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FDA Update on COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER DOSE
October 20, 2021
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action to expand the use of a booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines in eligible populations. ... read more »
COVID Hospitalizations Continue Dropping in Los Angeles County
October 11, 2021
Black residents also had the highest hospitalization rates among both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents, with a rate of 62 hospitalizations for every 100,000 unvaccinated people ... read more »
Five LA County Employees Sue Over Vaccine Mandate
October 5, 2021
Five Los Angeles County employees are suing their employer, alleging the vaccine mandate for county workers issued by executive order in August and ratified by the Board of Supervisors is unconstitutional. ... read more »
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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 »
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 »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kailyn Watkins
April 2, 2020
Senior guard Kailyn Watkins helped give the Crenshaw Cougars girls basketball team a competitive edge this season. Her contributions helped the Cougars get a 22-7 overall record and a perfect 10-0 record in the Coliseum League. ... read more »
Breastfeeding Support Groups Launch in South Los Angeles
January 9, 2020
Soul Food for Your Baby (SFYB) in partnership with the Black Infant Health Program (BIH) at The Children’s Collective, Inc. (TCCI), will launch breastfeeding support groups for African American families starting Monday, January 13th. The groups will be held from 11 am to 12:30 pm on the second Monday of the month through June 2020 and possibly beyond at TCCI, 3701 Stocker Street, Suite 302 Los Angeles, CA 90008. ... read more »
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Student Athlete of the Week: Amaya Givens
January 9, 2020
Morningside junior Amaya Givens uses her gladdening attitude and her passion to help others on the cheerleading squad and beyond. Joining the team helped develop methods to juggle her schooling and her other extracurricular activities. ... read more »
Addressing the Challenges in Breastfeeding: Advice Every Mom Should Know
August 8, 2019
With August recognized as National Breastfeeding Month, it is important for new moms to understand how to overcome common barriers to breastfeeding, and what to expect when preparing to breastfeed for the first time. ... read more »
Jones-Patten Uses Nursing Career to Serve Black Community
November 15, 2018
She aims to make a difference by educating the African American community about the importance of health care ... read more »
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