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Fauci: US should consider vaccine mandate for US air travel
December 28, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said Monday the nation should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signaling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed, as COVID-19 cases spike. ... read more »
Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 Hospitalizations Top 1,000 as Cases Surge
December 28, 2021
For the first time since late September, the number of people in Los Angeles County hospitals with COVID-19 surpassed the 1,000 mark today, echoing a sharp upward trend in infections and a dramatic increase in the rate of people testing positive for the virus. ... read more »
US to lift omicron-Linked Travel Ban on Southern Africa
December 27, 2021
The U.S. will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries that it imposed to try to blunt the spread of the COVID omicron variant, the White House announced Friday. ... read more »
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LA County Expands COVID Testing Amid Explosive Surge in Cases
December 27, 2021
The average daily rate at which people are testing positive for the coronavirus has risen to 15% as of Friday, more than triple the rate from a week ago and nearly topping 10,000 new cases. ... read more »
COVID-19 Cases Rise Slightly, Cases Among Healthcare Workers Have Decreased
November 4, 2021
COVID-19 cases have decreased nationally among healthcare workers from 257 at the beginning of October to 166 towards the end of the month. Out of the more recent cases, 78 cases were reported among vaccinated healthcare workers and 88 among unvaccinated workers. ... read more »
Health Officials Recommend Boosters for Vaccinated
October 28, 2021
Appointments are not needed at all Public Health vaccination sites where first, second, and third doses are available. ... read more »
Prop 22 is a benefit to our community
October 14, 2021
Prop 22 protects the flexibility people need to be able to earn income to pay bills when it works out best for them. ... read more »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
LA Police Commission President Blasts Officers Refusing COVID Vaccine
September 30, 2021
The president of the civilian Los Angeles Police Commission today called on the department’s personnel to get vaccinated, calling it “extremely dubious” that more than 2,000 of them are planning to seek religious exemptions from the city’s vaccination mandate for municipal employees. ... read more »
Losing Federal Unemployment Benefits or COBRA Health Plan Aid in September? Covered California Can Help
September 16, 2021
Most consumers can now qualify for comprehensive health coverage for just $1 per month. ... read more »
LACo Reports 27 New COVID-19 Deaths, 1,725 New Cases
September 15, 2021
Los Angeles County reported another 27 COVID-19 deaths today, while hospitalizations due to the virus dropped again. The 27 fatalities lifted the countywide death toll from the virus to 25,713. The county also reported 1,725 new cases, giving the county a cumulative total from throughout the pandemic of 1,435,163. ... read more »
LAUSD Board Votes To Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students Over 12
September 11, 2021
All eligible Los Angeles Unified students aged 12 and over will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend in- person classes under a policy unanimously approved by the district’s Board of Education today, ... read more »
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