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makes Southern California healthier

Our goal for Southern California is simple—help communities thrive with care and coverage, together. For more than 75 years, we’ve worked to nurture healthy Southern California living and improve the health of our members
any way we can.

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In the Spotlight

Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 Video Series

What is COVID-19? How can I protect myself and my family? This series of five short videos explains.

Health Care Heroes: Nina Vallega, RN

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic felt like walking into the unknown, and for registered nurse Nina Vallega, as she says it is a moment in time she’ll never forget. 

Health Care Heroes: Elizabeth Hudson, MD

As one of few infectious disease doctors in the San Fernando/San Gabriel Valley region, Dr. Elizabeth Hudson has worked tirelessly to support the Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 command center.

Health Care Heroes: Marcial Reyes, RN

Shortly after the start of the pandemic, charge nurse Marcial Reyes found himself on the other side of the fence when he contracted the COVID-19 virus.

Health Care Heroes: Jerry Barba, PhD

Frontline workers have been under enormous pressure from the very start of the pandemic. Clinical psychologist Jerry Barba, PhD, saw that and was ready to do something about it.

Health Care Heroes: Danielle Flowers, MD

Providing care for children during a pandemic hasn’t been easy, especially when half your face is no longer visible to them as a result of wearing a mask. 

Health Care Heroes: Maria Guzman

Maria Guzman’s passion for patients started when she witnessed hospital staff treat her close loved ones who were fighting cancer with such love and compassion. 

Health Care Heroes: Rene Aventura, RN

A platoon sergeant in the U.S. Army, Rene Aventura has experienced the reality of being in combat zones on the other side of the globe, even once coming close to losing his life during an airstrike. 

Health Care Heroes: Ebony Talley

The magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything we’ve seen before in our lifetime, but Ebony Talley, Director of Infection Prevention at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Kills Medical Center, believes we can get through it together. 

Bringing healing home with virtual cardiac rehabilitation

Thanks to Kaiser Permanente’s innovative virtual cardiac rehabilitation program, cardiac patient Michelle Wofford was home, but not alone — her care team came with her in the form of a wearable fitness tracker on her wrist.

Early cancer detection saves a young man’s life

Glendale man credits Kaiser Permanente’s preventive screening and quality care with helping him successfully fight leukemia.

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.


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