Human & Animal Health

UC Davis Launches $3 Million Project to Improve Farmworker COVID Safety

January 27, 2021
Agricultural safety experts and communicators at the University of California, Davis, have launched the COVID-19 Statewide Agriculture and Farmworker Education Program to provide workers, growers, farm labor contractors, community groups and others the training and safety information they need to reduce farmworkers’ risk of contracting COVID-19.

UC Davis Veterinary Students Expand Care for Pets of Homeless

January 06, 2021
Opened in November, Davis PAW looks to establish monthly clinics, and not only provides a valuable service to the community’s homeless population, but also provides hands-on experience for UC Davis veterinary students, as well as a basis for research on pets of the homeless.

From the Ground Up

November 18, 2020
Building healthy communities. It is a simple statement, but a complicated and ambitious goal—especially when the vision is to implement this goal throughout the entire state of California.

Newly Created Wildlife Disaster Network Aids Several Wildfire Victims

October 09, 2020
The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced the joint formation of the Wildlife Disaster Network (WDN). This group of veterinarians, wildlife biologists, ecologists, trained animal care volunteers, and rehabilitation centers was created to bring experts together to respond to injured wildlife and prevent suffering.

Wildlife Disaster Network Mobilizes Aid for Burned, Injured Wildlife

October 05, 2020
In wildfire-beleaguered California, firefighters and emergency personnel race to help humans, livestock and neighborhoods across the state, year after year. Now, a new network is being created to help treat injured individuals from an overlooked population — wildlife.

Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week

August 27, 2020
Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 is underway and the theme this year is: Revive. Restore. Reclaim. What better time than now to celebrate and shed light on Golden Journey Empowerment’s collaboration with UC Davis?

COVID-19 Taking a Toll on Everyday Lives, UC Davis Research Suggests

August 25, 2020
Rare research on the effects of a pandemic undertaken during an ongoing disaster shows that COVID-19 has severely affected people’s daily emotional lives and mental health, increasing their stresses the longer lockdowns, fear of getting sick and financial strains continue.