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State Requests 500 More Federal Medical Personnel to Assist Hospitals
January 7, 2021
L.A Supervisor Hahn is urging the Navy to put the U.S. Navy hospital ship Mercy back in service as quickly as possible. ... read more »
Supervisors Vote to Appoint First Inspector General for Skilled Nursing Homes Amid COVID-19 Deaths
May 28, 2020
Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Kathryn Barger, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint – for the first time – an Inspector General to oversee skilled nursing facilities, which account for more than half of all deaths from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. The Board also approved bringing in the Auditor-Controller to ensure closer monitoring of skilled nursing facilities immediately.   ... read more »
State of California, County of Los Angeles Partner with Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente to Open ‘Los Angeles Surge Hospital’
April 6, 2020
Facility to treat expected surge of patients with COVID-19 in LA region  Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the establishment of the Los Angeles Surge Hospital, a temporary facility in Los Angeles that will expand access to additional beds and expand ICU capacity for patients who contract COVID-19. ... read more »
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L.A. Officials Apply Pressure to Participate in 2020 Census, Due to Heavy Under Count in 2010
April 1, 2020
The U.S. Census only takes ten minutes of your time, it can lead to ten years of resources in the community. The funding we receive supports medical services, childcare centers, parks, head-start programs, and affordable housing. During this time of crisis, it is crucial to get an accurate count in order to get the proper federal support that the L.A. County needs. The information is confidential and will be used privately by the government for statistics. The cities’ infrastructure is very dependent on the numbers calculated by the census. School lunches, highway plans, and first responder occupations rely heavily on the results from the L.A. Census count. You can participate online at: 2020census.gov ... read more »
L.A. County Coronavirus Cases Up to 231
March 20, 2020
The overall number of coronavirus cases in L.A. County stood at 231 today -- out of a state total of 675 -- and a second person in the county has died from the virus. ... read more »
L.A. County Reports Second Death From Coronavirus
March 19, 2020
Dr. Barbara Ferrer, head of the county Department of Public Health, said the person who died was between 30 and 50 years old and had an unspecified underlying health condition. The person lived in a ``small community'' near Pasadena. ... read more »
50 More Coronavirus Cases Reported in L.A. County
March 17, 2020
Saying dramatic rises in coronavirus cases should be anticipated given increases in testing, Los Angeles County's public health director announced 50 new cases of the illness today, bringing the county's total to 144. ... read more »
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