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Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safety And Health Emergency

Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safety And Health Emergency

The city looks to demilitarize its police, increase the diversity of the police force and provide impartial oversight of the department. Read full article: Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safe...→

Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safety And Health Emergency

Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safety And Health Emergency

The city looks to demilitarize its police, increase the diversity of the police force and provide impartial oversight of the department. Read full article: Somerville To Declare Racism Public Safe...→

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...→

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

After three very long months, baseball will be back the last weekend of July after both sides agreed to health and safety protocols. Read full article: Play ball! MLB players agree to health 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...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

After protesters pulled down two statues on Friday, the governor cited public safety as a reason to remove others. Read full article: North Carolina governor orders Confedera...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disney parks chief medical officer Pamela Hymel rolled out the new guidelines as Disneyland and Disney California Adventure prepare to reopen on July 17 pendin [...] Read full article: Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

"The only way to save the industry is to get consumers back to restaurants," said Dr. Emily Knight, the CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association. Read full article: New Health, Safety Training For Texas Re...→

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 ...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

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...→

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 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...→

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...→

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

A group of residents successfully prompted Elgin to become the second city in the state, after Chicago, to declare a climate emergency. Now comes the practical [...] Read full article: Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate em...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

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 ...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

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 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...→

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...→

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...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti is attempting to make peace with members of the LAPD after calling them killers and retroactively taking away their overtime Read full article: Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagin...→

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...→

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 ...→

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

After three very long months, baseball will be back the last weekend of July after both sides agreed to health and safety protocols. Read full article: Play ball! MLB players agree to health a...→

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...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

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...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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...→

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...→

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

After protesters pulled down two statues on Friday, the governor cited public safety as a reason to remove others. Read full article: North Carolina governor orders Confedera...→

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...→

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

A group of residents successfully prompted Elgin to become the second city in the state, after Chicago, to declare a climate emergency. Now comes the practical [...] Read full article: Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate em...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disney parks chief medical officer Pamela Hymel rolled out the new guidelines as Disneyland and Disney California Adventure prepare to reopen on July 17 pendin [...] Read full article: Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health...→

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

"The only way to save the industry is to get consumers back to restaurants," said Dr. Emily Knight, the CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association. Read full article: New Health, Safety Training For Texas Re...→

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...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

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 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...→

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...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

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...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti is attempting to make peace with members of the LAPD after calling them killers and retroactively taking away their overtime Read full article: Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagin...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

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...→

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

New Health, Safety Training For Texas Restaurants Aimed At Boosting Consumer Confidence During Pandemic

"The only way to save the industry is to get consumers back to restaurants," said Dr. Emily Knight, the CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association. Read full article: New Health, Safety Training For Texas Re...→

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...→

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 ...→

South Korea health officials declare second wave of coronavirus

South Korea has seen 30 to 50 new cases a day, mostly in the densely populated capital city. Read full article: South Korea health officials declare sec...→

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

Play ball! MLB players agree to health and safety protocols to start season

After three very long months, baseball will be back the last weekend of July after both sides agreed to health and safety protocols. Read full article: Play ball! MLB players agree to health a...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

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...→

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

Downtown Disney rolls out new coronavirus health and safety guidelines

The reopening of Downtown Disney is the first step of a phased plan that will see Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopen on July 17 pending governme [...] Read full article: Downtown Disney rolls out new coronaviru...→

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...→

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...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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...→

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...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

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...→

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

North Carolina governor orders Confederate statues removed from state capital, cites public safety

After protesters pulled down two statues on Friday, the governor cited public safety as a reason to remove others. Read full article: North Carolina governor orders Confedera...→

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...→

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate emergency; action comes next

A group of residents successfully prompted Elgin to become the second city in the state, after Chicago, to declare a climate emergency. Now comes the practical [...] Read full article: Elgin 2nd in state to declare climate em...→

Racism is a public health crisis: Chicago hospitals, clinics

Naming racism a public health crisis, 36 of Chicago’s largest hospitals and clinics pledge to improve health equity across the city. Read full article: Racism is a public health crisis: Chicag...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Furor Over Public Health

The coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump's response to it, have put corporate chiefs in an uncomfortable position: Deciding on mask-wearing policie [...] Read full article: Mask Policies at AMC, American Stoke Fur...→

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Latinos age 25 to 54 have a coronavirus mortality rate at least five times greater than white people. Read full article: Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos a...→

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagined Vision of Public Safety

Mayor Garcetti is attempting to make peace with members of the LAPD after calling them killers and retroactively taking away their overtime Read full article: Mayor Garcetti Enlists LAPD for Reimagin...→

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health and safety guidelines

Disney parks chief medical officer Pamela Hymel rolled out the new guidelines as Disneyland and Disney California Adventure prepare to reopen on July 17 pendin [...] Read full article: Disneyland rolls out new COVID-19 health...→

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activists target public health officials

An alliance of anti-vaccine activists and those protesting California’s coronavirus restrictions is alarming public health officials who have expressed concern [...] Read full article: Alarm as vaccine foes, anti-mask activis...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→