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San Francisco Department of Public Health
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The mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans. It tries to achieve this through the work of two Divisions - the Community Health Network (CHN) and the Population Health and Prevention Division.

The CHN is the City's health system and has locations throughout the City including San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and over 15 primary care health centers.

The Population Health and Prevention Division has a broad focus on the communities of San Francisco and is comprised of the Community Health and Safety Branch, Community Health Promotion and Prevention Branch, and the Community Health Services Branch.

The Department is administered by the Director, Michael Katz. It is governed by commissioners appointed by the mayor.

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