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Change of Heart: County Public Health Officer Will Now Work With Casinos

Change of Heart: County Public Health Officer Will Now Work With Casinos

A day after the criticizing reopening plans of several local casinos, the San Diego County Public Health Officer said she will now work with tribal leaders to [...] Read full article: Change of Heart: County Public Health Of...→

Change of Heart: County Public Health Officer Will Now Work With Casinos

Change of Heart: County Public Health Officer Will Now Work With Casinos

A day after the criticizing reopening plans of several local casinos, the San Diego County Public Health Officer said she will now work with tribal leaders to [...] Read full article: Change of Heart: County Public Health Of...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Americans who start returning to office jobs will find a substantially different environment than the one they left weeks ago, if their employers follow guidan [...] Read full article: Some CDC guidelines could change the way...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

The Citizen Review Board met Tuesday evening for the first time since protests across Tampa started in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Read full article: Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to ne...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

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...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

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...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Americans who start returning to office jobs will find a substantially different environment than the one they left weeks ago, if their employers follow guidan [...] Read full article: Some CDC guidelines could change the way...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

The Citizen Review Board met Tuesday evening for the first time since protests across Tampa started in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Read full article: Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to ne...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to nearly 4 hours of public comment demanding change

The Citizen Review Board met Tuesday evening for the first time since protests across Tampa started in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. Read full article: Tampa Citizen Review Board listens to ne...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

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...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Some CDC guidelines could change the way we work

Americans who start returning to office jobs will find a substantially different environment than the one they left weeks ago, if their employers follow guidan [...] Read full article: Some CDC guidelines could change the way...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday an investigation into the sudden increase of foodborne illnesses in the state. Health officials rec [...] Read full article: Illinois Department of Public Health...→

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

Public Funeral Service Held for Federal Officer Killed in Oakland

A public memorial service was held Friday for a federal officer killed last month outside the Federal Building in Oakland, California. Read full article: Public Funeral Service Held for Federal ...→

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara Cody: From public hero to public enemy no. 1?

Dr. Cody says she understands the economic impact and the frustrations with the coronavirus lockdown, but “you can help someone who lost a business or a job. I [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County’s health officer Sara...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→