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L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson Calls on L.A. County Board of Supervisors to Release Coronavirus Data by Race
April 9, 2020
Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus, Herb J. Wesson Jr. called on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to release data on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting communities of color.  ... read more »
Garcetti: City Won’t Hesitate to Close Businesses Ignoring Coronavirus Orders
April 2, 2020
 Los Angeles' city government will not hesitate to close businesses deemed ``non-essential'' as well as construction sites that don't practice social distancing while emergency orders are in place, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday.  ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Deadline Expanded Due to Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Covered California is expanding its special enrollment period through June 30 to help anyone uninsured and eligible to obtain health coverage ... 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 »
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 »
Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations, and is collaborating with the CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020
Support for effective outbreak response will help share best practices based on evidence and data ... read more »
COVID-19 Safety: Sing Stevie Wonder’s (Black) “Happy Birthday” (2X for Clean Hands)
March 12, 2020
Experts say you should wash your hands with water and soap for about 20 seconds to prevent spread of the Coronavirus. ... read more »
Professional Sports Leagues Temporarily Limit Locker Room Access To Players And Essential Staff
March 9, 2020
Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) today issued the following joint statement ... read more »
Big Insurance Must Help End Surprise Medical Billing
February 27, 2020
Known as “surprise medical billing,” these unexpected costs arise when a patient goes to a hospital for emergency or non-emergency care, only to find out afterwards that one of the medical providers who administered care was not covered in the patient’s insurance network. ... read more »
The Eating Season
February 6, 2020
Episode 4: Confessions of a Food Addict ... read more »
Covered California’s Jan. 31 Deadline Gives
January 30, 2020
Your time to plan your own "Miracles" ... read more »
Pfizer, AmeriHealth Caritas Officials Talk Health at NNPA Conference
January 30, 2020
Dr. Kevin Williams, the chief medical officer for Pfizer Rare Disease, addressed the conference during a Pfizer-hosted breakfast presentation titled, “African Americans and Heart Disease – New Research Breakthrough: Announcing 2020 Partnership between Pfizer and NNPA.” At a later session titled “Future of Medicaid and Medicare: Healthy You, Healthy Us – What is Managed Care and How Does It Advance Health Equity,” AmeriHealth Caritas officials said it was important to gain a greater understanding of the different ways managed care organizations address key social disparities. ... read more »
Multi-talented Jean Bell Judis Still Blazing Trails at 76
January 23, 2020
The multi-talented model and actress, who made headlines in the 1960s and 1970s, continues to blaze trails as the Guinness World Record’s oldest competitive rope skipper. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dylan Lewis
January 23, 2020
University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB) freshman Dylan Lewis rose quickly to become a key contributor in the Gauchos women’s soccer team. She was a starting midfielder for 16 out of 19 games, more than any other player on the team this season. ... read more »
The Eating Season
January 23, 2020
Episode 3: Confessions of a Food Addict ... read more »
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