An Ounce of Prevention
Outreach specialists at Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia deal with crises every day. They connect high-need clients with services that will keep them out of the ER and put them on the path to self-sufficiency.
LeAndre Williams admits he was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he was stabbed. He lost an the eye, but his trip to a South Sacramento Trauma Center changed his life.
Hill Country patients with mental illness enjoy the camaraderie at Circle of Friends. The support group is just one of the ways a small rural health care clinic helps combat isolation in remote Shasta County.
Dr. Rafael Laniado treats patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis at a state-of-the-art clinic in Tijuana. He and his colleagues at UC San Diego are part of an international collaboration to eradicate the infectious disease.