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Testing On-the-Go: UCSF’s Diane Havlir, MD, speaks with her team administering COVID-19 tests at the 24th St. and Mission Plaza transit hub on Wednesday, July 29, in San Francisco. The three-week project aims to reduce barriers to testing and help detect and contain the spread of the disease among the heavily impacted Latinx community and essential workers in the Mission district. Read more about this pilot testing program spearheaded by UCSF and community partners »
UCSF Magazine Summer 2020 Edition


Town Hall on Revitalizing Parnassus Heights: On Aug. 20, join Chancellor Sam Hawgood, UCSF Health President & CEO Mark Laret, and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Dan Lowenstein for an update for our community about UCSF’s plans to renovate the campus and build a new hospital. Register for the town hall »

Watch Recent Town Halls on COVID-19: Since the beginning of the pandemic, UCSF Health and the campus have held frequent town halls on important issues. If you missed any, you can watch them here »

Fall Learning Camps for School-Aged Children: Because schools in the Bay Area will be online this fall, UCSF is exploring a partnership with a community organization to create on-site learning camps at Laurel Heights, Mission Bay and Parnassus Heights, with prioritized enrollment for UCSF families. The goal is to support distance learning and provide enrichment activities at an affordable price for children in grades TK – 8. Interested parents, please obtain the latest updates by visiting UCSF Family Services’ website »

Get Deals to Celebrate Ladle & Leafs Re-Opening: Ladle & Leaf is now open Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing on Parnassus. Until Aug. 14, get a large bowl of soup for the price of a regular bowl of soup OR get a free extra standard topping on any salad. When ordering mention "Pulse promotion" to the cashier/server. Cannot be combined with any other offers.

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Wellness Bingo Challenge

Throughout August, complete at least 5 good-for-you activities in any order. No need to stick to a diagonal, row or column – wellness is about being flexible, too.

Submit your results to be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card. 10 winners will be selected!
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