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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 »
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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 »
Trials Still Ongoing Before Approval of COVID Vaccines for Children
January 21, 2021
In California, more than 300,000 children under age 17 have been infected with the coronavirus since last March. ... read more »
Large Scale Vaccination Sites Open, Vulnerable Groups Death Rate Increases
January 14, 2021
As of Monday, January 11, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 137 new deaths and new cases 12,617 of COVID-19. There were 7,910 people with COVID-19 hospitalized with 22% of these people in the ICU. According to the L.A. County Dept. of Public Health, statistics show that L.A County has gone from an average of 791 people hospitalized two months ago to about 8,000 patients, an increase of 1,000%. ... read more »
Make It Plain Townhall Addresses Concerns of the Black Community
January 14, 2021
The Black Coalition Against COVID-19 tackles some of the pressing issues concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. ... read more »
January Possibly Worse Month of Pandemic, Infected Healthcare Workers’ Numbers Rise
January 7, 2021
Health officials have stated January may be the worst we’ve seen of the pandemic. ... read more »
Holiday Travelers Urged to Quarantine, Stay at Home Order Still in Effect
December 31, 2020
As we edge out of the holiday season and into a new year, Los Angeles County is still riding the COVID-19 surge and health officials are still calling for the public to do its part. Health officials have stated we may see another surge in a few weeks if the public disregarded safety protocols during the Christmas holiday. ... read more »
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