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LACo Reports 27 New COVID-19 Deaths, 1,725 New Cases
September 15, 2021
Los Angeles County reported another 27 COVID-19 deaths today, while hospitalizations due to the virus dropped again. The 27 fatalities lifted the countywide death toll from the virus to 25,713. The county also reported 1,725 new cases, giving the county a cumulative total from throughout the pandemic of 1,435,163. ... read more »
LAUSD Board Votes To Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students Over 12
September 11, 2021
All eligible Los Angeles Unified students aged 12 and over will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend in- person classes under a policy unanimously approved by the district’s Board of Education today, ... read more »
Gov. Thanks Californians: More than 80 Percent of Us Have Now Taken at Least One COVID Shot
September 9, 2021
On Aug. 31, California Gov. Gavin Newsom held a press conference at a vaccination clinic in Oakland to thank the majority of Californians for receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. ... read more »
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Public Health Modifies Guidelines for Youth Sports in L.A. County
September 2, 2021
Weekly testing is being recommended for youth 12 and older depending on circumstances. ... read more »
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, Public Health Stress Social Measures to Stay Safe
August 26, 2021
The Pfizer vaccine is now licensed and approved for prevention of COVID-19. ... read more »
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine, Public Health Stress Social Measures to Stay Safe
August 26, 2021
Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the license for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease for individuals 16 and older. The licensing approval was announced after another thorough evaluation of safety and effectiveness. Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, a Los Angeles County Health Officer, is grateful for the approval and hopes it will ease the minds of those concerned about taking the vaccine. ... read more »
Let Us Be Summertime Smart
June 24, 2021
Last week I wrote about the celebration of two memorable days in the month of June, Juneteenth and Father’s Day.  ... read more »
Calif Govt Still Has Plenty of Goodies to Encourage People to Get Vaccinated
June 24, 2021
There are a host of prizes still available ... read more »
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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 »
What California Can Learn from COVID Hotspots India and Brazil
June 3, 2021
According to doctors on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in countries such as Brazil and India – where the global crisis has been most intense. ... read more »
NAACP Launches ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’
May 20, 2021
The NAACP has commissioned proprietary research, which will be featured and updated bi-monthly, taking a consistent pulse of Black America’s status and progress as we collectively progress toward full recovery. African Americans surveyed have expressed ongoing concerns about the vaccines, the rise of COVID-19 variants, public adherence to guidelines, jobs availability, safely returning to work and other factors affecting their daily lives. The key learnings from this exclusive polling will serve to fill in the information gaps, and further strengthen our communities as they build back given the expressed need for reliable updates on the factors impacting their daily lives over the coming year. ... read more »
How COVID-19 vaccines will work for kids in US
May 14, 2021
Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus. ... 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 »
FEMA’s impression on Los Angeles community vaccination
April 22, 2021
The site orchestrated by FEMA and the state of California was part of a pilot program to vaccinate hardest-hit communities ... read more »
“Vaccines and “The Mark” (Part 1)
April 22, 2021
Ask Dr. Jeanette tm Success On “The Way” ... read more »
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