Covid-19 (English)

Los Angeles County Large-Scale Vaccination Sites Open; Vaccine Eligibility Opens to County Residents Aged 65 Years and Older

Public Health continues ramping up capacity to complete vaccinations for eligible priority groups identified by the CDC with more specific guidance provided by the State. This includes the launch of five new large-scale vaccination sites that began operation today and adding several more pharmacies and health care clinics. Vaccinations are currently available by appointment for those in phase 1A and …

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Mayor Jenny Durkan’s Innovation Advisory Council Announces Priorities and Projects for 2021

SEATTLE (January 13, 2021) – Following a year focused on helping the City of Seattle respond to the COVID-19 crisis, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s Innovation Advisory Council announced the first round of projects for 2021, bringing innovation and data expertise to the City’s priorities of supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities, homelessness, affordability, and the COVID-19 pandemic. “This …

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Covered California Begins New Year With a Record Number of Plan Selections, Serving Those Hardest Hit by the Pandemic, as State Experiences Post-Holiday Surge of New COVID-19 Cases

Nearly 1.6 million Californians have renewed their coverage or enrolled for the first time for 2021 coverage, setting a new enrollment record in the midst of the worst COVID-19 spike since the beginning of the pandemic.The record enrollment total is 200,000 higher than the same time period last year, with significant portions of low-income consumers and communities of color, which …

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King County and its Sewing Community hosts Window Masks 101 Workshop to create “Smile Masks”

King County’s Community Repair Events Program and its sewing community will be hosting a virtual workshop demonstrating how to make window masks, also known as “smile masks” on December 29, 2020. Free and open to all, the workshop will cover: Different styles and materials for window masks.How to make these at home with your own sewing machine.Tips for individuals and …

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Cal Hope – Crossings TV Interview with Dr. Hendry Ton on Mental Health during COVID-19 and CalHOPE

UC Davis Psyhciatry Professor and Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Hendry Ton, explains the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health ofminority communities, the CalHope project, mental health resources and various tips. CalHope is a project by California Department of Health Care Services to provide support for communities impacted by national disasters.

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PG&E Has Redesigned Community Resource Centers for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff Events to Reflect COVID-19 Health Protocols

Outdoor Open-Air Tents and Vans Will Supplement Indoor Facilities to Accommodate Physical Distancing While Providing Water and Device Charging for Customers Insights and Feedback from 300 Meetings with Customers; Local, State, Federal and Tribal Government Officials Help Lead to Improved 2020 Planning SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In preparing for the possible need to turn off power to prevent wildfires during …

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Voting in the Time of COVID-19

It is already an uphill battle to vote for many in America with restrictive ID laws, few polling locations, and little to no paid time off for the working class to name a few reasons. We are now in the era of COVID and adjusting to living in a pandemic. What does COVID mean for the 2020 Elections state and …

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How to Prepare Financially for a Job Loss During a Pandemic

With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, many states are reconsidering shutdowns and safer-at-home restrictions. As many small businesses and large companies prepare for that possibility, it’s important for people to be prepared for an unexpected job loss. “Whether it’s an upended economy, a sudden health issue or decisions by management, you can’t always predict what could impact your income,” …

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