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SFMMS Supports Slate of 2021 State Bills

The San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS) has issued letters in support of a slate of state bills, advancing our positions on a diverse range of policy issues that affect the health and wellbeing of communities in San Francisco and Marin counties. These include overdose prevention, housing security, food security, transparency in the management of skilled nursing facilities, traffic calming measures to reduce pedestrian injuries and deaths, and ensuring private detention facilities adhere to public health orders.

Looking Back, While Looking Forwards: CMA Releases Their 2020 Legislative Wrap

“As 2019 concluded, reasonable assumptions about 2020 began to emerge. The year was expected to be busy and more polarizing due to the presidential election occurring in November…” and then, “in March, the world changed, and California politics and the legislative process went through an unprecedented transformation.”

SFMMS Publishes Principles for the Reopening of In-Person Schools Closed Due to COVID-19

Reopening schools safely has become one of the most controversial issues of the COVID-19 pandemic. This document is intended to provide clarity on the issue from an evidence-based perspective and with a priority on the health and well-being of children and their communities.