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2020-21 Flu Season – Flu clinics now open — Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

The flu is more serious than the common cold. Protect yourself and your loved ones from serious health risks by getting your annual no cost flu shot. For your safety and convenience, flu vaccinations are now available at the locations below.

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Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center Recognized for Stroke and Cardiac Care

The Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center is being recognized by the American Heart Association for providing high-quality care to stroke and heart failure patients.

Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award – acknowledging the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.

The hospital also received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, which recognizes hospitals that demonstrate at least 85 percent compliance in each of the seven Get With The Guidelines®– Stroke Achievement Measures for 24 consecutive months or more.

“This prestigious recognition demonstrates that Kaiser Permanente puts patient care at the forefront of everything we do,” said Ron Groepper, senior VP and area manager, Kaiser Permanente Greater San Francisco Service Area. “We are pleased to be recognized for the high-quality health care provided by our physicians, nurses, and staff.”

Kaiser Permanente has Northern California’s Highest-Rated Medicare Plan – Also Among Highest Rated in U.S.

NCQA rated Kaiser Permanente Northern California among highest for consumer experience, prevention, and treatment

The National Committee for Quality Assurance rated Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Medicare health plan a 5 out of 5 – the highest in Northern California, and among the highest rated in the country.

In the Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-2020, published today, Kaiser Permanente’s Medicare health plan in Northern California received a 5 and its commercial health plan a 4.5. Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California region received the same ratings – making the two plans among the highest rated in California and the nation.

Kaiser Permanente Receives Top Score in LGBTQ Care Equity for 10 Years

For the tenth consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente’s hospitals have been recognized as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights organization.

The Healthcare Equality Index evaluates more than 1,600 health care facilities nationwide on their policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors, and employees. Kaiser Permanente has participated in the HEI since 2008 and has consistently moved up in its rankings, achieving a perfect score in 2010 and every year since.

Text message alert now available at Kaiser Permanente Pharmacies

Members now have the option to receive a text message on your smartphone when your prescription order is ready for pick up at your specified pharmacy location. Just enroll at a Kaiser Permanente pharmacy to activate the text message notification.

You can opt out at any time by replying ‘STOP’ via text or with any Pharmacy staff.  Standard text messaging fees apply.