LA County Supervisors Ratify Emergency COVID Vaccination Order To Include Exemptions, Testing OptionsThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified an emergency order Tuesday that mandates all county employees provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 by Oct. 1, but left open the possibility of exemptions and testing rather than vaccines for some employees.
LA Superior Court Will Require Employees Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19Los Angeles County’s Superior Court announced Thursday that all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 once a vaccine receives final government approval.
Man Fatally Shot In Lancaster; Probe Underway Authorities on Sunday continued to investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Lancaster.
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.
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.
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.
Research Shows Little Change In People Unwilling To Get Vaccinated Despite Rising COVID-19 CasesWith coronavirus cases rising across the nation, especially as the more transmissible Delta variant spreads, many are frustrated that some still choose not to get vaccinated.
Indoor Mask Mandate In Effect As COVID 19 Cases Climb In LA CountyDue to the climbing numbers of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, residents are now having to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
SoCal Doctors Encourage Vaccination As COVID Cases Climb At Alarming PaceOn Friday, L.A. County reported 1,902 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, a 700% increase in the number of daily cases reported in just one month. There were also six new deaths reported.
Los Angeles County Supervisors Urge State Leaders To Pay Reparations to Local Victims Of Forced SterilizationThe motion urges state leaders to fund the reparations, but also explores the county’s ability to do so if the state does not expand its plans to pay reparations to victims of sterilizations that occurred outside of state facilities.
Rare Breakthrough COVID Cases Show Vaccines' Effectiveness At Preventing Severe IllnessWhile the vaccines are not 100% effective in preventing infection, doctors said they still have a dramatic effect on reducing the severity of the virus in rare breakthrough cases.
LA County Reports More Than 1,000 New COVID Cases For 4th Consecutive DayOn Monday, health officials reported 1,059 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and one additional death, bringing countywide totals to 1,258,685 cases and 24,543 deaths.
LA County Reports More Than 1,000 New COVID-19 CasesThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Friday reported 1,107 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. Last Friday, the county reported 549 new cases.
New COVID-19 Cases Up 165% In Los Angeles CountyTesting positivity has doubled to 2.5%, and the rate of new daily cases is now 3.47 per 100,000 residents, up from 1.74 last week. Another 11 deaths were also reported.
Appeals Court Hears Arguments In City's Bid To Vacate Ruling That All Skid Row Residents Be Offered Shelter By OctoberA federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday in the city and county of Los Angeles' bid to vacate a judge's order forcing the city to offer shelter to every homeless person on Skid Row by the middle of October.