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Responsible for creating a safe work environment for employees and a safe City for its citizens by administering safety training and OSHA mandated programs, assuring safe and healthy work environments, administering liability insurance programs, and responding to citizen and employee safety concerns.

Workers' Compensation Program 

Workers’ Compensation benefits are provided to all City employees who are injured or suffer from an illness in the performance of assigned duties. These benefits include medical examination, medical care, and compensation benefits such as temporary disability, permanent disability, rehabilitation and death benefits. 

WorkersComp Policy

Facts about Workers' Compensation Pamphlet

How to Obtain Treatment

In the event that you experience a work-related injury or illness, immediately notify your supervisor and obtain medical
authorization from your employer to designate an initial care provider within the network. If you are unable to reach your Supervisor, Department Head, please contact Human Resources at (209)-366-7105. 

For non-emergency services, we must ensure  that you are provided an appointment for initial treatment within 3 business days of your request for treatment. Below please find information regarding the City's  designated health provider. 

Trinity Urgent Care & Occupational Health

             Elk Grove Location                                                          Stockton Location

             7811 Laguna Blvd. Ste. 161                                               10200 Trinity Parkway, Suite 202/204

             Elk Grove, CA 95758                                                        Stockton, CA 95219

Phone: 916-877-7778                                                      Phone: 209-233-3004

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.                                        Hours: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

COVID HRS: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.                              COVID HRS:  M-F 8:00 a.m.  - 5:00 p.m.

NO DRUG SCREENS PAST 12:00 p.m.                       NO DRUG SCREENS PAST 3:00 p.m.

Sat & Sun  CLOSED                                                          Sat & Sun 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Kaiser Permanente On-the-Job – South Sacramento

6600 Bruceville Road Bldg. 3 2nd Floor 

Sacramento, CA 95823

Hours 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

916-688-2005

***During COVID-19 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY***

***Phone/Video Appointment ONLY

***Kaiser Permanente Emergency not accepting walk-ins at this time unless it is a life-threatening emergency. 

If emergency care is needed, CALL 911 or report to the nearest emergency room to get immediate care.

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial

975 S Fairmont Ave,

Lodi, CA 95240

In an emergency, defined as a medical condition starting with the sudden onset of severe symptoms that without immediate medical attention could place your health in serious jeopardy, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room as listed above. If your injury is work-related, advise the emergency care provider to contact WellComp to arrange for a transfer of your care to a WellComp provider at the medically appropriate time.

 CareWorks Managed Care Services

8855 Haven Avenue

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Toll Free (800) 544-8150

Fax: (888) 620-6921

e-mail: info@wellcomp.com

The employee may see their own physician if a Physician Pre-Designation form has been completed and filed in the Human Resources office prior to the work related illness or injury

Predesignation of Personal Physician

Process of Notification by Department 

If an employee is injured on the job, the Department Head shall notify Human Resources and shall promptly provide such forms and other information which may be required by Human Resources. The following forms shall be submitted at time of injury by the employee’s department:

  1. Employee’s Claim Form (DWC-1)
  2. Acknowledgement of Receipt of Employee Claim Form (WC004-9/01)
  3. Supervisors Report of Employee Injury (WC001-4/91)
  4. Medical Information Release Form (Optional for employee to complete).

COVID Testing Sites

Kaiser Permanente On-the-Job – South Sacramento

6600 Bruceville Road Bldg. 3 2nd Floor 

Sacramento, CA 95823

Hours 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Call: 916-688-2005 for guidance

***KPOJ will provide Telephone Visit or Video Visit

CalEXPO Free Drive-Thru Testing Site 

Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH), in partnership with Verily (a Google sister company), is offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Cal Expo for individuals with less severe symptoms.

Cal Expo - LOT D 

1600 Exposition Blvd. 

Sacramento, CA  95815 

Open  Monday - Friday

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You can schedule an appointment online at https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/ by filling out a questionnaire to determine eligibility.

Lodi Public Library

This is one of 80 testing sites provided through a partnership with OptumServe, the federal government health services business of Optum, a leading health services innovation company.  

Lodi Public Library 

201 W. Locust St

Lodi CA, 95240


Open Monday - Friday


7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


CVS Health

COVID-19 Expanded Testing Locations Patients must register in advance at CVS.com to schedule an appointment. You must be tested in the state where you are a resident..


Liability Program 

The Liability Program provides coverage for damages due to: 

  • Bodily Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Personal Injury

If you wish to file a claim against the City, a claim form is required. Claims against the City Form

The original and one identical copy of this form, together with one copy of all attachments, are to be filed with the City Clerk. Retain one copy for your records. Please send all documentation including the claim form to:

The City of Galt 

ATTN: City Clerk

380 Civic Drive

Galt, CA 95632

Procedures

Claims received by the City Clerk are forwarded to the City of Galt's Claims Administrator - Human Resources. All claimants are then notified that action will be taken within 45 days, or otherwise notified as to the claim itself. 

If recommended for denial by the Administrator, the claim will then be submitted to the City of Galt for final, official rejection. You will be sent a letter from Human Resources or its designee, notifying you of the action taken and of any further action necessary or available to you.