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Bank of America Awards More Than $4 Million in Grants to Southern California Nonprofits In First Round of Funding  
July 14, 2022
Bank of America today announced it has recently awarded more than $4 million in grants to 152 nonprofits across Southern California to help drive economic opportunity for individuals and families.  ... read more »
Make Mental Wellness Part of Our Total Health
June 2, 2022
The next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in California has arrived. As the state begins to implement its SMARTER Plan, protecting ourselves and our communities from COVID-19 and its fast-spreading variants through vaccination can ensure better outcomes for us all. ... read more »
Health Care Stats Shows Racial Disparity
May 11, 2022
Over the years, we have seen time and time again the racial disparity that people of color have faced in the world of healthcare. Multiple studies can show Black men and women suffer more due to lifestyle methods and efforts that can ultimately change someone’s life. ... read more »
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LA County Sees Another Big Drop in COVID Hospitalizations
February 10, 2022
The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals has plunged below 3,000, falling to 2,841, according to the latest state numbers. ... read more »
Health Officials Warn of Rising ICU Admissions Due to COVID
January 25, 2022
The percentage of COVID-19-positive hospital patients admitted to intensive care units in Los Angeles County is slowly rising, despite suggestions that the Omicron variant of the virus causes less severe infections, health officials said. ... read more »
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 »
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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