Report 2022-102 Recommendation 15 Responses
Report 2022-102: California Department of Public Health: It Has Missed Opportunities to Collect and Report Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data (Release Date: April 2023)
Recommendation #15 To: Public Health, Department of
To ensure that its programs are using SOGI data to identify and address disparities in health outcomes, and to provide required information to the Legislature, Public Health should require regular reports from its branches that collect SOGI data; these reports should include the branches' efforts to record and report SOGI data, the outcomes of their SOGI data analyses, and the steps they have taken to improve their services or program outcomes for underrepresented populations.
60-Day Agency Response
Public Health is currently developing an automated system to regularly collect reports from all its programs to track progress on the objectives listed on this recommendation, including the programs' efforts to record and report SOGI data, the outcomes of their SOGI data analyses, and the steps they have taken to improve their services or program outcomes for underrepresented populations.
- Estimated Completion Date: June 2023
- Response Date: June 2023
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
We look forward to reviewing Public Health's progress towards implementing this recommendation.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.