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L.A. County Residents 65 and Older Can Now Register for COVID-19 Vaccines
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L.A. County Residents 65 and Older Can Now Register for COVID-19 Vaccines

Los Angeles County residents who are 65 years old and older can now register for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, though supply remains an issue. Residents should visit VaccinateLACounty.com to schedule their appointments, which will begin Wednesday. Residents who don’t have computer access may call (833) 540-0473 between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. for assistance with reservations. The vaccine…

Nearly All L.A. County Skilled Nursing Facilities Administered First Doses of COVID Vaccine
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Nearly All L.A. County Skilled Nursing Facilities Administered First Doses of COVID Vaccine

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported Monday that 335 of 340 (nearly 99%) of all skilled nursing facilities in the county received and administered their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  Nearly 39,000 doses have been administered to staff and residents. The remaining facilities are currently vaccinating or are scheduling vaccinations this week….

L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship
Education

L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship

California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to apply for its 2021 College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities. “We realize that managing the costs of…

L.A. County Sees Nearly 2K COVID-19 Deaths in One Week
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L.A. County Sees Nearly 2K COVID-19 Deaths in One Week

Los Angeles County has tragically experienced nearly 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in just a week and marked another grim milestone of recording more than 13,000 total COVID-19 deaths.  Thursday, Public Health confirmed 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19. According to new modeling data, about one in 115 Los Angeles County residents are currently infectious…

L.A. County Not Yet Offering Vaccines to Seniors 65 and Older
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L.A. County Not Yet Offering Vaccines to Seniors 65 and Older

By Jordan Green and Fabiola Diaz After Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that seniors 65 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health clarified that the county will not immediately be able to do so. “The current priority is to complete vaccination of Phase 1A…

Career Corner: Making Lemonade
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Career Corner: Making Lemonade

By Angela Copeland As the pandemic continues to rage on in the United States, many of us have felt locked indoors. We’ve felt isolated. It’s been lonely. It’s scary. This is especially true for anyone who is living away from their loved ones. It can be hard to get help with things when you need…

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