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June 28, 2010



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California Department of Public Health Launches Mobile App



CDPH Mobile Image.jpgThe California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released a mobile application to locate hospitals and long-term care facilities throughout California.  The application, which is optimized for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry smartphone can be accessed through  Once the application is open, choose Health Services to access the hospitals and long-term care locators and maps.


Hospitals:  More than 500 hospitals are listed.  The list can be searched by the hospital name or by the name of a county for a list of all hospitals within the selected county.  


Long-Term Care Facilities:  More than 2,500 long-term care facilities are listed.  The long-term care facilities are listed under the name of the county in which they are located.

The mobile application for locating California health facilities was developed in collaboration with the Office of the State Chief Information Officer in conjunction with the newly designed portal.

For more information, contact Al Lundeen with California Department of Public Health at or

(916) 440-7259. 




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The Golden Gateway campaign and blog site is dedicated to highlighting Californiaís web portal and the many departments and agencies that provide information and services online to assist the public.

The newly redesigned Web portal,  was launched on June 2, 2010 with enhanced search capabilities to make services and information easier than ever to find. The portal includes a new mobile site with more than 40 applications designed for smart phones and searchable maps with data on thousands of state government facilities including field offices, state parks, public schools, universities, libraries and more.  organizes more than 76,000 web-based services, including more than 700 transactional services provided by agencies throughout state government.

A video tour of the new portal has been posted on Californiaís YouTube Channel to highlight the siteís improvements.  View it at

For more information, please contact Christina Marcellus in the Governorís Communications Office at Christina.Marcellus@GOV.CA.GOV or (916) 445-1682 or Bill Maile at the Office of the Chief Information Officer at (916) 549-2845 or or visit            

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