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Contra Costa Health Officer discusses State budget impasse

August 1, 2008

 Podcast: California State Budget.


The current State budget impasse and the effect it is having on services to seniors and others is the topic of the latest Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) podcast, an audio presentation available on the CCHS website.


Anyone can access the podcast on the home page through computers with MP3 capability. Transcripts of the podcasts also are available online.


The podcast is available on the CCHS website: Podcasts on health topics are added regularly. More information about the California budget is available at


The three-minute podcast features CCHS Director William Walker, MD, talking about his hope that the California Legislature will soon approve a compromise budget that includes some cuts and also a number of methods to raise revenue to meet the growing state budget deficit.

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