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L.A. Rams Give Watts Rams Murals, Super Bowl LVI Tickets
February 3, 2022
On Friday, the Los Angeles Rams partnered with Nike to provide the Watts Rams youth football program with surprise gifts. ... read more »
More Black Californians Taking COVID Shot as U.S. Reviews Vaccines for Younger Kids
October 28, 2021
Black Californians have joined Black Americans around the country in closing the COVID-19 vaccine equity gap. ... read more »
Register Now for L.A. County Parks ‘I Matter: Girls Empowerment Conference’
October 7, 2021
All-day event will inspire girls to turn dreams into reality, with fun-filled workshops and a Girl Power Lunch Party! ... 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 »
COVID-19 Rate Among Pregnant Women Rises
August 19, 2021
Public Health urges pregnant women to take vaccine. ... read more »
Hospitals See Numbers Double Due to Delta Surge
August 12, 2021
Public Health is urging that vaccination is important during this time of high transmission. ... read more »
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COMMAND LA BUILDS THE NEXT GENERATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS
August 12, 2021
One of only a handful of African American fire fighters currently in the department to rise to the rank of Assistant Chief in LAFD’s 135 year history ... read more »
Proof of Vaccination is Being Required at Some Workplaces and Private Businesses in Los Angeles
August 5, 2021
The Delta variant surge is creating a proactive wave requiring proof of vaccinations or negative test results in some places. ... read more »
Allyson Felix Sprints for Right to Play
July 29, 2021
Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix committed part of her Tokyo earnings to the organization Right to Play. The non-profit was initially named Olympic Aid and was created by Norwegian Olympian Johann Olav Koss, ... read more »
Delta Variant Continues Surge, California Mandates Vaccine for State Workers
July 29, 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is reporting that the combination of low vaccination rates and unmasked individuals is giving the Delta variant momentum. The state is now calling for workers to get vaccinated or tested weekly. ... read more »
Delta Variant Infection Rates Bring Back Mask Requirements
July 22, 2021
As the Delta variant continues to gain ground, masks are now required indoors regardless of vaccination status. ... read more »
Mitchell Joins LA-Tech to Connect South L.A. Youth with Industry Careers
July 22, 2021
L.A. County Supervisor Holly Mitchell announced a new initiative to connect 100 South L.A. youth to careers in the tech industry. ... read more »
Black children have high rates of tooth decay, but experts say it is easily preventable
July 15, 2021
According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s 2020 Smile Survey, almost half of children have experienced tooth decay. ... read more »
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