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Events, news, sexual health tips and more. 

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff 

PPMM staff are dedicated to navigating the health care system for overwhelmed patients who have just received a life-changing diagnosis, whether it’s an ectopic pregnancy or invasive cancer. 

Aug. 26, 2021

Celebrating a Victory for Telehealth Care

On July 27, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a historic state budget agreement extending telehealth to Medi-Cal patients and expanding access to health care for millions of Californians.

Aug. 4, 2021

COVID CARE STORIES from our staff

Our Bakersfield health center is located in an abortion-care desert, and many other preventive health care services are also very difficult to access if you have a low income, inflexible work hours, or no insurance. Especially during the pandemic.

June 15, 2021

Yes on AB 32 - Op/Ed in the San Jose Mercury News

COVID proves value of permanently funding telehealth services. "All telehealth services must be equally funded as a matter of justice. We urge health care policy makers to listen to patients and health care providers– and do no harm."

April 29, 2021

Population Health Initiative at PPMM

New analytics tool enables data-driven decisions to keep our patients healthy

Feb. 11, 2021

PPMM Statement on Health Equity and Inclusion

We strongly support the work to end health inequities and systems of exploitation.

Dec. 17, 2020

A few reflections, in the spirit of this holiday week.

Gratitude for a new president elect, urgency to end long-standing systemic health and social inequities, hope for a vaccine, and more.

Nov. 25, 2020

Focusing on the patient experience

Therese D., our Patient Experience Advisor, practices the art of making patients feel heard, as a crucial part of health care.

Nov. 23, 2020

Become a Part of the Mission

Join a team who care deeply about our patients and communities.

Aug. 12, 2020