San Francisco General Hospital

3:57pm

Thu August 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

San Francisco soup kitchens strive for healthy lunches

Tiffany Camhi

Soup kitchens in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District feed thousands of homeless and low-income people every day. These free meal sites serve as a vital source of food -- for some, it’s their only meal of the day.

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3:58pm

Thu December 6, 2012
Cops & Courts

San Francisco General is the city’s main public hospital, and also the main provider for the city’s

San Francisco General is the city’s main public hospital, and also the main provider for the city’s poorest and most vulnerable residents. On an average day, about 20 people suffering from mental illness walk through its doors asking for psychiatric help. It’s often a last resort for people without a support system or anywhere else to turn. But ongoing state and city budget cuts have forced San Francisco General, like many other public hospitals in the state, to make tough decisions. The psychiatric emergency rooms have been hit the hardest.

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