LA County Parks Re-Opens Its Junior Lake Lifeguard ProgramThe Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced Friday that its Junior Lake Lifeguard program will re-open this summer after being canceled last year due to the pandemic.
COVID-19 Mortality Rate 'Shockingly' Higher For LA County's Black, Latino Men; Also Have Much Lower Rates Of VaccinationEven with rather similar case rates between men and women, Los Angeles County Public Health officials say the COVID-19 mortality rate among men is nearly double, at 289 deaths per 100,000, than that of women, which is 153 deaths per 100,000.
Indoor Sports Events, Theater Performances, Concerts Can Resume Thursday In Los Angeles CountyLos Angeles County’s guidelines will be stricter than those released by the state earlier this month.
Applications Open For Up To $9,000 Of FEMA Funeral AssistanceA maximum amount of $9,000 per funeral is being made available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) COVID-19 Funeral Assistance program.
City Of LA Expands Eligibility To Residents 16 And Older, County Announces New Household Vaccination EffortLos Angeles city residents age 16 and older can already start making appointments to get vaccinated through the city's registration portal, though the appointments will not be until Tuesday at the earliest.
COVID Vaccine To Be In Short Supply Next Week Just As Residents 16 And Older Become EligibleThe drop-off in L.A. County's supply of single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines is the primary reason for the decreased availability.
COVID Hospitalizations Stabilizing Across Southland After Weeks Of DeclinesAfter weeks of steady declines, COVID-19 hospitalizations have started to level off across the Southland.
COVID Hospitalizations Below 600 In LA County, Under 100 In RiversideCounties across the Southland reported significant decreases in COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, with Los Angeles County reporting 591 and Riverside reporting 97 total admissions Monday.
LA County Releases Updated Health Order; San Bernardino, Ventura Prepare For Possible Move To Orange TierLos Angeles County Friday released an updated health order allowing for loosened restrictions come Monday, as San Bernardino and Ventura counties prepared for a possible move to the state's less-restrictive orange tier.
COVID Hospitalizations Continue To Fall Across SouthlandOn the day California expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents age 50 and older, most local counties reported continued decreases in hospitalizations.
More Than 4M Vaccine Doses Administered In LA County; San Bernardino Surpasses 4K COVID DeathsLos Angeles County Wednesday reported more than 4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered, while San Bernardino reported it had surpassed 4,000 total coronavirus deaths.
COVID-19 Positivity, Case Rates Fall Across Southern CaliforniaAcross the Southland, COVID-19 case and positivity rates continued to decline Tuesday.
San Bernardino Closing In On 4K Total COVID-19 Deaths, Ventura Nearing 1KSan Bernardino County Monday closed in on 4,000 total COVID-19 deaths, while Ventura County neared 1,000. Los Angeles County previously surpassed 23,000 total coronavirus fatalities.
COVID Hospitalizations Fall Below 700 In LA County, OC Surpasses 250K Total CasesThe number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Los Angeles County fell below 700 on Friday — the first time since last October — while Orange County surpassed 250,000 total coronavirus cases.
LA County Surpasses 23K Total COVID-19 Deaths, OC Nears 250K CasesLos Angeles County Thursday surpassed 23,000 total COVID-19 deaths as Orange County neared 250,000 total cases.