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AltaMed Health Services opened its doors as the East Los Angeles Barrio Free Clinic in 1969. Forty years later, it has grown to become California’s largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing vital medical care for generations of Angelinos and the greater Southern California area. With an annual budget of more than $300 million and more than 950,000 annual patient visits, AltaMed consistently receives the highest ratings from the Joint Commission. AltaMed is an important part of the national network of 7,000 FQHC clinics nationwide that provide health care services to more than 18 million patients each year.

AltaMed expert medical staff and patients may be available for press interviews and comment on a variety of topics.

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Press Releases


March 06, 2013

Creating Without Shame: Care Providers Turn Real-Life Stories Into an HIV-Focused Telenovela

A Conversation With Sin Vergüenza Producers and Creators Natalie Sanchez and Hilda Sandoval. Courtesy of Mathew Rodriguez from TheBody.com

November 30, 2012

Los Angeles clinic launches telenovela about HIV/AIDS

Hoping to raise awareness and decrease stigma among Latinos, a Los Angeles health clinic launched a multi-part telenovela Friday about HIV and AIDS. Courtesy of Los Angeles Times

July 18, 2012

East LA Meets Napa, Los Feliz Village Street Fair, Tremolocos, And The Seinfeld Truck

Food and fun expert Mar Yvette searches the Los Angeles area for the best places to eat, drink, shop and have a great time. Here is her roundup of what's going on around town this weekend. Courtesy of myFOXla.com


June 09, 2010

California Adult Day Health Care Economic Impact Report

California Adult Day Health Care Economic Impact Report prepared for the Congress of California Seniors by the Lewin Group.

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Media Contact

Yurby Solis
Communications Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
AltaMed Health Services
2040 Camfield Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90040

Office: 323-720-5692
Email: ymsolis@la.altamed.org

Recent Media Coverage

Medicare Coverage
Noticias 22 - 5/2/12


Roosevelt Beautification Day
Telemundo - 3/10/12


Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH)
KNX 1070 AM - 8/21/11

 Listen to Dr. Martin Serota,
Chief Medical Officer at AltaMed,
discuss PCMH


Tdap Coverage
Telemundo- 7/19/11



Roosevelt-AltaMed Partnership