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Dr. Muntu Davis
COVID-19 among African Americans in LA County
May 14, 2020
COVID-19 is shedding a disturbing light on existing health disparities among African Americans in the County of Los Angeles; disparities rooted in a history of limited access to affordable housing, nutritious foods, and primary health care. Living under such conditions can make it harder to prevent and control chronic conditions, like high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease and diabetes, which increases our risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19. And our seniors 65 years and older, especially those who live in nursing homes, are particularly at risk from this virus.   ... read more »
  Los Angeles County Swears in New Health Officer 
August 2, 2018
A family medicine specialist who earned his medical degree from UCLA and practiced extensively in urban and rural primary care and urgent care clinics in Northern and Southern California was sworn in today as Los Angeles County's health officer.  ... read more »
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