First COVID-19 Testing Site Launched at ZSFG

This week, ZSFG began an important next phase in understanding the impact and slowing the spread of COVID-19 - on-campus testing sites. Without enough tests, or labs to rapidly process what can be collected, it has been hard to gauge the real impact of COVID-19 in San Francisco. So when Hospital leadership made the move to begin testing patients on campus, the ZSFG COVID-19 Fund funded its first project. With an offer to help from Bright Event Rentals - the engineers behind the large bigtop for our annual Hearts in SF gala on the ball field at Oracle Park [...]

2020-04-02T17:29:49-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

ZSFG COVID-19 Update from CEO Susan Ehrlich

I want to share with you, as a supporter of ZSFG and the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, the latest information on how we are all working to stem the tide of COVID-19. We are so fortunate to live in a city that took action quickly and adopted shelter-in-place before most of the country. We have already seen that this step is so vital to slowing the spread of this pandemic and giving our healthcare system a chance to respond. We continue to collaborate with our colleagues in so many important ways—ensuring patients are being cared for across all health systems and working together [...]

2020-03-30T11:12:50-07:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

A message from the Board of Directors

This moment in time is unprecedented. We feel fortunate to be allied with the team at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) who are focused on responding to the COVID-19 threat within the City. It is a tremendously complex effort. ZSFG is collaborating with Bay Area hospitals as well as experts around the country to better understand how to manage the impact on San Francisco. At the hospital, the staff has enacted protocols on the ground to address this on-coming crisis. As the only Level 1 Trauma hospital in San Francisco, it is with pride that ZSFG takes on the [...]

2020-03-30T11:13:15-07:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|