News and Events

The Thrive Kitchen Enters Its Third Year

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco’s healthy cooking program, the Thrive Kitchen, begins its third year of monthly hands-on cooking classes in 2019.

The ground-breaking program was developed by Linda Shiue, MD, an internal medicine physician and professionally trained chef who is also the Director of Culinary Medicine at the San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Shiue recognized people’s need to reduce the amount of processed food and restaurant meals consumed, so she pioneered the Thrive Kitchen to equip fellow clinicians and patients with the skills to focus on home cooking.

Topics: EVENTS

Get your no-cost flu shot - don't wait

The flu is much more serious than the common cold.  Protect yourself and your loved ones from serious health risks with a yearly flu shot.  They’re available at no cost to Kaiser Permanente members.

Flu shots will be available at these locations:

Adult Patients
2238 Geary Blvd. 6th Floor
Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm
 
Pediatric Patients
2238 Geary Blvd. 5th Floor
Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm
 
1600 Owens St. 5th Floor
Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm
 
1600 Owens St. 3rd Floor
Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm
 

* Please call 1-800-573-5811 or go to kp.org/mydoctor/flu for updated hours and locations.

Topics: EVENTS

Kaiser Permanente Awards $2 Million to Reduce Stigma Around Mental Illness

Kaiser Permanente announced a $2 million investment to support community organizations in their work to reduce the stigma around mental illness. Twenty-five Northern California organizations were awarded community health grants, including school districts, youth and family services and community coalitions that bring together a variety of stakeholders and agencies to serve people that historically shy away from getting mental health services.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Gets an "A" For Patient Safety

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco has been awarded an “A” grade, the highest possible, for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

5 Stars for California Medicare Health Plans

For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente’s Medicare health plans in California have earned 5 out of 5 stars, the highest overall rating in the state for quality and service for 2018 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Read more.