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Health Officials Urging Holiday Celebrations Stay Within Households, Warn of COVID-19 Variants
February 11, 2021
Avoiding holiday celebrations with those outside the household helps slow COVID-19. ... 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 »
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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 »
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 »
Moderna Vaccine Arrives in Time for Christmas
December 24, 2020
Public health officials urge everyone to stay home for Christmas as a second vaccine comes to battle COVID-19. ... read more »
COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives as Surge Continues to Overwhelm Hospitals
December 17, 2020
As the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed to specific locations, the surge continues to rise with a rising number of healthcare workers getting infected. ... read more »
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LA County Revisits the Importance of Mental Health After COVID-19 Surge; The Work of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health is ‘Amplified’ Due to Current State of Pandemic
November 13, 2020
As news of an increase in the spread of the COVID-19 virus arises, it has also heightened the senses of worry about what more can be endured, the outbreak has been a rollercoaster filled with twists and turns. There has been extreme strain put on everyone to have stability and a light shined on the overall quality of life. The County of Los Angeles continue the stride to move into the unknown but with more resources to get the mental help needed on the journey to a new frontier. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayors Cautions Residents to Stay Aligned with Social Distancing Guidelines as Halloween Approaches.
October 16, 2020
As the virus grows, so do the approach to stop it. The new way of celebration is limiting but it’s for the betterment and progression of the city. The community has to think as a whole and take in the accountability for everyone. Although public officials prepare for a surge in transmission due to Halloween celebration, the mayor mentioned, the next point on this plot will be up to the citizens checking for one another and socially distanced, but united in spirit. ... read more »
HEALTH EXPERTS AT MAJOR AIDS CONFAB CITE NEW INFECTION SURGE
July 19, 2016
A massive turnout of activists, delegates, doctors and public health experts is settling in for this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, where the good news is better survival rates thanks to life-saving medications. ... read more »
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