Press Releases

  • August 2, 2021
    • County Administrator
    • San Joaquin General Hospital

    San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) and Dignity Health, whose parent company is CommonSpirit Health, announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to develop an agreement to enter into a long-term affiliation to enhance the ability of SJGH to provide critical care to the residents of San Joaquin County.

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  • October 6, 2020
    • San Joaquin General Hospital

    San Joaquin County today announced a staffing plan that will ensure patient health and safety during an upcoming five-day nurse’s strike amid the pandemic. The California Nurses Association (CNA) provided notice to the County that registered nurses at San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) will strike from the morning of Wednesday, October 7, to the morning of Monday, October 12, 2020.

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  • March 5, 2020
    • San Joaquin General Hospital
    San Joaquin General Hospital Is Open And Operating At Normal Capacity

    San Joaquin County today announced that operations at San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) are proceeding as planned and there have been no disruptions in service, due to a staffing plan implemented late last week to ensure patient health and safety during the anticipated nurses strike. The California Nurses Association (CNA) provided notice to the County that registered nurses at the Hospital, Public Health, Behavioral Health, and other County health facilities would strike from this morning Thursday, March 5th, through the morning of Saturday, March 7th.

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  • February 28, 2020
    • San Joaquin General Hospital

    San Joaquin County today announced a staffing plan that will ensure patient health and safety during the anticipated nurses strike. The California Nurses Association (CNA) provided notice to the County that registered nurses at San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH), Public Health, Behavioral Health, and other County health facilities will strike from the morning of Thursday, March 5th, to the morning of Saturday, March 7th.

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