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May 2010 This issue features stories on Janine Allvord, the Heart Gallery, North Star Award Winners and more!
January 2010 This issue features stories on John Gaffaney, New Year's Resolutions, serving our country and more!

2009

November 2009 This month's newsletter features stories on Terry Cunningham, ACCESS Customer Service Center, HHSA's Brand New Image and more!
August 2009 This month's theme is Employee Engagement/Leveraging Strengths and features stories on Camp Connect, Dragon Organics, Medical Therapy Unit, and more!
July 2009 This month's theme is Public/Private Partnerships and features stories on healing heARTs, Chef Isa, Meth Mouth, and more!
June 2009 This month's theme is Teamwork and features stories on H1N1, Mental Stigma, wellness program for employees, and more!
April/May 2009 Special Going Green Edition, Tribute to Nurses, Saluting our Administrative Professionals, and much more!
March 2009 This issue features stories on Loyalty, Dr. Ferrini, Meth Strike Force, and more!
February 2009 This issue features stories on Diversity, Edgemoor, San Pasqual, and more!
January 2009 This issue features stories on Innovation, DIBBS, Pre-Teen Health, and more!

2008

December 2008 This issue features stories on Adoptions, Employee Recognition, Mass Vaccination, and more!
November 2008 This issue features stories on the SIDS Candlelight Vigil, decline in Domestic Violence, Lead Prevention and more!
October 2008 This issue features stories on Camp Connect West, an art exhibit from treatment patients, the Polinksy Polympics, a North Regions/Library partnership, Angels in Adoption and more!
September 2008 This edition features stories on summer interns, healthy pregnancy tips, eQuest, AIDS Walk San Diego and a spotlight on leadership.
August 2008 this issue has stories on an employee honored by the national Juvenile Arthritis Alliance, the Finding Common Ground Conference, the new North Regions General Manager, the Big Band Bash and more!
July 2008 This issue features the 2008 Chargers Adoption Calendar photo shoot, several award winners, and celebrations for foster and adoptive parents and tax-time volunteers.
June 2008 Featuring articles on new Agency Director Nick Macchione, A 'Supremely' Good Time in North Regions, Foster Family Fun in East Region and more.
May 2008 This edition features stories on the STARS Awards breakfast, a new video news release feature, Aging Summit 2008, the Safe Start San Diego Conference, a North Central Anthrax Drill and more.
April 2008 This edition contains stories on an Agency Collaboration that Saves Lives; Padres Salute Agency, Wildfire Worker, Doors Open for County Foster Youth and more.
March 2008 This edition contains stories on the 2008 Leap of Faith calendar, an East Region drill, North Region's North Star Awards, Preteen Vaccine Week, Job Shadow Day and Being Senior Smart.
February 2008 This edition features a San Pasqual Academy award-winning student, Intergenerational Games, AIS award winners and more!

2007

October 2007 This edition features Another National Award for HHSA, Honoring Foster Families, the SAN-DAPP program and more.
August/September 2007 This edition spotlights the East Region and also has articles on Adopt 8, Big Band Bash, Immunizations, ILS website and more!
July 2007 This issue features the Agency targeting underage drinkers, Kazakhstani visitors to Adoptions, quilts donated to Polinksy and more!
June 2007 This issue features Pandemic Flu education efforts; Edgemoor LN and CNA of the Year, Nurse Family Partnership, Youth Empowerment Summit and more.
May 2007 This edition features Public Health Nurses, First Deaf Foster Youth Group Home, 150 Years of Public Health and more.
April 2007 This issue features HHSA Coaltion Helps Families Claim EITC; CCS Egg Hunt; Child Welfare Services Embraces Team Decision Making and more!
March 2007 This issue features a salute to Social Workers, a childhood obesity forum, Consumer Protection Day, an All-American San Pasqual Academy football player and more.
January 2007 This issue features several holiday drives, Agency award winners, a KCET-TV visit to San Pasqual Academy story and more.

2006

December 2006 This issue includes:a special holiday poem, behind the scenes with the Support Services Road Show, the "Homerun Hunnies," the Annual East Region Fall Festival, the South Region's "Parent Peer" Support group, Aries Project Wins Statewide Awards and more!
November 2006 This issue features a National Rising Star, a Thanksgiving volunteer opportunity, CCYF's 20th Anniversary, some Halloween fun, a heart-warming adoptioin story, and more!
October 2006 This issue features It's How We Live, Food Stamp Accuracy Awards, HEALS, depression and suicide prevention awareness and more.
September 2006 This issue includes news about San Pasqual football season, award-winning HHSA employees, MDI graduation and more.
July/August 2006 This issue includes news about award-winning HHSA programs, San Pasqual graduation, R.S.V.P. program, Foster families celebration and more.
June 2006 This issue includes news about MRW, CalWIN, a new park in Chula Vista, the upcoming triennial inventory, kudos, and more!
May 2006 Read about Nurses, San Pasqual Academy's new Agriculture Program, Aging Summit 2006, South Region's Prom Dress Project, and much more!
April 2006 Read about the School Fitness Summit, Healthcare Safety Net, Child Abuse Prevention Month (and Volunteer Service Awards), Mentoring Student Nurses, National Infant Immunization Week, and more!
March 2006 Read about Social Workers, Adoption, Deaf Group Home, Success Stories from the Front Lines, and more!
January/February 2006 See all the ways Agency staff helped spread holiday cheer; learn about avian influenza ("bird flu"); check out the Strategy Agenda; and more!

2005

December 2005 This issue is filled with positive stories from across the Agency, and photos from the Heart Gallery.
November 2005 This month's topics include: family caregivers, new kid-friendly food pyramid, success stories from the front lines, and a look at Board Meetings.
October 2005 Find out how Hurricane Katrina affected San Diego, how South Region plans to raise the bar on stopping the harmful effects of domestic violence, how North Region plans to help kids get healthier, and more!
September 2005 Read about the new Serenity Cottage at Polinsky Children's Center, Meet the Pharmacists Days, the new Mobile Remote Workforce, and much more!
August 2005 The feature article highlights Agency accomplishments of the last fiscal year. Other topics include a succession planning message from the agency director, immunization awareness, and information about the Agency's disaster preparations.
July 2005 This issue includes a variety of topics, such as Award-Winning Agency Programs, Cool Zones, New South Region Park, North Region Celebrates Foster Families, and a message from the Director.
June 2005 This month features information on new federal dietary guidelines, the California budget, HIV testing, Polinsky's Youth to Youth program, and more!
May 2005 This month features information on North Region's Possible Dream Conference, personnel news from the Director's Office, the School Food Summit, AIS's Intergenerational Program and the Vital Aging Conference, and more!
April 2005 This month features information on Child Abuse Prevention Month, dental care for children, technology advances in health record information, Walking Wellness, National Public Health Week, and more!
March 2005 This month features information on Edgemoor Hospital's groundbreaking, Advanced WRAP Training, the Fight Against Childhood Obesity, the North Regions' Strategic Advance, Prop 63's Mental Health Services Act, and more!
January/February 2005 The Agency's this month's feature: Dependency Court Recovery Project - breaking the link between substance abuse and child abuse and neglect. This issue also features an overview of how the HHSA works with other County departments.

2004

December 2004 The Agency's this month's feature: the South Region's new foster family recruitment campaign. Other topics: public health nursing students, HHSA's immunization registry, employee's holiday volunteering, and a brief overview of the Office of Resource Development.
November 2004 Includes hyperlinks to helpful information and Web pages. This month includes articles on the San Pasqual Academy Dragons, Dental Clinics, Clubhouses, and overview of SPD, and more!
October 2004 Includes hyperlinks to helpful information and Web pages. This month includes articles on the California Performance Review, a new "Tech Team," SIDS Prevention, Easier to Find Health Statistics, Staff-Run Non-Profit for Kids, overview of RPSD, and more!
September 2004 HHSA employee newsletter, featuring news from throughout the Agency. Includes hyperlinks to helpful information and Web pages.
July 2004 HHSA employee newsletter; includes news from throughout the Agency. This issue features the fiscal year in review, an overview of the Public Health Services division, and a reader survey.
June 2004 HHSA employee newsletter; includes news from throughout the Agency. This issue includes a message from Jean Shepard, the Agency's new Director.
April 2004 HHSA employee newsletter; includes news from throughout the Agency. Feature story covers Public Health Week.
March 2004 HHSA employee newsletter; new expanded format includes news from throughout the Agency. Feature story covers bi-national effort to reduce regional drug problem.
February 2004 The HHSA Connection is the Agency's newsletter for employees. It provides a brief overview of the goings-on in the Agency, to help our more than 6000 employees stay informed. This month's feature story covers the state budget.

2003

December 2003 The HHSA Connection is the Agency's newsletter for employees. It provides a brief overview of the goings-on in the Agency to help our more than 6,000 employees stay informed. This month's issue features words from the new Acting Director, images from the LACs, and much more.
October 2003 The HHSA Connection is the Agency's newsletter for employees. It provides a brief overview of the goings-on in the Agency, to help our more than 6,000 employees stay informed. This month's feature story announces and describes the new Agency web site.
Sept 2003 The HHSA Connection is the Agency's newsletter for employees. It provides a brief overview of the goings-on in the Agency, to help our more than 6,000 employees stay informed. This month's feature story is about mandatory disaster preparedness training for employees.
August 2003 The HHSA Connection is the Agency's newsletter for employees. It provides a brief overview of the goings-on in the Agency, to help our over 6000 employees stay informed. This month's feature story is about recognition of our Network of Care for Mental Health Web site, by a Presidential Commission

For more information send us an email or phone 619-515-6579.