Posts Tagged ‘Asian Health Services’

Asian Health Services opens new clinic

Last week, Asian Health Services (AHS) embarked on its largest capital project in the center’s history, the grand opening of an $11-million clinic in the heart of Oakland’s Chinatown, located at 835 Webster at the site of the former Silver Dragon Restaurant. For Justin Tran, an Oakland resident who brings his mother in for regular…

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Asian Health Services to build new clinic after closure of Silver Dragon Restaurant

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As the era of a storied Oakland Chinatown restaurant comes to an end, a new stage will be ushered in for the community’s access to healthcare. Silver Dragon, the banquet hall and restaurant at 9th and Webster Streets, is set to close in the coming months. The iconic building will become home to a brand new, state-of-the-art medical clinic run by community organization Asian Health Services.

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New website aids healthcare services search for non-English speakers

Alameda County supervisor Wilma Chan speaks at a press event for ACHealthCare.org, the first searchable free and low-cost health services database of its kind in the country.

Alameda County health executives and government officials hope the launch of a new website that will help residents like Wan and those who are underinsured or uninsured connect with medical resources faster and more easily. ACHealthCare.org, which officially launched last week, is the nation’s first website that compiles free and low-cost local health resources into a searchable database.

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