CDC Study: LA County's Unvaccinated 29 Times More Likely To Be Hospitalized Than Fully Vaccinated PeopleThe vast majority were people who were infected with COVID-19 this summer were unvaccinated – 30,801, or 71.4% -- particularly among those under the age of 50.
Strong Surf Expected To Pound LA, OC Coast Through SaturdayEntering the ocean could be particularly treacherous this weekend due to a strong swell that'll continue through Saturday night while causing rip currents.
More West Nile Virus Activity Confirmed Throughout LA CountyTen new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, officials announced Friday.
Grim Milestone: Los Angeles County Surpasses 25,000 Deaths From COVID-19In Thursday’s briefing, the county reported 35 new COVID deaths, pushing the county’s total to 25,002. COVID has now surpassed stroke, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease as a leading cause of death, according to Los Angeles County Public Health.
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.