Ferrer Says LA County Could Begin Vaccinating Teachers In Coming WeeksDr. Barbara Ferrer, county public health director, told the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday that teachers could start getting COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks.
Fallout Continues After Violent Encounter Between Health Inspectors, Police, El Monte Street VendorsThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said the inspectors were investigating reports of food vendors operating without permits.
Beverly Hills Council Adopts Resolution Opposing LA County Health Order Prohibiting Outdoor DiningCiting a detrimental impact to local businesses and an alleged lack of scientific evidence used by the county, the resolution demands that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors repeal the order.
'We Have To Do Something': Smaller Cities Consider Breaking Away From LA County's Health DepartmentSeveral cities Tuesday were considering breaking away from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and establishing their own after the latest round of coronavirus restrictions went into effect.
County Orders Continued Closure Of Los Angeles Apparel's South LA Factory After Coronavirus OutbreakAccording to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, more than 300 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 and four died from the virus.
1,000 LA County Residents Who Recently Traveled To Mainland China Being Tracked By Health OfficialsThose being tracked are Los Angeles County residents who have traveled to mainland China over the past 14 days, and came back through LAX, Ferrer told the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
'Very Possible' LA County Sees At Least One Coronavirus Case: Health OfficialThe director of the Department of Public Health said given the number of people traveling between the Southland and China, the county remains prepared to respond to any cases that may emerge.
Lead Testing Offered For Residents Living, Working Near Vernon Battery Recycling PlantLos Angeles County Department of Public Health officials made the announcement on Wednesday in the wake of increased fears over reported arsenic and lead leaks from the Exide Technologies facility.
Group Rallies For Legalization Of Street Vendors In LAA group rallied in Koreatown Thursday night to support the legalization of street food vendors in Los Angeles.
LA County Health Officials Asked To Investigate Alleged Porn Industry Syphilis CaseLos Angeles County health officials have been asked to investigate a report by an adult film industry blogger that a "male porn performer" tested positive for syphilis and about 15 others may have also been exposed.
Plague-Stricken Squirrel Prompts Closure Of Campground In Angeles National ForestA squirrel that tested positive for plague prompted the days-long closure of a campground in the Angeles National Forest.
1 Person At Whittier High School Tests Positive For TBStudents and teachers at a high school in Whittier are on high alert after it was discovered someone associated with the campus contracted tuberculosis.
Officials Issue Do-Not-Drink Order After Body Of Elisa Lam Found In Hotel Water TankHealth officials have issued a do-not-drink order at a downtown Los Angeles hotel where a missing Canadian woman's body was found in the rooftop water supply.
Huell Howser Died Of Prostate CancerLongtime TV host Huell Howser died after a battle with prostate cancer, according to an official death certificate obtained by TMZ.
LA County Department Of Public Health Issues Cold Weather AdvisoryChilling temperatures in the Antelope Valley prompted the Los Angeles County Public Health Department Tuesday to issue a cold weather advisory.