Los Angeles must develop a food-vending cart that meets its health code — or change the health code, say street vendors and advocates.
Why are whites more likely to get their shots when people of color suffer more from COVID-19?
New numbers show that just 29% of the people receiving vaccines are Latinos, who account for 52% of L.A. County’s COVID deaths.
More than 1,300 county residents who lacked housing died last year.
How much retail shopping contributed to January’s surge is hard to know. Critics charge the county’s policy has been fatally flawed.
Estrada Courts sits within the Exide contamination zone, but the state has yet to test the homes there for lead.
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Some observers say it’s time to hand over L.A. County’s oversight of its nursing homes to California. But would state control be any better?
Defenders of L.A.’s public health chief see a fierce advocate for equity but many question her record and leadership style.
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Advocates ask supervisors to act now as fatalities mount and public health dept. allows COVID patients into facilities with poor track records.
The agency also scrubbed statistics on coronavirus deaths and cases at designated nursing homes from its website.
Health experts worry that Los Angeles County officials might let COVID-19 “burn” through the population.
The bleakest chapter of the history of COVID-19 in Los Angeles will be devoted to the demise of nursing home residents.
More than half of the county’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred at nursing homes. Where was the public health department?
Los Angeles reports that its county’s low-income COVID deaths are triple the number of those of wealthier neighborhoods.
Everything from chronic physician shortages to the county’s political culture seemed aligned against a rapid response to the virus.
“The public should not think one location is safer than the other,” says the county’s health department.
Drug overdoses are the single greatest factor contributing to Los Angeles’ rising rate of homeless mortality, a report claims.