La Clinica

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The mission of La Clínica is to improve the quality of life of the diverse communities we serve by providing culturally appropriate, high-quality, and accessible health care for all.


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  • One of the largest community- based clinic providers in the East Bay One of the largest employers in Oakland’s Fruitvale District with 475 employees and five sites throughout Oakland
  • Employs 16 FTE Board eligible/ certified primary care physicians
  • Twenty-four hour trilingual (Spanish, Cantonese, and English) after-hours answering service and provider on-call system
  • Two WIC program sites Sole provider of medical services for the indigent and uninsured residents of Eastern Alameda County

La ClinicaClinical Services Highlights

  • Perinatal and pediatric program: delivers 50-55 healthy babies per month (502 in 2001) and serves 12,000 children and youth annually
  • Prenatal care: 12,262 prenatal care visits with 66 percent of pregnant women beginning prenatal care in their first trimester resulting in less than 5 percent of infants delivered with low birth rates
  • Teen clinic: Clínica Alta Vista is a comprehensive one-stop health care clinic for teens
  • Mental health services: Casa del Sol is the only licensed out-patient mental health clinic for the Spanish speaking population in north Alameda County
  • Chronic illness prevention and disease management: participation in various programs including Consortium- wide diabetes collaborative through which blood sugar levels have declined among diabetes patients
  • Dental clinic: featuring comprehensive dental services
  • Optical: offering optometry, ophthalmology and other eye services

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