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Safer at Home Order Extended to July
May 12, 2020
Los Angeles County Officials provided more information regarding the gradual progression in post pandemic stability. Tuesday, May 12, The L.A. Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer announced the Safer at Home Order is looking to be extended through the end of July. Los Angeles City leaders discussed the current status of the outbreak, without the proper testing capacity L.A. would be in danger of uncontrollable widespread of coronavirus. It will decimate the present work towards flattening the curve. However, with certain businesses and communal spaces still looking to open, Los Angeles continues to inch its way into a new space of recovery. ... read more »
L.A County Public Officials Create “Five-stage Recovery Roadmap” to Relax Safer at Home Order
May 7, 2020
Thursday, May 7, Los Angeles Officials provided news surrounding the recovery stages, L.A. is conceiving a new normal post pandemic. The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors partnered with the city mayor, to create a phased plan for approved local businesses to open such as florists, car dealers, and stores that sell toys, books, clothing, sporting goods, and music stores. They will be only operating by curbside pickup. There will be more businesses opening over the course of this month, however if numbers begin to reflect a negative turn, L.A. Public officials will draw back from opening business and community spaces. ... read more »
Southwest LAPD Host Virtual Community-Police Advisory Board Meeting
May 7, 2020
Report SLO participation and Current Criminal Statistics. ... read more »
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Mayor Eric Garcetti Appoints Capri Maddox as Chief Officer of COVID Response Equity
May 1, 2020
Friday, May 1. The elected Mayor of Los Angeles shared latest news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Although there is no certain timetable on when the economy will be fully open, it has been announced that low-risk businesses will be able to open within the next few weeks. Concerning news that social distancing is the new normal, influences all future human interaction will take place. May brings light to mental Health, the mayor addresses the main stressors that are provoking physical and emotional suffering during this pandemic. The Los Angeles City Mayor announced Capri Maddox will work as Chief Officer of the COVID Response Equity, she will prioritize services and strategies needed to combat the disproportionate death rate within underserved communities. ... read more »
L.A. County Officials Report COVID-19 spread is leveling out; Medical experts still recommend adhering to social distancing guidelines
April 23, 2020
Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health shared the latest updates on the COVID-19 Virus. Ferrer shared Wednesday, April 22. there were 66 additional deaths, 48 of these individuals were between the ages of 65 and over, 38 of them with underlining health conditions. 13 people were between the age of 41-65, and 9 individuals had preexisting health concerns. There were 2 victims between the age 18-40, both had underlining health issues. This brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in the L.A. County to 729. Barbara disclosed as of April 22. There are 1,318 new COVID-19 reports. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Reveals Connection to Climate Change and Fatal Reactions to COVID-19
April 23, 2020
Wednesday, April 22. L.A. City Mayor Eric Garcetti shared current L.A. County efforts made in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Los Angeles City Mayor welcomed LAPD Chief Michel Moore, to disclose events happening within Los Angeles Police Department regarding the coronavirus. Mayor Garcetti is looking for solutions from all L.A. county departments and federal government direction, as we experience the second month of the Stay at Home Order. ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Foresees Extreme Budget cuts in the future; L.A. faces one of the worst Fiscal seasons due to COVID-19
April 21, 2020
Monday, April 20. The Mayor of Los Angeles provided an update surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Eric Garcetti outlined city structures that were directly affected by coronavirus. From a fiscal perspective, L.A. is in its worst economic shape since the recession. Eric Garcetti put a budget in place to stabilize the city’s economy. Within the Annual State of the City Address, Eric Garcetti confirmed a second wave of the virus. The second wave will factor into decisions made around lifting the Stay at Home Order. Mayor Garcetti covered the CARES Corps. He stated it would help with testing, that focuses on contact tracing of the virus. The CARE Corps. Is looking to be a long-term solution for the current systematic disparities that Los Angeles is facing. ... read more »
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti develops ‘CARES CORPS’ that will have an immediate impact on Los Angeles Recovery from COVID-19
April 18, 2020
Friday, April 17. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office announced the development of CARES Corps. This will be a federally funded initiative to be a stronger national response to COVID-19. The Mayor of Los Angeles joined the Mayor of Oklahoma City, David Holt and founding director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Mark McClellan to outline a “brand new infrastructure.” The CARES Corps is an alliance of the national government, local public officials, and healthcare professionals that are under federal leadership and funding. Within the CARES Corps there are three core factors that it will focus on healthcare, economy, and the unity of Government Officials. ... read more »
L.A. Eviction Moratorium has been adjusted to cover all of Los Angeles Region
April 15, 2020
Wednesday, April 15. L.A. Board of Supervisors welcomed county departments of Health and Business and Consumers to provide the latest news affecting their offices, amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. The conference covered concerns about rent stabilization, financial economy, and the environmental health as we prepare for spikes in positive coronavirus cases. There have been discussions about plans to re-open local businesses, but alongside California State Governor Newsom, L.A. Mayor Garcetti are very strategic on the process of re-opening local businesses. If this is not handled properly, the city could be facing multiple spikes in contracted COVID-19 cases, in addition to a higher fatality rate. Governor Gavin Newsom created a California goal list before the Stay at Home Order be totally lifted. ... 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 »
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