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California Health Corps Sees 25K Professionals Volunteer in First Day
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California Health Corps Sees 25K Professionals Volunteer in First Day

Medical doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, behavioral health scientists, pharmacists, EMTs, medical and administrative assistants, certified nursing assistants all needed Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday launched a major new initiative to expand California’s health care workforce and recruit health care professionals to address the COVID-19 surge. Health care professionals with an active license, public health professionals, medical…

Governor Newsom Grants Additional Relief for Business Taxpayers
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Governor Newsom Grants Additional Relief for Business Taxpayers

Small businesses now have until July 31, 2020 to file first quarter returns In accordance with the executive order issued by Governor Newsom Monday night to expand tax relief for small business taxpayers, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced Tuesday that all small businesses will have an additional three months to…

Governor Newsom Establishes Statewide Moratorium on Evictions
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Governor Newsom Establishes Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

The order will apply through May 31, 2020 Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an executive order banning the enforcement of eviction orders for renters affected by COVID-19 through May 31, 2020. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also…

L.A. County Beaches Closed Due to Covid-19
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L.A. County Beaches Closed Due to Covid-19

Los Angeles County beaches and beach facilities were closed to the public Friday in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. By order of the Health Officer, all beaches, beach facilities and beach accessways will be closed through April 19, when the order expires. Department of Beaches and Harbors (DBH) crews began closing the…

L.A. County Provides Mental Health Resources During Covid-19
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L.A. County Provides Mental Health Resources During Covid-19

Taking care of mental health needs and maintaining a sense of connectedness with others is extremely important during the COVID-19 health crisis. The County of Los Angeles continues to provide resources and help to support residents as they follow the Safer at Home health order. “With the uncertainties surrounding coronavirus and the challenges of managing such significant…

L.A. County Issues New Orders Directing Self-Quarantine & Self-Isolation
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L.A. County Issues New Orders Directing Self-Quarantine & Self-Isolation

On Wednesday, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, protect vulnerable individuals, and prevent the Los Angeles County healthcare system from being overwhelmed, the L.A. County Health Officer issued two new separate orders: Self-quarantine of anyone exposed to an individual diagnosed with or likely to have COVID-19. Self-isolation of anyone diagnosed with or showing symptoms…

40 Million Californians Ordered to Stay at Home
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40 Million Californians Ordered to Stay at Home

Unprecedented measures close nonessential businesses By Terry Miller The governor of California and local mayors, including Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek who just returned from Africa, held separate press conferences Thursday evening to address the COVID-19 crisis that has enveloped our nation and the rest of the world. The new order(s) which were quickly adopted by…

Read the ‘Safer at Home Order’ for Control of COVID-19
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Read the ‘Safer at Home Order’ for Control of COVID-19

Find the text of the “Safer at Home” order issued by Los Angeles County below. Please read this Order carefully. Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a crime punishable by fine, Imprisonment, or both (California Health and Safety Code § 120295, Los Angeles County Code § 11.02.080.) SUMMARY OF THE ORDER:…

What You Need to Know About Pets and COVID-19
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What You Need to Know About Pets and COVID-19

Wondering what COVID-19 means for the animals in your life? The Department of Animal Care and Control has the information you need: The primary concern of Covid-19 is for human health. Dogs and cats have their own coronavirus that is NOT the same virus as COVID-19. There is no current evidence that you will get…

Covid-19 Changes the Way We Think and Act
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Covid-19 Changes the Way We Think and Act

Life’s restricted, schools and restaurants are closed, and our reality has altered By Terry Miller Scores of schools and businesses through Los Angeles County are being forced to shut their doors due to the coronavirus, Covid-19. Many businesses are furloughing some staff in the wake of the outbreak that has affected every one of us…

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