CHA News Article

Wildfire-Affected Facilities May Apply for Program Waivers of Licensing Requirements

The California Department of Public Health has issued the attached All Facilities Letter stating that health facilities affected by recent California wildfires — including those in Butte, Lake, Napa, Orange, Mendocino, Nevada, Sonoma, Yuba and Solano counties — are eligible to apply for waivers of certain licensing requirements. The waivers are intended to expedite recovery efforts and ensure that hospitals and other health facilities remain open. Details on obtaining a waiver are included in the attached letter; requests should be submitted to