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L.A. County Reducing Community COVID Testing Sites
Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Los Angeles County Department of Health Services announce a shift in availability of widespread free COVID-19 testing as COVID-19 moves beyond crisis mode. L.A. County, California, and the nation have entered a less turbulent phase of the pandemic and therefore...

New ‘Pick-Up Testing Kit’ Program to Help Meet COVID Testing Demand
Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services has launched a new program designed to increase and facilitate access to COVID-19 tests for L.A. County residents unable to obtain appointments. The program will allow residents to pick up a PCR test kit, perform the test and return the completed kit to...

County Expands COVID-19 Testing Capacity to Meet Holiday Surge Demand
Friday, Dec 24, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services announced it is prepared to deliver an urgent expansion of the County’s free COVID-19 testing services amidst Holiday demand effective Friday, Dec. 24. Demand for COVID-19 testing is steadily increasing as County residents rush to get tested before...

L.A. County to Quit Using Curative COVID-19 PCR Tests
Monday, Jan 11, 2021

As a precaution, the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services will discontinue using the Curative COVID-19 PCR test at county-supported pop-up testing sites. The change, which will take place this week, comes after a review of the data that prompted the recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

L.A. County DHS: L.A. Times Story About Specialty Care ‘Misleading’
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday published what the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services called a “misleading” article about the county’s specialty care system. In a statement Wednesday afternoon, DHS officials said the article was “a misleading and sensationalistic...

iPad Donation Grants County’s Isolated COVID-19 Patients Virtual Family Visits
Thursday, May 7, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is pleased to announce the donation of 300 iPads to its four hospitals to facilitate patient-family communication during the COVID-19 pandemic. This generous gift is through a partnership with the Annenberg Foundation, Brilliant Corners, and...

Data Show Safer at Home Order Slowing Rate of COVID-19 Transmission
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) released Friday its COVID-19 Hospital Demand Modeling Projections showing that physical distancing is slowing the rate of COVID-19 transmission in the county. The projections indicate that if current levels of physical distancing are not maintained,...

County Health Services Contractor Notifying Patients of Recent Data Breach
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

A Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) contractor, the Nemadji Research Corporation, is notifying patients about a “phishing attack” that exposed the personal information of 14,591 patients. Nemadji’s work for DHS consists of identifying and verifying patient eligibility for...

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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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