How You Can Help Rescue LHH ...
Contacting Public Officials

Contacting San Francisco elected officials and attending the meetings and hearings listed elsewhere on this web site are crucial.

It is extremely important that you contact the Board of Supervisor’s, the Mayor, and the Health Commission quickly, expressing your concern about CMS’ decertification of Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and the changing patient populations to be served at LHH. Please write and call your District Supervisor, demanding that they perform their ministerial duties to protect San Francisco’s vulnerable, frail elderly and disabled citizens.

San Francisco has lost hundred of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) beds over the last two decades, and the now severe shortage of SNF beds in our City is resulting in hundreds of San Franciscans who need SNF level of care being dumped into out-of-county facilities. Ask our City officials to hold regular and recurring hearings on the potential closure of Laguna Honda, and what they are doing to increase the number of SNF beds in the City.

How to Contact the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor      Contact Information Updated:  May 25, 2023





All Diestrict Supervisors, Clerk of the Board, Mayor Breed, and the Health Commission All District Supervisors, Clerk of the Board, Mayor Breed, and the Health Commission
Connie Chan

554-7410 554-5163,
Catherine Stefani

554-7752 554-7843
Aaron Peskin, President of the Board

554-7450 554-5163
Joel Engardio

554-7460 554-5163,
Dean Preston

554-7630 554-7634
Mattt Dorsey

554-7970 554-5163,
Myrna Melgar

554-6516 554-5163,
Rafael Mandelman

554-6968 554-6909,
Hillary Ronen

554-5144 554-6255
Shamann Walton

554-7670 554-7674
Ahsha Safai

554-6975 554-6979
Angela Calvillo,
Clerk of the Board
  554-5184 554-5163
Also contact the Mayor ...
The Honorable London Breed   554-6141 554-6160
... and the Health Commission
Health Commission   554-2666 554-2665

The Supervisors mailing address is:

The Honorable ________, Supervisor, District ____
City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA   94102

Send a courtesy copy (cc:) to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, so it will be listed in the full Board of Supervisor’s agenda as communications received from citizens. Also, consider sending send a courtesy copy of your letter to the Board of Supervisors to the Mayor so his office will be aware of concerns about downsizing ... or better yet, write a second letter directly to the Mayor telling him you want City officials to act now!

The Honorable London Breed
Mayor of San Francisco
City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 200
San Francisco, CA   94102


How to Contact the Health Commission

You shsould also write to the Health Commission, demanding that it act to make sure LHH is built with 1,200 beds.  Its mailing address is:

Dan Bernal, President
San Francisco Health Commission
101 Grove, Room 311
San Francisco, CA 94102

Send a courtesy copy to the remaining Health Commissioners and their Executive Secretary:

Dan Bernal, President
Laurie Green, M.D., Vice President Health Commission
Edward A. Chow, M.D., Health Commissioner
Susan Belinda Christian, J.D., Health Commissioner
Suzanne Girado, ED.D, Health Commissioner
Cecilia Chung, Health Commssioner
Tessie M. Guillermo, Health Commissioner

Grant Colfax, M.D. Director of Public Health
Mark Morewitz, Eexecutive Secretary to the Health Commission

In addition, the Health Commission has a dub-comm=ittee on Laguna Honda Hospital issues that meets once a month. It ois called the “LHH-JCC,” which stands for the “Laguna Honda Hospital Joint Conference Committee.”  The LHH-JCC is comprised of three Health Commissioners on a rotating basis, plus LHH’s senior management team.   Currently, LHH’s Acting CEO is Roland Pickens, who can be reached at

The three commissioners who currently serve on the LHH-JCC are:

Tessie M. Guillermo, Chair
Edward A. Chow, M.D., Member
Laurie Green, M.D., Member



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