Vaccine Mandate For California's Healthcare Workers Criticized Outside Hospital Opening In Loma LindaDozens of people were on hand this weekend at the opening of the new Loma Linda University Medical Center, not to celebrate the hospital’s expansion – but to express their outrage at the new mandate, which requires all healthcare workers to be vaccinated by Sept. 30.
New Order Mandates COVID Vaccinations For Health Care Workers In CaliforniaA new order requires all health care workers across the state of California to be vaccinated against coronavirus as the highly contagious Delta variant continues to spread.
LA County Records Nearly 2,300 New Coronavirus CasesLos Angeles County reported another 2,293 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, which officials said was attributed to the highly contagious Delta variant spreading throughout the country.
LA County Reports 3,600 New COVID Cases As Vaccination Efforts ContinueOn Friday, the county reported 3,606 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths, bringing countywide totals to 1,297,032 positive cases and 24,676 deaths.
Mass Vaccination Site At Long Beach Convention Center Closing Amid Spike In New CasesLong Beach city officials say the mass vaccination site will end operations Friday, more than six months after it opened in January. The site administered more than 215,000 doses since it opened in January, and at its peak had more than 1,160 people working there.
COVID Cases Continue To Rise In LA County, Spread Among Younger Unvaccinated PeopleMore than 3,200 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Los Angeles County on Thursday, which is the highest daily tally since February.
Long Beach To Require All City Employees To Get Vaccinated Or Undergo Weekly COVID TestsLong Beach Mayor Robert Garcia Tuesday announced that all city employees will need to be able to show proof of vaccination or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.
Los Angeles County Libraries To Host COVID-19 Vaccine ClinicsThe Los Angeles County Library will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for everyone 12 years and older at 13 community libraries through Aug. 4.
UCLA Study: Expiration Of Eviction Moratoriums Led To Further Spread Of COVID-19Evictions decreased the ability to social distance because people were forced into crowded housing or homeless shelters, according to the study. They also found the threat of eviction may have forced people to engage in work, exposing them to COVID-19 transmission.
Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test WeeklyVaccine-verification for state employees is expected to start as early as next week, and the system will be implemented over the coming weeks. Compliance for all health-care settings, both public and private, will be expected by Aug. 23 across the state.
LA County COVID Hospitalizations Nearly Double In 2 Weeks, Health Officials Continue To Urge VaccinationHealth officials Monday said the increase was driven by the Delta variant, low vaccination rates in certain communities and intermingling of unmasked individuals.
Stephen Harmon, Corona Man Who Tweeted About Refusing To Get Vaccinated, Dies From COVID-19Three days before his death, Stephen Harmon tweeted, "If you don't have faith that God can heal me over your stupid ventilator then keep the Hell out of my ICU room, there's no room in here for fear or lack of faith!"
Montclair To Require City Employees To Wear Vaccine Stickers To Work Without MasksThe city of Montclair will soon require employees to wear stickers showing they have been vaccinated if they want to work without wearing a face covering.
Orange County Reports Spike In COVID-19 Cases, HospitalizationsOn Thursday, the Orange County Health Care Agency reported 304 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and two new deaths. The daily positivity rate was 3.3%.
Pasadena Indoor Mask Order Goes Into Effect ThursdayStarting Thursday, the city of Pasadena will require everyone to wear a mask at indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status.