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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-locationsPlease 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 CenterTo learn more and sign up for one of the meetings, please visit: http://aniserv.la/Ujpq50ARyHBLA 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-centersWith 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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