Children's Hospital Offering Free COVID-19 and Flu VaccineChildren's Hospital Los Angeles will offer free COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinics every Saturday from Jan. 8 to Jan 22, at three of their Specialty Care Centers located throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
'We're In Crisis Mode:' Staffing Shortages Worry LAFD LeadershipThe virus has been wreaking havoc on the rank and file of the Los Angeles Fire Department with 299 firefighters off duty because of COVID-19, causing worrying staffing shortages so much so that a high-ranking firefighter said they are in the midst of a "severe staffing crisis."
LA County Fire Will Now Allow Trucks To Transport PatientsBecause of the ambulance shortages, LACOFD Chief Daryl Osby has approved an emergency transport policy allowing fire trucks to transport patients, however, very strict criteria must be met before a patient can be transported in County fire vehicles.
LA County Changes Ambulance Dispatches Amid Worker ShortageAs COVID-19 cases skyrocket to unprecedented levels across the region the Los Angeles County Fire Department has adjusted its policy on ambulance dispatches to maintain service to the community.
Seth Meyers Tests Positive For COVID-19, Cancels Show For Rest Of The Week"Late Night" host Seth Meyers has tested positive for COVID-19, the comedian announced Tuesday. Meyers said the shows scheduled for the rest of this week have been canceled, but plans to resume filming January 10.
At-Home COVID Testing For StudentsAs COVID-19 cases continue to surge and with kids returning to school from their holiday break, school districts are offering free at-home testing kits to their students.
COVID Spike Spurs LA's Presiding Judge To Authorize Delay In Criminal TrialsCiting a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, Los Angeles County's presiding judge issued an emergency order Tuesday that authorizes criminal jury trials to be temporarily delayed.
OC COVID-19 Hospitalizations Eclipse Summer SurgeOrange County's COVID-19 hospitalizations have surpassed the number reached during the summer surge -- which was fueled by the contagious Delta variant -- and the figure is nearing the peak from the first wave in the summer of 2020, according to data released Tuesday by the Orange County Health Care Agency.
COVID-Related Pediatric Hospitalizations Nearly Doubled In DecemberBabies and toddlers were amongst the steepest increase of hospitalizations in Los Angeles County, prompting concern from public health officials as in-person is set to resume.
Experts Weigh In On Children Going Back To School While LA COVID Cases SurgeExperts are urging Los Angeles County residents to take safety measures as a surge of COVID cases makes some parents nervous about sending their children back to school after winter break.
Travelers Left Stranded As Staff Shortages Force CancellationsAfter over 2,500 flights were grounded Saturday, thousands of travelers were left stranded at the airport, waiting until their name is called for the next available flight.
LL Cool J Tests Positive For COVID-19, Cancels New Year's Eve PerformanceAfter testing positive for COVID-19, hip-hop singer LL Cool J has canceled his performance in "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022."
Ahead of New Year, LA County Reports Over 20,000 New COVID Cases, More Than Triple Last WeekLos Angeles County health officials reported over 20,000 new cases Thursday, more than triple the number of cases reported last week.
Orange County COVID-19 Hospitalizations And Case Rates SoarOrange County's COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to soar along with case rates, according to data released by the Orange County Health Care Agency.
Kings Set To Resume Play Tuesday Evening Following Three Coronavirus PostponementsThe Los Angeles Kings are scheduled to resume play Tuesday evening by playing host to the Vegas Golden Knights in their first game at the renamed Crypto.com Arena following three coronavirus-related postponements.