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Mandatory Face Mask Requirements to Remain in LA County Courthouses
June 17, 2021
Mandatory face mask requirements, along with social distancing, will remain in place in Los Angeles County courthouses into effect today, the presiding judge of the county's court system announced. ... read more »
Asm. Akilah Weber’s First Bill Pushes California to Be Prepared for Next Pandemic
June 17, 2021
As more Californians get vaccinated and new COVID-19 cases are on the decline, there's an argument to be made that the state has rounded the corner from the worst stages of the global crisis. ... read more »
 Newsom Announces California Reopening
June 17, 2021
June 15, 2021 is a new historical benchmark; California has officially lifted COVID-19 restrictions that were in place since March 2020. ... read more »
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California Reopens, Public Health Notes Continued Vaccination Discrepancies
June 17, 2021
As California opened on June 15, inequities still persist in vaccinations amongst younger demographics of color. ... read more »
Black Business Registrations Increase During COVID Pandemic
June 17, 2021
Andre Perry, a Brookings Institution fellow, told the Times that some of the surge in Black business registrations could be a signal of personal economic trouble. “This is more about survival than it is about wealth creation. There’s lots of people who have lost their jobs and lost their businesses. People are starting to realize that side hustles are businesses,” Perry said. ... read more »
State to Award $50,000 Prizes Today to 15 More Vaccinated Residents
June 11, 2021
State officials will award $50,000 prizes today to another 15 vaccinated residents as part of a continuing financial-incentive program to encourage inoculations against COVID-19. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces New Rewards for Vaccinated Californians as Second Round of Vax for the Win $50K Winners is Drawn
June 11, 2021
In San Diego County, alongside a Vax for the Win program winner from last week’s drawing, Governor Gavin Newsom today helped announce the selection of the second round of 15 Californians to receive $50,000 as part of the state’s $116.5 million Vax for the Win program – the largest vaccine incentive program in the nation.  ... read more »
COVID Mobile Vaccination Clinic
June 8, 2021
Pfizer mobile vaccine site for AGES 12 & up, operated by LA Department of Public Health COVID Mobile Vaccination Clinic. Schedule an appointment for you and your loved ones today. ... read more »
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What California Can Learn from COVID Hotspots India and Brazil
June 3, 2021
According to doctors on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in countries such as Brazil and India – where the global crisis has been most intense. ... read more »
Senate Confirms Chiquita Brooks-LaSure — First Black Woman to Lead Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
June 3, 2021
TThe United States Senate has confirmed Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 55 to 44 vote makes Brooks-LaSure the first Black woman to lead CMS in its nearly six-decade history. ... read more »
New Incentive Program Aims to Increase Vaccinations
June 3, 2021
Governor Newsom hopes to have Californians fully vaccinated before the reopening on June 15. ... read more »
A DOCTOR’S NOTE ON VACCINES
June 2, 2021
A Message Sponsored by Los Angeles County What are the chances the vaccine has any long-term side effects on my health After you receive your COVID-19 vaccine, ... read more »
California Prepares to Fully Reopen with No Restrictions
May 27, 2021
On June 15, the state will fully open with no restrictions but vaccinations are still low among young adults. ... read more »
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds the Passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
May 20, 2021
As the U.S. grapples with the horrific impacts of COVID-19, the Asian American community is also facing an alarming rise in anti-Asian violent attacks and discrimination. Since March 2020, Stop AAPI Hate has documented over 6,600 incidents of anti-Asian violence and verbal attacks against the Asian American community. ... read more »
NAACP Launches ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’
May 20, 2021
The NAACP has commissioned proprietary research, which will be featured and updated bi-monthly, taking a consistent pulse of Black America’s status and progress as we collectively progress toward full recovery. African Americans surveyed have expressed ongoing concerns about the vaccines, the rise of COVID-19 variants, public adherence to guidelines, jobs availability, safely returning to work and other factors affecting their daily lives. The key learnings from this exclusive polling will serve to fill in the information gaps, and further strengthen our communities as they build back given the expressed need for reliable updates on the factors impacting their daily lives over the coming year. ... read more »
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