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Holidays Loom and Health Authorities Continue to Push for Vaccination
October 14, 2021
As the weather changes and the public stays indoors, it’s even more important to consider vaccination according to Public Health ... read more »
To Reduce Health and Racial Inequities, Prioritize Authentic Community Collaboration
October 14, 2021
As California continues to grow it’s crucial to prioritize meaningful change to eliminate health inequities and bridge the divide in access and quality of care. ... read more »
Public Health Sees COVID-19 Outbreaks at Correctional Facilities
October 7, 2021
Health officials are making sure staff and eligible recipients receive vaccines and boosters. ... read more »
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Vaccination Providers Require Patient Information, Boosters Available for Eligible Residents
September 30, 2021
Public Health wants patients to have better access to their COVID information and are offering the booster shots at sites offering the Pfizer vaccine. ... read more »
For Every Problem There is a Solution
September 23, 2021
Once we are born, there are two things we all are going to experience no matter how hard we try to avoid them, no matter how much money or fame we have.  One of those things is death. The Bible is very clear that all of us will experience a single permanent death, no one gets out alive. The second thing is problems. ... read more »
Black Community Urged to Get the Flu Vaccine This Year as They are Traditionally Under-Vaccinated, Putting Them at Risk of Acquiring Other Diseases, Including COVID-19
September 23, 2021
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African Americans are a vulnerable population with low flu vaccination rates who experience disproportionately higher rates of chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes, heart diseases and obesity. ... read more »
Public Health Calls for More Vaccinations, COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Reaches Milestone
September 16, 2021
While vaccination rates slightly increase, AB 832 is helping households struggling during the pandemic. ... read more »
CDC Awards Money to Community Health Services Fighting COVID-19
September 9, 2021
Multiple organizations receive funding to help health workers in communities hard hit by COVID-19. ... read more »
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Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
September 9, 2021
American Heart Association Award Recognizes Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center’s commitment to quality stroke care ... read more »
Why I Want You to Get the Covid Vaccine Now
September 9, 2021
If we don’t get vaccinated, I foresee repeat cycles of preventable deaths, business and school closures, and potentially even more dangerous variants of the virus in our future. Unfortunately, black and brown communities that have been the hardest hit by Covid are now lagging behind in taking advantage of the amazing science that led to our Covid vaccines. ... read more »
National Study Shows Disparities in Healthcare Spending Among Race
August 19, 2021
Analysis from Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation highlights disproportionate spending on White Americans ... read more »
COVID-19 and Race-Based Traumatic Stress Result in Major Mental Health Concerns Among Black Population
August 5, 2021
Pandemic, racial bias can and do have long-lasting negative psychological impact ... read more »
New Report Reveals Breakthrough Cases in Vaccinated are Extremely Rare
August 5, 2021
As of Jan. 16, the U.S. had surpassed more than 23.3 million total cases and 388,700 deaths due to the pandemic, the Kaiser Family Foundation reported. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window – Don’t Confuse Your Valuables With Your Value
July 22, 2021
Have you ever known anyone who measured their self-worth by the size of their bank account or by their physical appearance? Too many people in this materialistic world we live in do not know the difference between their net worth and their self-worth. ... read more »
Black children have high rates of tooth decay, but experts say it is easily preventable
July 15, 2021
According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s 2020 Smile Survey, almost half of children have experienced tooth decay. ... read more »
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