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Tuesday Rx: Public Health Emergency Extended, Bomb Threat, Town Hall, LACMA Alliance and Support for Shooting Victims

January 18, 2022
Public Health Emergency Extended U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra has extended the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) ...
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Monday Rx: CA Rise in Infections, Town Hall Series, Covid-19 Reimbursement, Testing and the Electronic Prescribing Mandate

January 10, 2022
State Action on Rise in Infections Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to present a proposed $2.7 billion COVID-19 emergency response ...
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LAC DPH Health Alert: Surge in Emergency Response System and Emergency Departments

January 7, 2022
Key Messages 9-1-1 and emergency departments in Los Angeles County are inundated with calls and visits for COVID-19 tests and ...
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Public Health is reporting 60 New Omicron Cases, 3,258 New Cases, and 7 New Deaths in Los Angeles County

December 20, 2021
As Omicron cases continue to spread, Public Health data shows that vaccines remain one of the most powerful protections ...
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CDPH Disease Notification: Act Now Ahead of Influenza Season: Recommendations for Healthcare Providers

December 9, 2021
Please see the California Department of Public Health Disease Notification below.     Act Now Ahead of Influenza Season: Recommendations for Healthcare ...
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LAC DPH Health Alert: Outbreaks of Flea-Borne Typhus

December 3, 2021
Key Messages An increased number of flea-borne typhus cases have been detected across Los Angeles County, including outbreaks in the ...
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CDC Health Advisory: Increasing Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Activity, Especially Among Young Adults and in College and University Settings During SARS-CoV-2 Circulation

November 29, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is issuing this Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory about increased influenza A ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Uptake Uneven; Los Angeles County Surpassed 27,000 COVID-19 Deaths

November 22, 2021
*Please note*: No new data will be reported on Thanksgiving and a press release will not be issued. While booster ...
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CDC HAN: Source Identified and Case Definition Established: Multistate Investigation of Non-travel Associated Burkholderia pseudomallei infections (Melioidosis) in Four Patients

November 3, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued an update regarding the multi-state outbreak of non-travel associated Burkholderia ...