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Dispel myths about clinical trials and vaccines to protect the Black community
June 10, 2021
As a clinical research professional, I see that when recruiters for participants in studies encounter hesitancy from the Black community, they presume Tuskegee is the barrier. In my experience personally and professionally, I can say this is an oversimplification. Let's dig deeper. ... read more »
“TIME TO FIGHT BACK”
June 3, 2021
My hope is that once we're all vaccinated, COVID will no longer take our loved ones. ... read more »
LAPD Chief Reports Big Slowdown of Department’s Vaccination Effort
May 4, 2021
With only about 40% of the Los Angeles Police Department fully vaccinated, Chief Michel Moore told the city's Police Commission today that the vaccination effort has ``slowed dramatically,'' ... read more »
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St. Francis Medical Center COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
April 9, 2021
St. Francis Medical Center hosted a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic on March 29 and provided 1,293 eligible Lynwood community members with their first COVID-19 vaccination. ... read more »
With Vaccines Expanding, CA Plans Summer End To COVID Restrictions
April 6, 2021
Announcing a pending return to normalcy, California health officials said today all state COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, gatherings and recreational activities will be lifted June 15, subject to vaccine availability and low hospitalization rates, although a mask mandate will remain in place. ... read more »
L.A. Vaccination Sites To Close Friday, Saturday Due To Exhausted Supply
February 12, 2021
The Dodger Stadium mass vaccination site and Los Angeles' four other city-run sites will be closed Friday and Saturday because the city will have exhausted its supply of first-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today. ... read more »
CDC Director: Schools Can Open Before Teachers Get COVID Vaccines
February 5, 2021
Despite the insistence of Los Angeles Unified's superintendent and the teachers' union that all educators and staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 before schools reopen, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today vaccinations should not be a prerequisite for returning students to campus. ... read more »
California Surgeon Gen. Embraces Idea of NBA Partnership for Vaccination Outreach
February 4, 2021
When Dr. Nadine Burke Harris heard that the National Basketball Association (NBA) was discussing educating the African American community about receiving COVID-19 vaccines, she said partnering with the league could be a game-changer in the state of California. ... read more »
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Understanding the Importance of Vaccinating Your Child
August 15, 2019
Separating fact from fiction is critically important as vaccine hesitancy has become a global concern! ... read more »
Presidential Debate on Vaccine’s Could Challenge New CA Law
October 3, 2015
Oakland community leading the discussion on implementation Earlier this year, Californians engaged in heated debate over the state’s “School Vaccine Bill” as it made its way through the state legislature. ... read more »
Compton Unified School District: Back-to-School Vaccinations – What Parents Need to Know
July 22, 2015
Here is some useful information that parents with children in Compton Unified School District should know about back-to-school-vaccinations. ... read more »
Back-To-School-Festival In August
July 16, 2015
17th Annual Back to School: Health & Family Festival (BSHFF) at the L.A. Sports Arena on Saturday, August 8, 10am-3pm ... read more »
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