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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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Meetings to Discuss Strategies to Re-Open West Valley Animal Services Center

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LA Animal Services Announces Meetings to Discuss Proposal to Re-open West Valley Animal Services Center To learn more and sign up for one of the meetings, please visit: http://aniserv.la/Ujpq50ARyHB LA Animal Services wants your valuable input to help plan a future in which we can do even more for animals and people in the City of LA. Share your thoughts and ideas with them! Please t...
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Increased COVID-19 Testing for CD6 Begins Today

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Dear Friends: As we continue to work together to stop the spread of the virus and get off the state’s COVID-19 watchlist, we all need to be mindful of the basic precautions that save lives: wear your mask, wash your hands and practice social distancing. We also need to do a lot better in providing more access to testing and resources to low-income communities, with Latinos dying at twice the ra...
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COVID-19 Testing

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Residents who need a COVID-19 test can call their primary care provider or healthcare center to request one. Free testing by appointment is also available, with priority given to people experiencing symptoms or to certain critical front-line workers who interact with the public. Click here to find a testing center near you and register.
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Covid-19 Drive-Up Testing in the San Fernando Valley (Video)

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Hello Community Members and Valley Residents, Anyone who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms can be tested for free at any one of 3 test sites set up in the San Fernando Valley. Please see the link below to a LA City video on COVID-19 Mobile Drive-Up Testing. The video was customized for Our Valley Community by videographer Mark Hovater. Yesterday, Mark went to the only 3 locations for the San Fernan...
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L.A. County Launches Free Delivery Service for Seniors, Other Vulnerable Individuals during Covid-19 Pandemic

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Hello all, Please see the announcement of a new LA County program launched to help seniors and others vulnerable to COVID-19: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the California Safer at Home Initiative, a temporary free grocery delivery program for seniors and people with disabilities was launched in Los Angeles County to help residents with disabilities and who are more vulnerable to the C...
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What You Need to Know About the Angeleno Card

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Info can be found at https://hcidla2.lacity.org/family-source-centers With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard's City Possible network in amounts determined according to the following table: (more…)
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Eviction Regulations, Rent Freeze, and Related Issues for Angeleno Tenants and Landlords During the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic

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Here are the most frequently asked questions related to the City Council and the Mayor's actions affecting Angeleno tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic. WHAT HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AS OF THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020? Renters who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can stay in their homes due to an eviction protection ordinance!  The emergency citywide ordinance th...
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Government Resources for Relief Due to COVID-19

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FEDERAL UPDATE: Friday afternoon, President Trump signed the CARES Act - a $2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide relief to many groups affected by the coronavirus. This plan will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus by providing stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, differe...
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Lake Balboa Senior Lead Officers Begin Actions to Help Check up on Older Patients

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The COVID-19 coronavirus appears to have serious health implications for the elderly who are at the highest risk of dying from coronavirus and a syndrome called acute respiratory distress. Experts have recommended aggressive precautions for our elderly including actions to limit face-to-face exposure. LAPD has issued a list of new guidelines and equipment to officers for dealing with the COVID-19...
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