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March 30, 2020 E-Newsletter

On Friday, the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed the House and became law. This comprehensive legislation provides financial relief for American families, workers, and small businesses during this public health and economic crisis. 

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. applauded passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, historic families and workers-first legislation, which will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Dr. Ruiz announced the introduction of the Care for COVID-19 Act, which would require health plans to cover diagnostic and treatment services related to COVID-19, at no cost to the patient.

March 21, 2020 E-Newsletter

As our nation continues to address the COVID-19 outbreak, I am working hard to help you stay informed so that you can better protect your health. Here's an update on this week: 

March 19, 2020 Press Release

Palm Desert, CA – Today, Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Palm Desert) continued his COVID-19 public health education with a district-wide telephone town hall. Along with a panel of local public health experts, Dr. Ruiz answered the community’s questions on the coronavirus and our nation’s response. This comes after Dr.

March 18, 2020 E-Newsletter
I am committed to getting you the answers you need to stay healthy and safe as our community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why I'm inviting you to join me for a telephone town hall tomorrow, March 19 at 10 a.m. PT.
March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States and around the world, Reps. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), Underwood (IL-14), and Roe (TN-01) have introduced a bipartisan bill in the House to analyze the dependence of the United States on critical drugs and medical devices that are sourced or manufactured outside of the United States.

March 13, 2020 E-Newsletter
As a doctor and your Representative, I want to make sure you have the information and resources you need to stay healthy and safe. 

March 7, 2020 E-Newsletter
The House took early and decisive action to protect the health of the American people by passing the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act this week. Watch as I deliver this week's Democratic Weekly Address to learn more about how this aid package will help protect our community. 
March 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) presided over the House floor before voting for an $8.3 billion emergency supplemental package to address the coronavirus. Just hours before, Dr. Ruiz spoke with Vice President Mike Pence during a briefing with other Members of Congress to discuss our national response to this urgent public health threat. 


In The News

October 18, 2018 In The News

Every law enforcement officer deserves recognition and respect for the risks they take to protect our communities and preserve peace in our cities.  Officers become like family to the members of the communities they serve, and their fellow officers become their brothers and sisters.  Like a death in any family, losing an officer impacts the entire community, something I was reminded on October

October 26, 2017 In The News

Enrolling in Medicare Part B should be simple. But for years the government has been making enrollment nearly impossible for millions of seniors, especially those who are still working or who have delayed taking their Social Security benefits.

November 4, 2015 In The News


Imagine a busy emergency department. An ambulance delivers a patient with a severely broken leg that is bleeding profusely.  In order to save the patient, the doctors must set priorities: first address the life-threatening problem (the profuse bleeding), and then go on to repair the fracture and rebuild the leg.