum of Care Plan and Urging the Board of Supervisors To Consider Adoption of the Plan, Resolution No. 8-01
Determining Whether the Closure of Certain Programs at St. Mary’s Medical Center Will Or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On Health Care Service of the Community, Resolution No. 7-01
Determining That the Affiliation Between Sutter Health and St. Luke’s Hospital Will Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Care Service of the Community, Resolution No. 6-01
Endorsing the Principles of the Fiscal Year 2001-02 Budget, and Approving the Proposed Budget For Fiscal Year 2001-02, Resolution No. 05-01
Supporting Achievement of Universal Health Care  and Expanding Health Care Coverage To Uninsured Children and Youth, Resolution No. 4-01
Endorsing the San Francisco Department Of Public Health’s Strategic Plan – Leading the Way To a Healthier Community 2000, Resolution No. 03-01
Urging the San Francisco Board of Supervisors To Designate the Department of Public Health As the Lead Agency For Administration of Funds From the Substance Abuse Crime and Prevention Act of 2000, (Proposition 36), and To Establish a Substance Abuse Crime and Prevention Trust Fund, Resolution No. 02-01
Supporting the Rebuilding of San Francisco General Hospital, Resolution No. 1-01

2000

Recognizing That October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Supporting Placement Of "There’s No Excuse For Domestic Violence" Bumper Stickers On All Department of Public Health Vehicles, Resolution No. 13-00
Endorsing Stop Red Light Running Week, Resolution No. 12-00
Determining Whether the Closure of 20 Acute Care Beds and Inpatient/Outpatient Surgery At Pacific Coast Hospital Will Or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Care Service of the Community, Resolution No. 11-00
Adopting a Harm Reduction Policy For Substance Abuse, STD and HIV, Resolution #10-00
Adopting the Working Definition of Homelessness As the Department of Public Health Definition, Resolution #9-00
Authorizing the Director of Public Health To Act On Laguna Honda Hospital Medical Staff Recommendations Resolution  #8-00

Supporting the Continuation of San Francisco's Children's Amendment, Resolution #7-00

Affirming the Commitment of the Health Commission and The Department of Public Health To Compliance With All Applicable Federal, State and Local Laws, and The Program Requirements of Federal, State and Private Health Plans, and Directing the Department of Public Health To Develop and Implement a Departmentwide Compliance Program, Resolution # 6-2000

Approving a Proposal To Fund the Seismic, Life Safety and Critical Facility Improvement Project, Through General Obligation Bonds In the Amount Of $97 Million, To Be Placed On the Ballot For November 2000, Resolution # 5-2000

Honoring Young People and Their Vision of Healthy People In Healthy Communities For Public Health Week, April 3-9, 2000 Resolution # 4-2000

Appropriating Proposition A Funds For Tobacco Prevention and Control Activities In Fiscal Year 2000-01, Resolution # 3-2000

Increasing Fees To Cover the Cost of the Food Safety Program - Resolution # 2-2000

Approving The Department of Public Health's Proposed Budget For Fy 2000-01, Approving The Reallocation of Funds To Develop New Programs To Reduce the Need For Acute And Emergency Care, and Approving Cost Reductions Necessary To Absorb Cost Increases - Resolution #1-2000


1999

Determining Whether the Elimination Or Curtailment of Health Services By the University of California (UCSFf)/Mount Zion Medical Center, Will or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On the Health Service of the Community (Resolution No. 28-99, December 21, 1999)

Supporting the Development and Implementation of a Voluntary Medical Cannabis Identification Card Program (Resolution No. 29-99, December 21, 1999)

Endorsing Recommendations of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee and Other Department Committees Setting Priorities For the FY 2000-2001 Budget (Resolution No. 30-99, December 21, 1999)

Supporting the Family Focused Care Committee of the Children's System of Care Planning Council, "A Message from Parents and Families To Service Providers" (July 6, 1999)

Proposed Ordinance to Transfer Authority of Regulation of the Massage Industry From the Police Department To The Department of Public Health, By Repealing San Francisco Police Code, Article 27, and Adding Article 28, Sections 1800 To 1828, To the San Francisco Health Code, Authorizing the Director Of Public Health To Regulate Massage Establishments and Massage Services, Setting New Criteria For the Issuance and Revocation of Massage Permits, Changing Certain Operating Requirements of Massage Establishments, Setting New Penalties For the Violation of Massage Provisions, and Continuing An Application Fee, an Identification Card Fee and a Permit Fee (July 6, 1999)

Supporting the Concept and Further Development of a San Francisco Program For Office-Based Physician Prescription of Methadone and Other Effective Pharmacologic Agents For the Treatment of Opiate Addiction (July 7, 1999)

Supporting the ``Building a Healthier San Francisco Collaborative: A Citywide Collaborative Community Assessment" Report (June 15, 1999)

Authorizing the Department of Public Health's Population Health Records and Statistics Section To Begin Accepting and Processing Passport Applications Pursuant To a Designation of Authority From the United States Department of State (June 15, 1999)

Endorsing Modifications In the Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Bond Project, June 1, 1999

Supporting Measures To Reduce Youth Suicide and Related High Risk Behaviors That Place Youth At Risk of Injury and/or Death, June 1, 1999

Supporting Rebuilding Laguna Honda Hospital and Placing a Bond Measure On the November 1999 Ballot, May 4, 1999

Adopting Regulation For the Orderly Issuance of Refuse Collection Permit For Non-Federal Facilities at Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island, May 4, 1999

Revising the Federal Facilities Refuse Collection Permit Regulation To Harmonize It With Refuse Collection Permit Regulation For Non-Federal Facilities At Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island, May 4, 1999

Recognizing That the Current Housing Crisis Poses a Serious Barrier To the Promotion of Effective Public Health Practices (April 20, 1999)

Supporting the San Francisco Department of Public Health Adoption of a Pilot Project Implementing a Non-Names Based HIV Reporting System (April 20, 1999)

Authorizing the Department of Public Health To Expend Funds and Add Staff Resources To Replace Grant Funded Home Health Contractual Services With Services Provided By City Staff (April 6, 1999)

Recommending the Approval of Ordinance Amendments To Articles 21, 21a and 22 of the Health Code Containing Fee Increases For Businesses Regulated Under the Hazardous Materials Unified Program Agency (April 6, 1999)

Honoring the Contribution of the Advisory Groups to the San Francisco Department of Public Health In Celebration of Public Health Week, April 5-9, 1999 (April 6, 1999)

Proclaiming the Month of April In San Francisco As Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month (April 6, 1999)

Amending the Department of Public Health's Policy Directive #24, Ethnicity and Gender of Staff and Board of Directors; and Renaming the Policy to: Contractors' Compliance With Antidiscrimination Protections and Cultural Competency (March 16, 1999)

Accepting and Approving the Community Health Network Strategic Plan For 1999, Resolution 2-99, January 19, 1999

Recommending That a High Priority Be Given To Preventive and Clinical Health Services In San Francisco's Strategic Plan, To Improve Early Childhood Development Pursuant To Proposition 10, Resolution 3-99, January 19, 1999


1998

Approving the Formation of the Medical Practice Group of the Community Health Network, Resolution 38-98, December 15, 1998

Endorsing the Findings and Recommendations of the 1998 Director of Health's Annual Report On the Comprehensive Environmental Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, Resolution  #37-98, December 1, 1998

Approving Revisions to the Community Health Network's Sliding Fee Policy for the Department of Public Health Resolution #34-98, November 17, 1998

Supporting a Strategic Direction of Developing Alternatives to Institutional Care and Requesting the Department to Develop Specific Proposals to Decrease Institutional Care and Increase Alternative Programs Resolution #35-98, November 17, 1998

Endorsing the Department of Public Health's Commitment to Balance the 1988-99 Budget Within Internal Resources, and Supporting the Department's Plan To Reduce Expenditures for the Current Year  Resolution #36-98, November 17, 1998

Establishing a Year 2000 Compliance Policy, and Directing the Department of Public Health To Implement Its Year 2000 Readiness Plan. September 29, 1998

Recommending Ordinance Changes To Authorize the Director of Health To Enter Into and Execute Written Agreements With Mutual Indemnification Provisions On Behalf of The City and County of San Francisco, With Five Health and Medical Service Providers: the Regents of the University of California, UCSF/Stanford Health Care, Alameda County, San Mateo County, and the San Francisco Unified School District, September 15, 1998

Endorsing the Recommendations To Improve Long-Term Care Service Delivery Contained In the Proposal For a Long-Term Care Integration Pilot Project, September 15, 1998

Resolution Reaffirming The Department of Public Health's Vision Statement and Restating The Mission Statement, September 1, 1998

Affirming Commitment of the Health Commission and the Community Health Network To Compliance With All Applicable Federal and State Laws, and the Program Requirements of Federal, State and Private Health Plans, and Directing The Community Health Network To Develop and Implement a Compliance Program, August 4, 1998

Supporting a General Obligation Bond to Rebuild and Retrofit Laguna Honda Hospital, July 21, 1998

Approving a Proposal to Provide Health Insurance to In-Home Supportive Services Workers Providing Care to Medi-Cal Recipients Who Reside In San Francisco, July 21, 1998

Supporting the San Francisco Healthy Cities: CHIPPS Senior Injury Prevention Collaborative Project, July 7, 1998

Supporting the Recommendations of the Mayor's Blue Ribbon Committee On Universal Health Care, June 16, 1998

Approving a Revised Maternity Fee Package for the Community Health Network, June 16, 1998

Determining Whether the Closure of the Obstetrics Inpatient Service at St. Mary's Medical Center Will Or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On Health Care Service of the Community, June 16, 1998

Supporting the Development and Implementation of a Department of Public Health Employee Recognition Program, May 19, 1998

Supporting the Continuing Shelter Operations at Mission Rock, and Further Working On the Development of a Shelter Policy Extending Beyond Operation of This Facility To Emphasize Exits From Homelessness, Rather Than Warehousing of Individuals, April 21, 1998

Directing the Community Health Network To Develop a New Ambulatory Care and Research Center At San Francisco General Hospital, April 21, 1998

Endorsing the Designation of May 6-12, 1998 as Nurses' Week In The City and County of San Francisco, April 7, 1998

Authorizing Approval of Revision of the San Francisco Adult Day Health Care County Plan, April 7, 1998

Supporting the Department of Public Health's FY 1998-2001 Comprehensive Tobacco Control Plan and Budget, April 7, 1998

Approving the Plan for Expending the Mangini Settlement Funds for Tobacco Prevention, April 7, 1998

Directing the Department of Public Health To Respond To the Physical Plant Issues At Laguna Honda Hospital, April 7, 1998

Supporting the Concept of a City and County Ombudsprogram To Advocate for Health Care Consumers, March 17, 1998

Endorsing a Response To a Request From the Health, Family and the Environment Committee of the Board of Supervisors, To Submit a Proposal To Address the Problems of Asthma and Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancer In the Bayview Hunters Point Community, March 17, 1998

Supporting the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities As Endorsed By President Bill Clinton and Recommended By the Advisory Commission On Consumer Protection and Quality In the Health Care Industry, March 3, 1998

Creating a Department of Public Health Reserve To Guard Against Future Funding Uncertainties, February 17, 1998

Expanding Services for Housing for the Homeless, for Prevention of Illness, and for Maintaining and Expanding Existing Management Information System (MIS) and Other Infrastructure Within the Department, February 17, 1998

Determining Whether the Relocation of Obstetrics Service From Chinese Hospital To California Pacific Medical Center Will Or Will Not Have a Detrimental Impact On Health Care Service of the Community, February 3, 1998

Submitting the Name of Mitchell H. Katz, M.D. To the Mayor for Appointment As Director of the Department of Public Health, February 3, 1998

Endorsing Efforts To Develop Proposals To Address Asthma and Breast and Cervical Cancer In Bayview Hunters Point, January 20, 1998

Supporting the Regionalization of Level 1 Trauma Services At San Francisco General Hospital Into San Mateo County, and Counties In Need of Trauma Care, As Long As There Is No Negative Impact To the City and County of San Francisco, January 20, 1998

Approving a Proposal To Provide Health Insurance To In Home Supportive Services Workers Providing Care To Medi-Cal Recipients Who Reside In San Francisco, January 20, 1998

Endorsing the Department of Public Health's Initiation of a Management Internship Program At the Community Health Network (CHN), January 6, 1998

Urging Recommendations for Programmatic and Operational Components of the California Healthy Families Program, January 6, 1998


1997

Endorsing the San Francisco Mental Health Plan's Intent To Provide a Single Standard of Access and Care for San Francisco Indigent and Uninsured Residents and Medi-Cal Beneficiaries, December 9, 1997

Appointing a Medicaid 1115 Waiver Planning Committee, December 9, 1997

Supporting the Provision of Pharmaceutical Services To Only Those Patients Referred From Providers In the Community Health Network, November 18, 1997

Commending the Support of the California Integrated Waste Management Board for the Cleanup of the Mobile Debris Box Disposal Service Site, November 18, 1997

Authorizing the Use of the Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility As Collateral In a Lease Financing Arrangement for the 911 System, November 4, 1997

Supporting the Commission On the Status of Women's Efforts To Seek Ratification of the Convention On the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and To Implement This Convention at Local Levels In the City and County Of San Francisco, October 21, 1997

Endorsing the Department of Public Health's Collaboration In a New Masters of Public Health Program at San Francisco State University, October 7, 1997

Approving a Policy On Contract Modification, October 7, 1997

Approving the Principles for Granting Merit Increases To Contract Agencies, October 7, 1997

Resolution Commemorating October 1997 As Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October 7, 1997

Resolution Commemorating October 1997 As Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 7, 1997

Endorsing the One Less Gun Campaign, September 2, 1997

Opposing the Current Proposal To Settle Lawsuits Against the Tobacco Companies Presented To Congress and President Bill Clinton, August 5, 1997

Supporting the San Francisco Healthy Cities: CHIPPS Senior Injury Prevention Collaborative, August 5, 1997

Endorsing the Activities and Direction of the Bayview Hunters Point Health and Environmental Assessment Task Force, July 15. 1997

Approving the New Community Health Network Pharmacy Formulary, June 17, 1997

Supporting the Department of Public Health's Substance Abuse Treatment On Demand: First Steps Plan To Guide the Augmentation of Alcohol and Drug Services In Fiscal Year 1997-98, May 20, 1997

Authorizing the Department of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, To Assume Responsibility for Medi-Cal Authorization and Payment of the State/Local Match for All Medically Necessary Mental Health Services for San Francisco Medi-Cal Beneficiaries, April 22, 1997

Authorizing the Director of Health To Enter Into a Contract With Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. To Engage In a Preventive HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial, April 8, 1997

Approving the Department Of Public Health Records Management Program: Policies and Procedures, March 4, 1997

Endorsing the Policy of Routine Domestic Violence Screening of All Women and Girls In All Healthcare Settings and Encouraging All Healthcare Professionals To Develop, Adopt, and Implement Routine Domestic Violence Screening Protocols In All Healthcare Settings, Both Public and Private, February 18, 1997

Supporting the Department of Public Health's Request for Increased Funding To Maintain Existing Services and To Augment Drug Treatment and Prevention Services for Residents of San Francisco (Treatment On Demand), February 18, 1997

Supporting the Department of Public Health's Request for Additional Funding for Enhancement of Immunizations for Children and Adults, February 18, 1997

Supporting the Department of Public Health's Proposed Reallocation of Funds and Request for Increase In Total Budget for AIDS Care for FY 1997-98, February 18, 1997

Supporting the Department of Public Health's Request To Further the Implementation of Managed Care, and To Increase Medication Services To Severely Mentally Ill Clients, February 18, 1997

Joint Resolution of  the Health Commission and Fire Commission, February 18, 1997

  • Health Commission Resolution # 10-97
  • Fire Commission Resolution #97-02

Accepting and Approving Contributions from the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, January 21, 1997