Entries by Sandy Cabanatan

April 28: Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Program (HACCP) Webinar for Families

Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:30 AM & 6:30 PM The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is excited to share information about the Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Program (HACCP) with families of children (ages 0 – 17) who need coverage for hearing aids.  Two webinar sessions are being offered for your convenience. Both will […]

Help With Becoming an Adult’s Legal Conservator

Friday, April 29, 2022: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   In California, many special needs families struggle to care for adults who are not able to care for themselves. For these families, a court-approved conservatorship may help.  A conservatorship petition allows a responsible person or organization to receive legal powers to provide for the care, […]

Social Security Administration to Resume In-Person Services at Local Social Security Offices Online Services and Telephone Remain Most Convenient Ways to Contact Agency

Statement of Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner: Social Security Administration to Resume In-Person Services at Local Social Security Offices Online Services and Telephone Remain Most Convenient Ways to Contact Agency “I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appointment, on April 7, 2022. To avoid […]

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorizes Second Booster Dose of Two COVID-19 Vaccines for Older and Immunocompromised Individuals

[Excerpt from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration] Today, we authorized a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain immunocompromised individuals. We previously authorized a single booster dose for certain immunocompromised individuals following the completion of a three-dose primary vaccination series. This action will now […]