SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced today that Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed his bill to help hospitals respond to public health crises such as pandemics and natural disasters, ensuring patients get the care they need.
“California hospitals have been hit hard by the pandemic, destructive wildfires and other natural disasters,” Sen. Dodd said. “That’s why I’m so thankful Gov. Newsom signed my bill, which will ensure that when a public emergency strikes, hospitals can respond, adapting to fast-changing conditions to serve patients as quickly as possible.”