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LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...]

Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

About 1,000 Southern California restaurants that recently reopened for dining are operating in violation of new health department rules aimed at preventing the [...]

Read full article: Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violat...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer confirmed 1,094 new cases in the past 24 hours and 48 deaths.

Read full article: 1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Death...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Order By Three Months Causes Confusion - LA Weekly

In an effort to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles County health officials announced in Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that they are [...]

Read full article: Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Or...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Just days before Mother’s Day weekend, Los Angeles’ flower shops were given the green light to reopen Friday for curbside-only business, but the NBC4 I-Team ha [...]

Read full article: With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ign...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has reported 59 new COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total to 1,000.... “LA County has hit the tragic milestone of 1,000 p [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVI...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

When she announced the startling results of a new COVID-19 study on Monday, Los Angeles County’s top public-health official, Barbara Ferrer, emphasized that th [...]

Read full article: Will our leaders really look at science ...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

Los Angeles is ramping up efforts to protect people experiencing homelessness from the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed some 500 county residents.... At [...]

Read full article: L.A. deploys street teams to help homele...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

The Latest: LA County no longer sure virus killed teen

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County officials say they no longer are including a 17-year-old boy in the tally of coronavirus deaths until they do more to determin [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County no longer sure vir...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...]

Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

According to the county's public health director, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, inspectors visited 2,000 restaurants over the weekend and found that half were not in com [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaura...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

Another 50-plus deaths due to the coronavirus were confirmed in Los Angeles County Wednesday, but health officials continued to express confidence in the count [...]

Read full article: LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of C...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

Los Angeles County's stay-at-home orders will "with all certainty" be extended to cover the next three months, county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer sai [...]

Read full article: 3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Hom...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Although coronavirus cases and deaths continued to mount Wednesday, Los Angeles County officials confirmed that some “non-essential” retail businesses will be [...]

Read full article: Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesse...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

The LA County Department of Public Health announced Friday that it will soon release the names of restaurants where five or more employees have tested positive [...]

Read full article: LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COV...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

More than 60 additional fatalities due to COVID-19 were reported Wednesday in Los Angeles County, pushing the total over 700, and the county’s public health di [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Case...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer told reporters her agency is investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at 11 county nursing homes, and that [...]

Read full article: Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens a...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced the death of a minor who died of COVID-19.

Read full article: Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...]

Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

Los Angeles County officials reported another 1,379 cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional deaths Sunday, bringing the county’s totals to 54,996 cases and 2,362 f [...]

Read full article: LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Another four dozen coronavirus deaths were reported in Los Angeles County Thursday as more businesses were permitted to reopen with restricted operations, but [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

Some form of stay-at-home restrictions will likely remain in place in Los Angeles County through August barring a “dramatic change in this virus or in the tool [...]

Read full article: LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Thro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

On a day that saw statewide protests calling for the lifting of stay-at-home restrictions, dozens more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Los Angeles County toda [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More than 50 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Los Angeles County Friday, and with 43% of the county’s fatalities occurring in skilled nursing homes, n [...]

Read full article: More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Repo...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Health officials in Los Angeles are changing course in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus at long-term care facilities that account for roughly a third of [...]

Read full article: Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will te...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – County health officials Thursday attributed a sharp rise in the coronavirus death toll to a significant increase in testing and test resu [...]

Read full article: Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Link...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...]

Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...]

Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

According to the county's public health director, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, inspectors visited 2,000 restaurants over the weekend and found that half were not in com [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaura...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer confirmed 1,094 new cases in the past 24 hours and 48 deaths.

Read full article: 1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Death...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Another four dozen coronavirus deaths were reported in Los Angeles County Thursday as more businesses were permitted to reopen with restricted operations, but [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

Los Angeles County's stay-at-home orders will "with all certainty" be extended to cover the next three months, county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer sai [...]

Read full article: 3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Hom...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Just days before Mother’s Day weekend, Los Angeles’ flower shops were given the green light to reopen Friday for curbside-only business, but the NBC4 I-Team ha [...]

Read full article: With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ign...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

On a day that saw statewide protests calling for the lifting of stay-at-home restrictions, dozens more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Los Angeles County toda [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

The LA County Department of Public Health announced Friday that it will soon release the names of restaurants where five or more employees have tested positive [...]

Read full article: LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COV...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

When she announced the startling results of a new COVID-19 study on Monday, Los Angeles County’s top public-health official, Barbara Ferrer, emphasized that th [...]

Read full article: Will our leaders really look at science ...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Health officials in Los Angeles are changing course in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus at long-term care facilities that account for roughly a third of [...]

Read full article: Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will te...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer told reporters her agency is investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at 11 county nursing homes, and that [...]

Read full article: Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens a...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

The Latest: LA County no longer sure virus killed teen

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County officials say they no longer are including a 17-year-old boy in the tally of coronavirus deaths until they do more to determin [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County no longer sure vir...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...]

Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

About 1,000 Southern California restaurants that recently reopened for dining are operating in violation of new health department rules aimed at preventing the [...]

Read full article: Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violat...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

Los Angeles County officials reported another 1,379 cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional deaths Sunday, bringing the county’s totals to 54,996 cases and 2,362 f [...]

Read full article: LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

Another 50-plus deaths due to the coronavirus were confirmed in Los Angeles County Wednesday, but health officials continued to express confidence in the count [...]

Read full article: LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of C...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Order By Three Months Causes Confusion - LA Weekly

In an effort to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles County health officials announced in Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that they are [...]

Read full article: Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Or...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

Some form of stay-at-home restrictions will likely remain in place in Los Angeles County through August barring a “dramatic change in this virus or in the tool [...]

Read full article: LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Thro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Although coronavirus cases and deaths continued to mount Wednesday, Los Angeles County officials confirmed that some “non-essential” retail businesses will be [...]

Read full article: Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesse...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has reported 59 new COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total to 1,000.... “LA County has hit the tragic milestone of 1,000 p [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVI...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More than 50 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Los Angeles County Friday, and with 43% of the county’s fatalities occurring in skilled nursing homes, n [...]

Read full article: More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Repo...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

More than 60 additional fatalities due to COVID-19 were reported Wednesday in Los Angeles County, pushing the total over 700, and the county’s public health di [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Case...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

Los Angeles is ramping up efforts to protect people experiencing homelessness from the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed some 500 county residents.... At [...]

Read full article: L.A. deploys street teams to help homele...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – County health officials Thursday attributed a sharp rise in the coronavirus death toll to a significant increase in testing and test resu [...]

Read full article: Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Link...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced the death of a minor who died of COVID-19.

Read full article: Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...]

Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...]

Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...]

Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violating New Rules to Prevent COVID-19

About 1,000 Southern California restaurants that recently reopened for dining are operating in violation of new health department rules aimed at preventing the [...]

Read full article: Hundreds of SoCal Restaurants Are Violat...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaurants Struggle To Meet Health Protocols

According to the county's public health director, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, inspectors visited 2,000 restaurants over the weekend and found that half were not in com [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Rise; Restaura...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-19 Cases

Los Angeles County officials reported another 1,379 cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional deaths Sunday, bringing the county’s totals to 54,996 cases and 2,362 f [...]

Read full article: LA County Counts Nearly 1,400 New COVID-...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Deaths Confirmed In LA County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer confirmed 1,094 new cases in the past 24 hours and 48 deaths.

Read full article: 1,094 New Coronavirus Cases And 48 Death...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of COVID-19 Infections

Another 50-plus deaths due to the coronavirus were confirmed in Los Angeles County Wednesday, but health officials continued to express confidence in the count [...]

Read full article: LA County Sees Highest Daily Number of C...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA County As More Businesses Open

Another four dozen coronavirus deaths were reported in Los Angeles County Thursday as more businesses were permitted to reopen with restricted operations, but [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again in LA Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Order By Three Months Causes Confusion - LA Weekly

In an effort to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles County health officials announced in Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting that they are [...]

Read full article: Recommendation To Extend Stay-At-Home Or...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Home Order Looks Likely, Health Director Says

Los Angeles County's stay-at-home orders will "with all certainty" be extended to cover the next three months, county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer sai [...]

Read full article: 3-Month Extension of L.A County Stay-Hom...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Through August, Top Health Official Says

Some form of stay-at-home restrictions will likely remain in place in Los Angeles County through August barring a “dramatic change in this virus or in the tool [...]

Read full article: LA Could be Under ‘Stay Home’ Order Thro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ignore Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Just days before Mother’s Day weekend, Los Angeles’ flower shops were given the green light to reopen Friday for curbside-only business, but the NBC4 I-Team ha [...]

Read full article: With Mother’s Day Coming, LA Florist Ign...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesses Openings Friday

Although coronavirus cases and deaths continued to mount Wednesday, Los Angeles County officials confirmed that some “non-essential” retail businesses will be [...]

Read full article: Some ‘Non-Essential’ LA County Businesse...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. County; Isolation Rules Amended

On a day that saw statewide protests calling for the lifting of stay-at-home restrictions, dozens more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Los Angeles County toda [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Deaths Up Again in L.A. Coun...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has reported 59 new COVID-19-related deaths, raising the total to 1,000.... “LA County has hit the tragic milestone of 1,000 p [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County reaches 1,000 COVI...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COVID-19 Outbreaks

The LA County Department of Public Health announced Friday that it will soon release the names of restaurants where five or more employees have tested positive [...]

Read full article: LA County to Reveal Restaurants with COV...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Reported in LA County

More than 50 new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Los Angeles County Friday, and with 43% of the county’s fatalities occurring in skilled nursing homes, n [...]

Read full article: More Than 50 New Coronavirus Deaths Repo...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

Will our leaders really look at science to figure out when lockdowns end?

When she announced the startling results of a new COVID-19 study on Monday, Los Angeles County’s top public-health official, Barbara Ferrer, emphasized that th [...]

Read full article: Will our leaders really look at science ...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Cases Top 16,000

More than 60 additional fatalities due to COVID-19 were reported Wednesday in Los Angeles County, pushing the total over 700, and the county’s public health di [...]

Read full article: LA County COVID-19 Deaths Pass 700, Case...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will test asymptomatic residents for COVID-19

Health officials in Los Angeles are changing course in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus at long-term care facilities that account for roughly a third of [...]

Read full article: Hard-hit LA County nursing homes will te...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

L.A. deploys street teams to help homeless

Los Angeles is ramping up efforts to protect people experiencing homelessness from the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed some 500 county residents.... At [...]

Read full article: L.A. deploys street teams to help homele...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens and dozens’ health-care workers sick in L.A. County

Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer told reporters her agency is investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at 11 county nursing homes, and that [...]

Read full article: Outbreaks at 11 nursing homes, ‘dozens a...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Linked To More Testing, Results Backlog

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – County health officials Thursday attributed a sharp rise in the coronavirus death toll to a significant increase in testing and test resu [...]

Read full article: Jump In LA County Coronavirus Cases Link...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer

The Latest: LA County no longer sure virus killed teen

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County officials say they no longer are including a 17-year-old boy in the tally of coronavirus deaths until they do more to determin [...]

Read full article: The Latest: LA County no longer sure vir...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer
Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coronavirus in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced the death of a minor who died of COVID-19.

Read full article: Minor, under the age of 18, dies of coro...→
  • #Barbara Ferrer