Last week, Los Angeles was at another inflection point in the County’s fight against COVID-19. While indicators continue to rise, officials have noted reasons for optimism.
On July 21, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion coauthored by Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas to direct various County departments to develop a framework intended to facilitate employee reporting of violations of local COVID-19 public ...
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer stated that the County was entering an “alarming and dangerous” phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Friday, July 17, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced criteria for permitting public and private K-12 schools in the state to reopen given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
With the November 2020 general election less than four months away, the County of Los Angeles is actively preparing to ensure that the region’s voting systems are operable and adequate.
Last week, L.A. County’s positive test rate continued to rise, reaching over 10%. Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer noted that cases are surging, hospitalizations are rising, and the county is seeing a lot more community spread.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom took action to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections in California, ordering all counties across the state to close indoor activities including restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
With COVID-19 quickly spreading in Los Angeles County, on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to develop a plan for establishing fines and more quickly shutting down businesses that fail to adhere to public Health Orders designed to control the ...
Last week saw a rise in the number of cases reported in L.A. County, with over 2,000 new cases on five separate days. In addition, the County’s positive test rate rose to 9%, from 8%, as of Friday, June 26, 2020.
Last week, several additional sectors reopened in Los Angeles County, pursuant to state guidance for variance.