Care and Coverage together
makes Southern California healthier
Our goal for Southern California is simple—help communities thrive with care and coverage, together. For more than 70 years, we’ve worked to nurture healthy Southern California living and improve the health of our members
any way we can.
In the Spotlight
As parents, we do everything possible to keep our kids safe — from applying sunblock and making them wear bike helmets to using car seats and keeping up with vaccinations.
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, in Pasadena, CA, will waive tuition for all 4 years for the school’s first five classes of students.
The private, nonprofit medical school, which is not affiliated with any university, has received initial accreditation and will begin accepting applications from prospective students in June 2019 for admission to the school’s first class in the summer of 2020.
Kaiser Permanente has joined forces with groups around the country to take on domestic violence and sexual assault. We’re taking action, like creating a forum for survivors to tell their stories and posting a bilingual fotonovela that shows the signs of abuse and how to get help.
Healthier communities can fight disease better. By cutting waste and pollutants, saving water and energy, and supporting sustainable farming, we’re helping people lead healthier lives.
Thrive in Your Community
The powerful prescription of pets
Sure, you love your pet. What may surprise you is how your pet loves you back. A survey found 97 percent of physicians believe there are health benefits to having a pet, mental as well as physical. Watch a video on the powerful connection between our pets and our health.