Los Angeles County’s revised “Safer at Home” Health Order issued Saturday further restricts gatherings and non-essential businesses and calls for enforcement by the Sheriff’s Department with misdemeanor penalties for violators.
The beefed-up order from Public Health Officer Muntu...
Following a recent death of a Los Angeles County resident potentially related to the use of e-cigarettes, the county Department of Public Health is issuing a warning to residents about the use of these devices as potentially harmful to proper lung function.
To date, there have been 12 reports of vaping-associated...
Once again, Wednesday air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley was unhealthy for sensitive individuals and will be unhealthy for all on Thursday, according to the latest update from the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
The alert also warns of air quality unhealthy for sensitive individuals...
Air quality will be unhealthy for all individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, according to the South Coast AQMD’s forecast.
The AQMD’s latest alert also applies to sensitive individuals in the Antelope Valley, the San Gabriel Mountains and the west San Fernando Valley.
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has alerted residents of local mountains and the Antelope Valley to continuing cold temperatures through Thursday.
The county’s latest cold weather alert follows the NWS’s forecast of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees for the AV and local mountains.
The top Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended and expanded a cold weather alert for areas of the county due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures into next week.
Wind chill temperatures are expected to dip below 32 degrees Fahrenheit in these areas:
* Antelope Valley...
Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, former County Health Officer and Director of the Alameda County Public Health Department, was sworn in Monday morning as the new Los Angeles County Health Officer.
A noted national advocate on elevating and implementing health equity framework within government agencies, Davis received...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Wednesday called on California’s cross-sector partners to accelerate investments that can help all California students access the technology they need to succeed academically in all educational settings.
A task force led by the Los Angeles County Office of Education on Wednesday released a schools reopening plan for the 2020-21 academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the physical closure in March of all K-12 campuses in the region.
During his weekly virtual press conference on Wednesday, May 27, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva outlined why staffing levels matter and how he views being provided an inadequate budget affects staffing.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 933 new cases of COVID-19 and 53 new deaths due to the virus countywide, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two new deaths, bringing the SCV's total fatalities to 20.
The Canyon Theatre Guild, an iconic nonprofit arts organization based in Old Town Newhall, is celebrating its 50th anniversary which includes five $500 scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education.
As Los Angeles County hit the milestone of having helped 3,000 homeless people move from the streets into Project Roomkey hotels and motels in just seven weeks, the Board of Supervisors weighed concrete plans to keep them and other vulnerable populations housed post-pandemic, particularly homeless seniors 65 and older.
United by disdain for the wholesale cuts plotted in the next budget proposal, a bipartisan mix of California lawmakers on Tuesday ripped Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to plug the state’s estimated $54 billion pandemic-induced shortfall.
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