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Los Angeles County Temporary Eviction Moratorium Extended to July 31
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Los Angeles County Temporary Eviction Moratorium Extended to July 31

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued an executive order which extends an existing temporary moratorium on evictions in parts of Los Angeles County in response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 health emergency. The eviction moratorium, which can be extended on a month-to-month basis, will remain in place until July 31, 2020 The temporary eviction…

Governor Newsom Declares Budget Emergency to Help California’s Response to COVID-19
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Governor Newsom Declares Budget Emergency to Help California’s Response to COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a budget emergency on Thursday to make additional resources available to fund the state’s ongoing emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the availability of funding for personal protective equipment, medical equipment and other expenditures as necessary to support a potential hospital surge and provide necessary services to vulnerable populations. The proclamation clears…

L.A. County Public Health Director Responds to Death Threats
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L.A. County Public Health Director Responds to Death Threats

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer addressed death threats she has received during Monday’s COVID-19 briefing. “I, like hundreds of other health officials across the county, have in fact received threats and have in fact received a lot of hate mail. For me, it goes back to March. The threats were in…

Mental Health Resources for Latinx Communities in L.A. County Affected by COVID-19
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Mental Health Resources for Latinx Communities in L.A. County Affected by COVID-19

In response to a growing body of data showing an increased need for COVID-19-related mental health services, L.A. County has announced specific resources for Latinx communities. The County’s Department of Mental Health (DMH), in partnership with the UCLA Hispanic Neuropsychiatric Center of Excellence, is building up a team of 150 Spanish-speaking “promotores” — messengers who…

Nail Salons, Spas, Tattoo Shops, Casinos, Bars and Wineries Can Reopen in L.A. County
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Nail Salons, Spas, Tattoo Shops, Casinos, Bars and Wineries Can Reopen in L.A. County

Los Angeles County is reopening additional personal and recreational services to residents including nail salons, bars and casinos. The announcement comes as overall case counts increase, though officials attribute that to more widespread testing, and there is more community transmission. However, officials reiterate that the county continues to see steady decreases in the rate of…

California Public Health Officials Order Masks Statewide
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California Public Health Officials Order Masks Statewide

The California Department of Public Health released updated guidance that requires Californians to wear a face covering in high-risk settings. A growing body of scientific research has shown that people with no or few symptoms of COVID-19 can still spread the disease and that the use of face coverings, combined with physical distancing and frequent hand…

L.A. County Moves to Reopen Gyms, Professional Sports and Museums
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L.A. County Moves to Reopen Gyms, Professional Sports and Museums

Editor’s Note: A previous version of the article stated that Public Health issued guidance on schools in the Health Officer Order. That was incorrect. Public Health has not offered guidance on schools in the Health Officer Order. Los Angeles County is reopening day camps, fitness centers, spectator-free professional sports, museums, campgrounds and entertainment production. On…

Governor Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19
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Governor Signs Executive Order on Actions in Response to COVID-19

On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to help increase the availability of over-the-counter drugs, such as hand sanitizer, and medical devices, such as respirators, ventilators and masks, which are in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The order allows the temporary manufacture of over-the-counter drugs and medical devices by firms not currently licensed by…

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