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Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s coronavirus update, May 20

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s coronavirus update, May 20

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on the coronavirus crisis.Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on the [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s coronavirus update, May 20

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s coronavirus update, May 20

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on the coronavirus crisis.Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on the [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public 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...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

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...→

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

The board directed Sachi A. Hamai, the county's chief executive, to consider how that funding could instead be used for programs envisioned by a March report o [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting ...→

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

The spending plan restores money to social services, but doesn’t direct money away from the sheriff as some requested Read full article: Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 bil...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

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...→

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 extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

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 ...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

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...→

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 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 ...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

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...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

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 COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

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...→

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 live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live coverage of the public viewing being held for Rayshard Brooks at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. Read full article: Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard ...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

A distraught mother duck couldn’t get to her ducklings below after they fell into a storm drain, but members of the Los Angeles County Fire and University Poli [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...→

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...→

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...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

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 ...→

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

The board directed Sachi A. Hamai, the county's chief executive, to consider how that funding could instead be used for programs envisioned by a March report o [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting ...→

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 ...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

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...→

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 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...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

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...→

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

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...→

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...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

The spending plan restores money to social services, but doesn’t direct money away from the sheriff as some requested Read full article: Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 bil...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live coverage of the public viewing being held for Rayshard Brooks at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. Read full article: Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard ...→

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 ...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

A distraught mother duck couldn’t get to her ducklings below after they fell into a storm drain, but members of the Los Angeles County Fire and University Poli [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...→

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...→

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...→

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Santa Clara County extends $0 bail schedule until September

Bail rules that have applied since April will continue as COVID-19 remains an “ever-present concern,” Presiding Judge Deborah A. Ryan said Wednesday. Read full article: Santa Clara County extends $0 bail sched...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Santa Clara County officials call on sheriff to consider use-of-force reforms

Potential changes include limiting the use of tear gas and rubber bullets and not hiring officers with a history of excessive force complaints. Read full article: Santa Clara County officials call on she...→

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 Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Extends Zero Bail Until September

With new COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Santa Clara County court officials announced Wednesday they were extending the zero bail requirements for residents [...] Read full article: Reopening: Santa Clara Superior Court Ex...→

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 COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa Cases Getting Younger; Santa Clara Officials Seeing 'Worrisome' Uptick

Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor ‘Worrisome’ New COVID-19 Cases SANTA CLARA — As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Cla [...] Read full article: Reopening COVID-19 Roundup: Contra Costa...→

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 ...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting Money, Responsibility Away From Sheriff's Department

The board directed Sachi A. Hamai, the county's chief executive, to consider how that funding could instead be used for programs envisioned by a March report o [...] Read full article: LA County Supervisors Consider Shifting ...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

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...→

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 billion budget, won’t defund Sheriff’s Department

The spending plan restores money to social services, but doesn’t direct money away from the sheriff as some requested Read full article: Riverside County supervisors OK $6.5 bil...→

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 ...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

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...→

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...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

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 live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta

Watch live coverage of the public viewing being held for Rayshard Brooks at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. Read full article: Watch live: Public viewing for Rayshard ...→

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 ...→

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

Public health experts reject president’s view of fading pandemic

The latest rise of infections in the United States is real and the country’s response to the pandemic is not working. Read full article: Public health experts reject president’s...→

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites This Week

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department is establishing three pop-up locations for free COVID-19 testing in Santa Clara and San Jose this week, includi [...] Read full article: SAP Center Among 3 Santa Clara County Po...→

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

A distraught mother duck couldn’t get to her ducklings below after they fell into a storm drain, but members of the Los Angeles County Fire and University Poli [...] Read full article: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...→

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...→

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...→