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VaxFacts from the Mayor – May 7, 2021

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It’s never been easier to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Los Angeles. For the first time, the City has opened up appointment-free options for vaccinations, and we’ve moved more doses to walk-up centers and mobile clinics — all part of our ongoing effort to bring these life-saving vaccines directly into communities and make getting a shot as quick, accessible, and safe as possible. With v...
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VaxFacts from the Mayor – April 12, 2021

VaxFacts from the Mayor – April 12, 2021
Good news: Beginning tomorrow, every Californian 50 years and older will be eligible to get a vaccine –– bringing our state, our city, and our communities a step closer to ending this pandemic. If you're eligible for a vaccine, you can book your appointment. This milestone comes as many regions in the United States contend with a new surge of coronavirus infections –– largely driven by the more...
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VaxFacts from the Mayor – March 31, 2021

Last week, Arsenio Hall, Danny Trejo, and Magic Johnson got vaccinated at the University of Southern California (USC).
Good news: Beginning tomorrow, every Californian 50 years and older will be eligible to get a vaccine –– bringing our state, our city, and our communities a step closer to ending this pandemic. If you're eligible for a vaccine, you can book your appointment. This milestone comes as many regions in the United States contend with a new surge of coronavirus infections –– largely driven by the more...
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Emergency Rental Assistance Program Opens March 30th!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 26, 2021 Media Contact: Sandra Mendoza | sandra.mendoza@lacity.org THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES 2021 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OPENS MARCH 30TH to assist low-income renters who have been economically impacted by COVID-19 LOS ANGELES – The City of Los Angeles’ Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) announced today that the City’s Emergency ...
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VaxFacts from the Mayor – March 16, 2021

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This week marks another milestone in our vaccination effort in Los Angeles. Beginning yesterday, people with certain severe underlying health conditions are eligible to be vaccinated. Vaccines are now also open to veterans of all ages who are eligible for VA healthcare and enrolled with the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. And this week, we will offer approximately 55,000 first dose...
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VaxFacts from the Mayor – March 11, 2021

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Every day, there are more signs of progress in our battle against COVID-19. We’re administering more vaccines across Los Angeles, including through mobile clinics in L.A.’s hardest-hit areas. This week, the City began deploying the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine alongside the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines –– and vaccination appointments are still open at City-run sites. At the same tim...
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Vax Facts from the Mayor – March 4, 2021

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Tonight I announced several important updates to our vaccination effort in Los Angeles –– including the deployment of vaccination teams directly to homebound Angelenos and a partnership with Uber to provide free rides for South L.A. residents to our new USC vaccination site opening on Tuesday, March 9th. These critical programs build on our commitment to equity and promise to deliver lifesaving...
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Vax Facts from the Mayor – February 28, 2021

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Good news: vaccine eligibility is expanding. Starting tomorrow March 1, we’ll update our City of Los Angeles vaccination portal to allow those in Tier 1B –– workers in food and agriculture, education and childcare, and emergency services and first responders –– to make first dose appointments at City sites. We’re making this change to provide life-saving vaccines to essential workers who have ser...
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Vax Facts from the Mayor

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Here are the facts you need to know: STAY INFORMED: It can be challenging to keep up with ever-changing vaccine news. Get key information by signing up for email updates from the L.A. County Department of Public Health. Tell your friends and family to sign up for this VaxFacts newsletter or follow us at @MayorOfLA on Twitter. You can check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more. NOTI...
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Super Bowl and COVID-19 Safety

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Don't be a Super Bowl Super Spreader! LA County went from fewer than 2,000 cases a day to almost 20,000 after people gathered during Christmas and New Years. That number has dropped dramatically in recent days. We can continue to knock down the virus, or we can jolt it back to life with thousands of Super Spreader Super Bowl parties across the City. Our local teams, the Rams and Chargers ...
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How to Get a Vaccine Appointment in Los Angeles

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Here are the vaccine facts you need to know: ELIGIBLE NOW: All L.A. residents 65 and older are now eligible for the vaccine in L.A. County, joining healthcare workers, certain essential frontline workers, and residents and staff of skilled nursing facilities on the list of those who can currently get vaccinated. You don’t have to live in the city to come to one of our sites, and if you are a Ci...
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Los Angeles County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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To make an appointment to receive a vaccine, click here. Throughout this pandemic, we have all held out hope for the development of a safe and effective vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus. Last month, we received the much-awaited good news of two new drugs receiving approval from the FDA. The production and distribution of these vaccines are critical resources in our ongoing battle aga...
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CSUN Vaccine Site Video

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Here's the link to the CSUN Covid-19 Vaccine site. You need to have an appointment so go to:  www.vaccinatelacounty.com   to get your FREE Vaccine. Starting January 20th, 65-year-olds can get signed up for the Vaccine. Make sure when you go to enter off Reseda Blvd. & Plummer Street, it's the only way into the site. Stay safe! Video courtesy of Mark Hovater. ...
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SoCal Residents: Here’s How To Figure Out When And Where You Can Get The Vaccine

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From LAist. Click here for the original article. In case you missed it, the state of California is now allowing those 65 and older to get the COVID-19 vaccine. But in Los Angeles County, health officials say they aren't ready to immunize people in that age group until February at the earliest (they simply don't have enough vaccine). Meanwhile, Long Beach, as well as Orange, San Bernardino, and...
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Public Health to Modify Health Officer Order as ICU Capacity Falls Below 15% in Southern California

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L.A. County Surpasses 10,000 Daily COVID-19 Cases for the First Time as Hospitalizations Continue to Surge COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Continue to Break Records - 23 New Deaths and 10,528 New Positive Cases of Confirmed COVID-19 in Los Angeles County The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) today released the latest data on COVID-19. L.A County shatters the prev...
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SoCal Coronavirus Shutdown Issued As ICU Bed Capacity Diminishes

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As California's intensive care unit capacity sunk below 15% for a second day, the state imposed a sweeping stay-home order for 11 counties. Another drop in intensive care unit beds triggered a sweeping stay-at-home order in Southern California, state officials announced Saturday. The new restrictions will shutter businesses and recreational areas across 11 counties Sunday night. The ...
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14-Day CA Quarantine Called For Travelers, Residents

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The state is taking aim at non-essential travel amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state public health officials issued a travel advisory Friday morning, asking anyone arriving in the Golden State after recreational travel to self-quarantine for 14 days. This comes after California just reported a "sobering threshold" of 1 million...
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Can’t drive to a COVID testing site? Mobile pop-up testing sites now available

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The Los Angeles City Mobile Testing Group is bringing COVID-19 testing to communities throughout the City for people who are unable to drive to a testing site. Testing is walk up only. No appointment is necessary, but you can see a list of dates and locations, and register for a test here: https://corona-virus.LA/mobile-pop-covid-19-testing-locations Please be sure to bring your insurance info...
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