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Orange Tier Guidelines Open L.A. County Even More, State on Track to Fully Open in June
April 8, 2021
L.A. County is enjoying more freedom but health officials are steadfast in warning the public to observe health measures. ... read more »
As Cal Drops Age for COVID Shot, Black and Brown Nonprofits Demand Bigger Role
April 8, 2021
A history of racial disparities in the healthcare system has caused issues of mistrust and misinformation in Black and Latino communities, the community organization leaders say. ... read more »
COVID-19 FAQ Tackles Vaccine Hesitancy in the Black/African American Community 
April 8, 2021
Commonly asked questions and answers on vaccine hesitancy and distribution focused on educating, equipping and empowering the Black/African American community with information to help them understand the vaccines and make an informed decision regarding getting vaccinated.  ... read more »
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As L.A. County Moves Through Less Restrictions, Public Health Cautions Businesses
April 1, 2021
Businesses and worksites are being asked to follow all health guidelines to stop further transmission of COVID-19. ... read more »
The Virus, Vaccines and New Variants: Weighing the Threat of a Mutant COVID Strain
April 1, 2021
Health care specialists are keeping their eyes on coronavirus variants that could possibly undermine global efforts to vaccinate people and stem the global crisis ... read more »
Red Tier Guidelines Get an Update as Vaccinations Continue, Grocery Stores Set to Close
March 25, 2021
Public Health makes some modifications for re-openings and mobile vaccine units target hard hit areas. ... read more »
Red Tier Designation Allows Angelenos More Freedom, Public Health Officials Urge to Proceed with Caution
March 18, 2021
Los Angeles County residents are allowed to leave the house for amusement again, but asked to keep health guidelines firmly in place. ... read more »
Biden: States Should Open Vaccinations to All Adults by May 1
March 17, 2021
More than 529,000 Americans have died since the pandemic began, and nearly 30 million have contracted the virus. “We all lost something,” the President declared. “A collective suffering, a collective sacrifice, a year filled with the loss of life. In the loss, we saw how much there was to gain. An appreciation, respect and gratitude,” he uttered. Within his first hours in office, President Biden launched a comprehensive strategy to defeat the pandemic. He noted that in the seven weeks since, the Administration has delivered more than 81 million vaccinations and more people can visit their loved ones again. ... read more »
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The State Slowly Opens Venues as COVID-19 Infection Rates Drop, Vaccinated Individuals Can Gather with Families
March 11, 2021
The State is giving the green light for venues to open again and vaccinated residents can go mask-less around family. ... read more »
COVID-19 Infection Rates Continue to Drop in Los Angeles County, Underserved Communities Remain High Priority
March 4, 2021
As vaccinations continue, COVID-19 infection rates drop, but health officials are still concentrating on hard hit communities. ... read more »
A Question for Black Americans: Vaccine or Body Bag?
February 25, 2021
Today there is a crisis in Black America that is greater than the Tuskegee experiment itself. That experiment for more than 30 years deliberately used Black men as lab rats to test the effects of syphilis on men infected with venereal disease. ... read more »
Schools Re-Open for In-Class Instruction, Public Urged to Stay Vigilant About Guidelines
February 18, 2021
Public health officials are asking the public to continue practicing safety as schools submit their safety plans in order to open. ... 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 »
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 »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 11-17)
February 11, 2021
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 11-17) ... read more / view cartoon »
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