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Health care would take huge hit, officials say
Sacramento Bee

It was another afternoon of bad news and grim testimony Tuesday before the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, who are staring at a $122 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Department heads outlined dramatic cuts proposed for health and human services programs serving the county’s most vulnerable citizens, including seriously mentally ill people, medically indigent residents and those at risk of abuse and neglect.