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Your health. Our mission.

Sacramento Covered is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving health care access and care coordination for all who live in the Sacramento region.

Our mission is to improve the overall health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by connecting people to health coverage, primary and preventative care, behavioral health care, housing, food, and other health-related supports.

Our Team

Our team has the passion and training to help all individuals across the continuum of care. We reflect the community we serve and provide training and support to promote peer-to-peer outreach.

As of early 2021, our team includes:


Field-Based Community Health Workers


Health Navigators


Patient Navigators


Housing Coordinators


Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)


Languages Spoken

Our languages include Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Russian, Ukrainian, Hmong, and Spanish.

Our Clients



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Michelle Odell | President
Director of Public Affairs, Kaiser Permanente
In addition to serving as the Chair for Sacramento Covered, Odell is involved in many local organizations including the Los Rios Foundation, the American Leadership Forum, and the local PBS affiliate.

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Phil Horn | Vice President
Founder, Burger Patch
Recently named one of Sacramento’s 40 under 40, Phil is passionate about his community and brings that passion and enthusiasm to Sacramento Covered.

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Erica Taylor | Secretary
Vice President of Communications and Community Relations, Golden 1 Credit Union
In addition to her work with Sacramento Covered, Erica also serves on the board of directors for the Los Rios Foundation and the Sacramento Metro Chamber.

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Ashley Brand | Member
System Director of Community and Homeless Health, CommonSpirit Health
Ashley has over 12 years of experience developing, implementing and managing programs that target underserved populations across California and internationally.

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Gordon Fowler | Member
Principal, 3fold Communications
Gordon brings Sacramento Covered a wealth of knowledge in the areas of strategic marketing and business solutions and branding.

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Francisco Castillo | Member
Director of Public Affairs, Union Pacific Railroad
Francisco is an active community member and volunteers his time serving on several boards and commissions including the Northern California region.

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Trina A. Gonzalez | Member
Vice President for Policy, California Hospital Association
In her role, Trina is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that ensure the continuity of care for families and individuals with Medi-Cal and underserved populations in the Sacramento region.

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Keri Thomas | Member
Vice President, External Affairs, Sutter Health Valley Area
Keri has a passion for connecting programs and services to help create a seamless system of care for our communities' most vulnerable.

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Ellen Brown | Member
Director of Community Integration, UC Davis Health
Ellen believes that partnerships make our work rewarding and impactful. She works collaboratively with numerous agencies and systems to increase health access.

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