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L.A. COUNTY BUSINESS AND WORKER DISASTER HELP CENTER OPENS
March 26, 2020
Today, with support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Departments of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) and Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) are proud to announce the launch of the new L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center, a new centralized call center and website providing free, one-on-one counseling and support for business owners and workers who have been adversely affected by the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 emergency. ... read more »
Two Trillion-dollar federal relief bill passed through senate; Los Angeles County Officials provide projected update surrounding Corona Virus Pandemic
March 26, 2020
Thursday, March 26. Chairwoman of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger and Chair Pro Tem, Hilda Solis collaborate with the L.A. Public Health Department to disclose new developments regarding the COVID-19 virus. ... read more »
Dear Black People: Coronavirus Will Kill You
March 26, 2020
Melanin is not Vibranium and America isn’t Wakanda even in the Marvel Universe ... read more »
COVID-19 Update from Cedars-Sinai President and CEO
March 26, 2020
Cedars-Sinai is fully prepared to take care of all its patients during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, says Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO. In a three-minute video address to the community and staff members, Priselac discusses Cedars-Sinai's important role in the current health crisis.  ... read more »
Long Beach Coming Together to Address Challenges of Coronavirus Outbreak
March 26, 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak is an extremely challenging time for everyone.  The new normal of “Safer at Home” and social distancing is putting an unprecedented burden on families, workers, businesses, our health care system and local governments. ... read more »
Community College District Announces Info on Classes Amid Coronavirus Crisis 
March 26, 2020
The head of the Los Angeles Community College District announced today that any of its classes that cannot be converted into an online learning platform when remote instruction begins next Monday will be temporarily postponed until at least May 4 amid the coronavirus crisis.  ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19 with Over 19K Listeners
March 26, 2020
More than 19 thousand individuals joined in on a live telephone town hall hosted by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to discuss the Coronavirus pandemic. Thursday, March 19, the masses gathered to gain insightful information that is and will be affecting Los Angeles residents’ immediate surroundings and future.   ... read more »
Covered California expands Special Enrollment Period through June 30, due to coronavirus pandemic
March 26, 2020
This move comes amid widespread disruption in the lives and livelihoods of Californians as public health officials seek to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ... read more »
On the Front Lines of COVID-19 in South LA
March 26, 2020
“We need goggles, N-95s, surgical masks, pretty much every kind of personal protective equipment,” said Debra Flores, chief operations officer for the hospital and the lead for this emergency response.  “What aren’t we thinking of? What more can we do?” ... read more »
More Coronavirus Cases Dispel Black Immunity Myth
March 26, 2020
According to various news sources and social media posts, African American COVID-19 fatalities are starting to mount ... read more »
L.A. County COVID-19 Update: Los Angeles Department of Mental Health discusses the psychological effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 26, 2020
Tuesday, March 24. The director of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin reviewed the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we practice social distancing, new mental challenges have surfaced. Dr. Sherin disclosed the resources available for all L.A. County residents, as well as the available aid throughout the region. ... read more »
LADWP Will Not Disconnect Water and Power Service During COVID-19 Emergency Response
March 26, 2020
Customers who receive a disconnect notice should disregard the letter and not panic. While letters may still be sent out as our systems catch up with this emergency, the City will not shut off water or power to residents of Los Angeles during the local emergency. ... read more »
COVID-19: Flatten the Curve, Bridge the Opportunity Divide
March 26, 2020
We’re already in a global recession that will inform a national recession. An estimated 80 million U.S. jobs are at risk. More than 75 percent of 16–-24-year-olds are hourly employees who are at greater risk of being laid off. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Shows Poise and Strength During COVID-19 Crisis
March 26, 2020
As many have said over the past several weeks, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and America’s response to it has been fluid and constantly changing.   While Washington D.C. has struggled to come up with a plan and the president flip-flops on the message, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been consistent, steadfast and action-filled as Los Angeles works to control this ever-evolving crisis. ... read more »
COVID-19 Updates from LAUSD Board Member George J. McKenna III
March 26, 2020
District schools are closed in order to comply with the Safer at Home orders issued by state, local and public health leaders. Minimizing contact with others will help to flatten he curve on community spread of COVID-19. School campuses and facilities are currently closed for this purpose. ... read more »
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