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L.A. Mayor Looks to Take Community ‘Behind the Scenes’ of Test Processing and COVID-19 Data Research
May 11, 2020
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti provided new information surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, as of Monday, May 11, businesses continue to open for curbside pickup service. Mayor Garcetti expressed what this means for the health of the Angeleno economy and how it can possibly obstruct the progress seen in flattening the curve. The goal is finding the balance, between preventing the spread of COVID-19 and building the economy. The Mayor of Los Angeles shared the numbers behind the current effects of coronavirus, Garcetti stressed the importance in economic stability and overall health of the city. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Relies on Business Experts to Map Out Safety Guidelines for each Industry During Recovery Stage
May 8, 2020
Friday, May 8, The Los Angeles City Mayor relished in the first day towards economic recovery. Certain approved businesses are now available for curbside pickup. The Mayor stressed the importance to shop locally, brick-and-mortars will benefit from the monetary support and ultimately grow the city’s economy. Eric Garcetti provided more information about the future of L.A., post pandemic. He addressed pressing concerns behind the impact of the Safer at Home Order, and how a gradual approach to open Los Angeles will save more Angeleno lives than a rapid reaction. The City is still in critical condition, the average death rate due to COVID-19 is 45 deaths per day, Mayor Eric Garcetti reviewed the safety measure protocols that are in place to keep flattening the curve. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces 3-Level Analysis to rate Los Angeles Economic Recovery
May 7, 2020
Wednesday, May 6,tThe Los Angeles City Mayor addressed pressing issues surrounding the impact of COVID-19. Although the city seems to have divided affects from the pandemic, a universal stem of change has shaped how Angelenos will live their lives in the future. Mayor Garcetti looked to share lighter news, he reported the community acts that are taking place in Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti defined what the “Stage 2” phase is going to look like for the city’s economy. In depth details on what businesses will open are still being discussed, but there is a formal blueprint that has been laid out by the California State Governor. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces LA Represents: Pro Bono Legal Services Available to all Angelenos affected by COVID-19 Pandemic
May 6, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti provided news surrounding the recovery stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Garcetti disclosed current statistics developing in the coronavirus outbreak. The mayor touched on proper protocols that will be in place for local businesses to adhere to, there is still a severe level of precaution to take in order to move forward in a new era safely. The Los Angeles Mayor and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the Launch of LA Represents, legal services that are offered free of charge that will assist Angelenos facing problems within leasing contracts and business agreements. Mayor Garcetti is looking to have every Angeleno in a stabilized condition, as L.A. faces a new way of operation in post pandemic time. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti acknowledges the disproportionate resources within underserved communities; Increased testing accessibility is the presented solution
April 29, 2020
Wednesday, April 29. The Los Angeles City Mayor reported the latest news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The elected official acknowledged the rise in sexual violence on Denim Day; associated with that movement was the acknowledgement of growth within domestic violence cases. People are staying indoors and since then, there has been a rise in the act of domestic violence within the city. Mayor Garcetti shared the data surrounding the COVID-19 virus within the Los Angeles region. Eric Garcetti acknowledged this preexisting inequality that haunts underserved communities. These discrepancies have led to higher death rates within particular minority groups. The response presented is that the County of L.A. has ramped of testing capacity in high-density areas such as the Crenshaw Christian Center. However, the concern for future practices to close racial inequalities post pandemic continues to grow. ... read more »
L.A. City Mayor Announces, “Life Saving” Deal
April 29, 2020
Tuesday April 28. The Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti reported the latest updates surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. The elected official shared yesterday, the L.A. economy in its entirety will not open on May 15. The ideal vision for recovery is to open L.A. in sanctions and manage the spurts of COVID-19 outbreaks, as they begin to allow small to medium gatherings. A partnership with Honeywell will supply first responders and emergency sanctions with over 24-million masks, Eric Garcetti described this as a “lifesaving deal.” ... read more »
Coronavirus related death-rate has doubled every eight days: Los Angeles City Mayor Shares Importance of Staying inside as Temperatures Rise in L.A.
April 24, 2020
Friday, April 24. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak in L.A. The County of Los Angeles in partnership with the Mayor, outline steps towards the pathway to recovery. Mayor Garcetti addressed the suffering of Angelenos due to COVID-19. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Gives State of City Address, Delivers Fiscal Budget for 2020-2021
April 23, 2020
Garcetti outlines tough times ahead, but reminds Angelenos they can meet the challenge. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Speaks with Experts from Medical and First Response Industries about COVID-19 Pandemic
April 17, 2020
According to her years of study in the HIV Pandemic, Cynthia Davis stressed the differences in behavior between the two viruses. HIV took over 40 years to reach 1.5 million cases globally, coronavirus took 2-3 months to reach 500,000 positive cases within the U.S. alone. Dr. Davis stressed the physical guidelines and the importance in testing to combat the spread of COVID-19. Cynthia Davis declared, “...You want to use what is called, Universal Precautions, which means you treat everyone as if they have been infected with COVID-19 and take the appropriate precautions.” This includes hand washing, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti announces five pillars to get L.A. on the road to recovery and strategically lift physical distancing guidelines
April 15, 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti continues to keep Los Angeles informed; Wednesday, April 15. The elected public official shared in full transparency, there is no certain date for life to go back to the way it was. Mayor Garcetti shared five pillars to get L.A. on the right track to strategically lift quarantine guidelines and construct a new normal. The Los Angeles Mayor believes Testing, surveillance, immediate response, Hospital Capacity, and ongoing research will give L.A. a fighting chance and continue our progress post pandemic. The L.A. elected official broke down the health aspect, but also the economic disproportion that needed to be addressed. ... read more »
Los Angeles Hospital Workers Have New Child Care Options
April 10, 2020
The workers can apply for a $100-per-shift stipend to help pay for child care services, receive free referrals to licensed childcare providers, and the city will open five recreation centers from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. for children ages 6 to 14 for parents to drop them off while they head back to work, Garcetti said during his daily briefing on the coronavirus outbreak. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Shows Poise and Strength During COVID-19 Crisis
March 26, 2020
As many have said over the past several weeks, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and America’s response to it has been fluid and constantly changing.   While Washington D.C. has struggled to come up with a plan and the president flip-flops on the message, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been consistent, steadfast and action-filled as Los Angeles works to control this ever-evolving crisis. ... read more »
Garcetti Plans to Bring 6,000 Beds in Weeks for Homeless Amid Coronavirus
March 19, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said today the city is making an emergency effort to provide immediate temporary housing for thousands of homeless people in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. ... read more »
Garcetti Raises City’s Emergency Status to Highest Level
March 19, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti raised the city's emergency response status on Monday to its highest level due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and he issued a series of new orders for the city, including delaying payment of parking tickets. ... read more »
WATCH: Garcetti Updates on Closures, New Measures to Protect Businesses, Residents
March 15, 2020
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the city tonight in a live-streamed news conference, outlining the latest coronoavirus-related shutdowns and recovery measures, saying, ``the city is strong and won't shut down.'' ... read more / watch video »
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