ACHD Needs Your Feedback!

ACHD is seeking information about your Healthcare Districts! At your earliest convenience, please complete the short, ten question survey regarding your District demographics. The answers you provide will allow ACHD to better represent your District. The Healthcare District Survey can be found here. Contact Sheila Johnston with any questions or comments about the survey.

ACHD’s 63rd Annual Meeting is a great success!

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) 63rd Annual Meeting took place on May 6-8, 2015, in Monterey, California. This year’s event, titled “Creating the Healthcare District of the Future,” had a record 117 attendees from Healthcare District Trustees and Executives. This year’s Annual Meeting focused on the relationship between technology and health care. Attendees Read More »

National Nurses Week

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week to celebrate the role nurses play in delivering quality care to their patients! This year’s theme is “Ethical Practice. Quality Care.” to recognize the importance of ethics in nursing and to acknowledge the strong commitment nurses display in their profession. For some history on National Nurses Week, click here.

National Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month! This month is dedicated to fighting the stigma attached to mental illness, proving support to those affected, educating the public, and advocating for equal care. Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Experiencing one Read More »

ACHD’s 2015 Legislative Day… What you missed

ACHD’s 2015 Legislative Day was a great success with the highest attendance in many years! ACHD was joined by 48 attendees representing 21 Healthcare Districts and is pleased with such active participation. Those that attended this year’s event participated in a day of educational sessions, a Legislative Reception, a Keynote address by ACHD’s 2014 Legislator Read More »

National Public Health Week

April 6-12, 2015 is National Public Health Week! This week is dedicated to highlighting public health achievements and raising awareness of public health issues. Health education can reduce the consequences of many health conditions/diseases through preventative measures, or identifying a health issue early on. This year’s goal is making the US the healthiest nation in Read More »

National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month, to highlight the negative health effects that long-term stress has on our bodies. Negative effects include headaches, stomach disorders, depression, and even heart disease. Here are five ways to relieve stress: 1. Step away for a moment and take a few big, slow, deep breaths 2. Get moving and Read More »

ACHD 2015 Annual Call for Healthcare District Award Nominations

The Association of California Healthcare Districts seeks to recognize a Trustee of the Year and a Healthcare District of the Year. These important and prestigious awards will be announced at the 63rd Annual Meeting May 6-8, at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa in Monterey, California. The award categories are: Healthcare District Trustee of the Read More »

Secure your spot for ACHD’s Annual Legislative Day!

ACHD’s Legislative Day will be from April 13-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Sacramento. This event will provide Healthcare District Staff and Trustees with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively advocate for legislative issues impacting California’s Healthcare Districts. Click here for more information and/or to register for ACHD’s 2015 Legislative Day: Imagine the Possibilities. Read More »