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Testing Capacity Expands at L.A. County-Supported Sites
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Testing Capacity Expands at L.A. County-Supported Sites

As the need for COVID-19 testing continues to rise, the County of Los Angeles is expanding testing capacity at current sites and opening new sites in high-need areas. Due to this expansion, county-supported testing sites will have the capacity to test up to 55,000 residents a week.    Appointments are available at the following county-operated…

Mosquito Control Officials Confirm West Nile Virus Activity in SGV
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Mosquito Control Officials Confirm West Nile Virus Activity in SGV

The first indication of West Nile virus (WNV) in the San Gabriel Valley has been detected in a sample of mosquitoes from the city of Pomona. The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) routinely monitors populations of adult mosquitoes using traps and tests groups of adult female mosquitoes for the presence of…

Public Health Cautiously Optimistic that L.A. County is On the Right Path
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Public Health Cautiously Optimistic that L.A. County is On the Right Path

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) expressed cautious optimism Monday that community spread of COVID-19 in L.A. County has slowed and that other key indicators are stabilizing.  The positive trends can be attributed to a variety of things, including the decreased opportunities for transmission, particularly in high-risk settings. Several weeks ago,…

Voluntary Text-based Survey to Research COVID-19 Across L.A. County
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Voluntary Text-based Survey to Research COVID-19 Across L.A. County

The Los County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is launching Angelenos in Action, a text-based survey to monitor COVID-19 symptoms across L.A. County aimed at capturing potential spikes and trends in real-time to assist Public Health workers appropriately allocate resources to affected communities. Adults (18 years and older) living in Los Angeles County, who have…

First West Nile Virus Cases reported in L.A. County
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First West Nile Virus Cases reported in L.A. County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has identified the first two cases of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2020 season (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena as cases identified in those cities are reported by their local health departments). An older adult with no underlying…

California Sues Trump to Ensure Undocumented Immigrants are Counted in Congressional Apportionment
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California Sues Trump to Ensure Undocumented Immigrants are Counted in Congressional Apportionment

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra — joined by the cities of Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Oakland, as well as the Los Angeles Unified School District — filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Trump administration over attempts to keep undocumented immigrants from being counted when congressional districts are redrawn following the 2020 Census. A…

Newsom Announces Unemployment Agency Strike Team, Reforms
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Newsom Announces Unemployment Agency Strike Team, Reforms

Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of an Employment Development Department (EDD) strike team, and a “renewed focus” on processing unpaid claims. “There should be no barriers between Californians and the benefits they have earned,” said Newsom in a press releases issued Wednesday afternoon. “Unprecedented demand due to job loss during this pandemic paired…

L.A. County Allocates $15M for Childcare Vouchers for Essential Workers and Low-Income Families
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L.A. County Allocates $15M for Childcare Vouchers for Essential Workers and Low-Income Families

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has allocated $15 million in CARES Act funding for childcare vouchers that will help essential workers and low-income families in the county. In partnership with the Los Angeles County Early Childhood Education COVID-19 Response Team, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will support the funding…

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