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Updated Booster is Here, Just in Time for the Holiday Season
November 17, 2022
Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas is around the corner. The holiday season has officially arrived. Now that the updated booster authorized for individuals as young as five, we’re even closer to ensuring the whole family is protected during fall and winter when the spread of respiratory viruses is at its peak. ... read more »
Doctors, Researchers Say Virus Will Be Around for Foreseeable Future 
September 8, 2022
The COVID-19 virus was discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. To date, over 90 million cases have been recorded and more than 1 million Americans have died from the disease. After more than two years, COVID-19 doesn’t look like it’s going away.   ... read more »
Intersection of Faith and Wellness – A Continuous Report-Back
September 1, 2022
Faith-based organizations are important in the fight against the SARS Corona Virus Pandemic. Most strikingly, communities of color, already deep-seated in racism and injustice, continue to struggle the hardest to fight off the brutal attack of this virus and its extensive after-effects. ... read more »
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Shared Harvest Fund will celebrate Juneteenth by hosting a free festival offering free COVID-19 Vaccinations
June 15, 2022
To celebrate Juneteenth, non-profit Shared Harvest Fund/myCovidmd will host, ‘Sounds of Goodness,’ a festival to inspire the community to come out and get vaccinated. The event will take place on June 18 at Norman O. Houston Park in Los Angeles from 10am-5pm. ... read more »
First AME – L.A. Hosts ‘Rock the Vacx’ Clinic
May 11, 2022
Free vaccinations are available at the 'Rock the Vacx' Clinic hosted by First AME Church of Los Angeles.  Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines are open to children ages 5 and up as well as adults. ... read more »
Vaccination as an Act of Faith: Celebrate Easter by Protecting Against COVID-19 
April 14, 2022
Faith and science are not opposing forces: they are two sides of the same coin that have saved countless lives throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.   ... read more »
Flu Shot Versus COVID Shot: Why Your Child Should Receive Both 
January 27, 2022
If the child is eligible, both vaccines can and should be given for the health and safety of the child. The flu shot can be given at the same time as the COVID vaccine, or any time before or after.  There is no evidence that timing of when these two vaccines are given affects the efficacy of either one. ... read more »
Black Pediatricians Discuss Vaccinations for Children
November 11, 2021
Vaccinating children who are ages 5 and older can help protect kids and slow the spread of COVID-19 and is another step in getting this pandemic under control. ... read more »
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CDC Study Shows Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents
October 28, 2021
The study found that recipients of two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine proved highly effective in preventing COVID-19 hospitalization among those 12-to-18-years-old. ... read more »
Public Health Calls for More Vaccinations, COVID-19 Rent Relief Program Reaches Milestone
September 16, 2021
While vaccination rates slightly increase, AB 832 is helping households struggling during the pandemic. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
July 8, 2021
The vaccination clinic administered the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 & up. ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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