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Public Health Modifies Guidelines for Youth Sports in L.A. County
September 2, 2021
Weekly testing is being recommended for youth 12 and older depending on circumstances. ... read more »
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, Public Health Stress Social Measures to Stay Safe
August 26, 2021
The Pfizer vaccine is now licensed and approved for prevention of COVID-19. ... read more »
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, Public Health Stress Social Measures to Stay Safe
August 26, 2021
Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the license for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease for individuals 16 and older. The licensing approval was announced after another thorough evaluation of safety and effectiveness. Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, a Los Angeles County Health Officer, is grateful for the approval and hopes it will ease the minds of those concerned about taking the vaccine. ... read more »
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US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
August 23, 2021
  The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, ... read more »
US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19
August 18, 2021
U.S. health officials Wednesday announced plans to offer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling. ... read more »
State to Award $50,000 Prizes Today to 15 More Vaccinated Residents
June 11, 2021
State officials will award $50,000 prizes today to another 15 vaccinated residents as part of a continuing financial-incentive program to encourage inoculations against COVID-19. ... read more »
What California Can Learn from COVID Hotspots India and Brazil
June 3, 2021
According to doctors on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in countries such as Brazil and India – where the global crisis has been most intense. ... read more »
An Emphasis on Safety: Addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among pregnant women
June 3, 2021
Even as the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered increases, there are still lingering concerns in the public surrounding side effects in women, particularly among expecting mothers. ... read more »
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A DOCTOR’S NOTE ON VACCINES
June 2, 2021
A Message Sponsored by Los Angeles County What are the chances the vaccine has any long-term side effects on my health After you receive your COVID-19 vaccine, ... read more »
White House COVID-19 Response Team Unites with Black Press to Encourage Vaccinations
May 13, 2021
Seeking to reassure African Americans that the COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force united with the Black Press to spread the word. ... read more »
Kedren Health and FAME Sponsor Mobile Vaccination Clinic
April 15, 2021
Vaccinations are in store for the entire South L.A. population if the staff of Kedren Health Center has their way.  The organization vaccinated more than 500 people on April 10 at a mobile clinic stationed at First AME Church of Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
“What really drove COVID in South LA”
March 4, 2021
Even before COVID, our community had an epidemic of chronic disease. ... read more »
L.A. Remains in High Level Tier Despite Lowering COVID-19 Cases, Local Groceries Stores Begin to Close
February 4, 2021
COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the public is still being asked to remain vigilant and responsible. ... read more »
As COVID-19 Positivity Lowers, New Variants Are Rising Up in Los Angeles County
January 28, 2021
At the end of the MLK holiday and Presidential Inauguration, some good news was waiting as the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has seen a decrease in COVID-19 positivity. At the end of last week, there was a decrease by 30 percent in a seven-day average of daily cases. Despite this, public health officials are still urging the public to continue with proactive measures: wear a face covering and maintain physical distance when venturing outside the house. ... read more »
75 % Of COVID Vaccines in U.S. Sitting in Freezers 
January 21, 2021
The lack of a comprehensive national plan has greatly contributed to a bottleneck in administering the vaccine ... read more »
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