On May 23rd, 2022, Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King Community Healthcare (MLKCH) , held a private roundtable discussion to share their concerns regarding care for mothers and babies in the South Los Angeles Community ... read more »
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced AB 2426, to address health equity in the South Los Angeles community. This bill would build off of AB 2599 (Bass, 2009) and cover hospital-based outpatient services provided in the emergency department. ... read more »
If we don’t get vaccinated, I foresee repeat cycles of preventable deaths, business and school closures, and potentially even more dangerous variants of the virus in our future. Unfortunately, black and brown communities that have been the hardest hit by Covid are now lagging behind in taking advantage of the amazing science that led to our Covid vaccines. ... read more »
In honor of Black History Month, the state of California in partnership with The Center at Sierra Health Foundation has launched a “COVID-19 Community Champions” campaign to recognize COVID-19 warriors who have made significant contributions in their communities. ... read more / view gallery »
To help meet the increased demand for highly-trained nurses and essential healthcare workers in medically-underserved areas like South Los Angeles, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) announced it has received a half million dollar grant from Bank of America to expand its healthcare worker career programs. ... read more »
Assemblymember Mike Gipson introduced CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, and Vice President of Population Health at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), Dr. Jorge Reyno, MD, whom both shared new data regarding pandemic and their recommendations on getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Monday—July 6, 2020 California State Senator Holly Mitchell met with Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. Senator Mitchell and Dr. Batchlor shared a brief discussion about the importance of protecting the hospital’s budget. ... read more / watch video »
If I told you we were close to finding a treatment that prevents 85% of coronavirus transmissions, would you try it?
The good news is we already have; it’s wearing a mask over your nose and mouth.
The bad news is that some leaders are pretending this pandemic is over and have made wearing masks a political issue, and too many people are joining them in their denial.
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