May 15, 2020

Please see for up to date data on COVID-19 cases in the county. Santa Cruz County COVID-19 Dashboard

Public Health Officer Report:

At our last convening Dr. Gail Newel gave an update on COVID-19 cases in our county. For up to date numbers please see t...

May 13, 2020

Public Health Officer Report

At our April 9 HIP Council meeting, we were joined by the Santa Cruz County Public Health Officer, Dr. Gail Newel. Dr. Newel provided an update on local COVID-19 cases, emphasizing that the county strategy has moved from one of containment t...

March 12, 2020

At our last HIPC meeting, convened virtually, we heard from Santa Cruz County Public Health Officer, Dr. Gail Newel, about the current state of COVID-19 in our area. As we have learned over the past month, COVID-19 related news shifts daily as new data and updates avai...

February 13, 2020


Cabrillo College Bond Measure R: Cabrillo College was seeking endorsements for Bond Measure R which will provide funding to build a new science building with additional lab space and renovate their existing library. 

Santa Cruz Community Health Rebranding:...

January 9, 2020

HIPC Partner Goals for 2020 and Beyond

At the January 9th HIP Council meeting, representatives from HIP partner organizations shared briefly about their organizations’ primary two goals for 2020. A few notable organizational shifts come with the new decade and many part...

August 29, 2019

In honor of the 2019 National Health Center Week celebration, from August 3rd - 10th, the Safety Net Clinic Coalition hosted multiple celebratory events, a social media campaign, and a press release to highlight the important work of health centers in our community. Sa...

August 13, 2019

HIP Partners discuss strategies for bolstering health and economic development for families.

July 23, 2019


In honor of National Health Center Week, HIP hosted a county-wide bus tour of all health centers on Thursday, August 16th, from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. The health center bus tour brought healthcare leaders, Santa Cruz County representative...

April 19, 2019

The 2019 Annual Community Forum, hosted by the Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County, featured Canadian Health Future Strategist, Dr. Zayna Khayat.


Dr. Khayat, PhD, a thought-provoking and riveting speaker, has an ample and distinguished background...

March 1, 2019

Why Promote Joy in the Work Place? 

At this transformational time, the added demands on healthcare providers have taken a toll.  Burnout and subsequent low provider retention are sweeping the nation’s healthcare staff and putting  patients’ safety at risk. At the 2018 C...

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