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Free Take a Hike program

Join park rangers and docents on a monthly hike that combines exercise and information about park features and natural history. Participants will also hear from a host of doctors who will share tips on remaining active while avoiding injuries and how to prepare for your outdoor activity. Take A Hike is a member of the Healthy Parks, Healthy People Bay Area collaborative with sponsorship from Kaiser Permanente.

The hikes are held on the first Saturday of every month. For details about the program and a full schedule for the year, visit Take A Hike.

The next hike takes place on Saturday, June 3 at San Bruno Mountain. Registration is required.


Rethink your pharmacy refills

Our Mail Order Pharmacy will mail most prescriptions to you, saving you time.

Total Health Radio

Tune in to a free weekly podcast series that features Kaiser Permanente clinicians and subject matter experts discussing topics ranging from parenthood and nutrition to disease prevention and healthy sleep habits. Each podcast is 20-30 minutes long. Download the podcasts from iTunes and Stitcher.

Be in the driver’s seat with diabetes

While type 1 diabetes is largely hereditary, there are specific things you can do to help prevent type 2 diabetes. The most important thing is to manage your weight. Extra pounds affect how insulin works in the body, and that’s what leads to diabetes. Regular exercise and a balanced diet are the goal; Get tips and learn more.

Welcome To South San Francisco Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente has been providing health care in South San Francisco and its surrounding areas since 1949. Our medical center includes our hospital and several outpatient facilities. We hope you find this website informative and helpful in learning about the health care services we provide.