District News & Press Releases

July 1, 2020

Sacramento, CA – While an increasing number of public health officials receive threats to their safety and that of their family, and as eight public health officials in California have resigned or retired since mid-April, Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator, introduced SB 483 to keep the personal information of health officers confidential. 

June 18, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento region made the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s order to wear face coverings in public or high-risk settings:

June 18, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Dr. Richard Pan, pediatrician and State Senator representing the Sacramento region and Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) introduced SB 275 today to ensure California is ready on day one of a pandemic or other public health crises with a strong stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) so our healthcare and other essential workers that we depend on don’t go unprotected like they did during the current pandemic.