COVID-19: LA County Newsroom

Deadline Extended for Small Business Owners in LA County Affected by Civil Unrest to Apply for Disaster Assistance Loans

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) extended the deadline to apply for a disaster recovery loan to September 16, 2020 for Los Angeles County business owners who suffered physical or property damage due to the civil unrest incidents that began on May 26, 2020.
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COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – August 5, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - August 5, 2020
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COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – August 3, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - August 3, 2020
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Testing Capacity Continues to Expand at LA County-Supported Sites

As the need for COVID-19 testing continues to rise, the County of Los Angeles is expanding testing capacity at current sites and opening new sites in high-need areas. Due to this expansion, County-supported testing sites will have the capacity to test up to 55,000 residents a week.
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Aug 03

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 29, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 29, 2020
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Jul 31

Emergency Cooling Centers Bring Heat Relief to L.A. County Residents This Weekend During Heat Wave

With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend, various public facilities located throughout the County will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers starting on Friday, July 31st. These centers provide members of the public who lack air conditioning at home with relief from the heat, free of charge.
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Jul 30

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 27, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 27, 2020
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Jul 29

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 22, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 22, 2020
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Jul 23

Testing Available This Week at LA County and LA City Operated Sites

As the need for COVID-19 testing continues to rise, the County and the City of Los Angeles are working together to ensure and expand testing capacity at current sites. Due to this expansion, County and City operated testing sites have a combined capacity to test over 140,000 people.
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Jul 22

L.A. County CARES Act Spending Plan Provides $1.22 Billion to Fund Broad Range of COVID-19 Services and Support for Residents and Businesses

The Board of Supervisors has approved a $1.22 billion spending package to fund a broad range of essential services and relief measures to assist people and businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
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Jul 21

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 20, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 20, 2020
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Jul 21

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 15, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 15, 2020
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Jul 16

What L.A. County Residents and Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing Now

As cases and hospitalizations rise, many residents believe they need to get tested for COVID-19. However, Los Angeles County health officials stress that not everyone needs to be tested and emphasize the basic ways individuals and businesses can and should protect themselves from this virus.
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Jul 16

L.A. County Expands COVID-19 Testing Capacity by 65% to Address Disparities in High-Need Communities

Los Angeles health officials today announced details of a focused effort to expand testing capacity by over 65% in targeted “hot-spot” communities in response to data showing a disproportionately higher burden of COVID-related illness in communities of color and those with higher rates of poverty.
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Jul 16

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 13, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 13, 2020
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Jul 14

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 8, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 8, 2020
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Jul 14

LA County Transitions to New COVID Scheduling Platform

Los Angeles County is changing scheduling platforms for COVID-19 testing at its nine operated testing sites. The new platform was developed by Fulgent Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLGT), the lab used at the County-run sites. Scheduling on the new platform will begin later today.
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Jul 13

Emergency Cooling Centers Bring Heat Relief This Weekend to L.A. County Residents During Heat Wave

With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend, several public facilities located throughout the County will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers on Saturday and Sunday. These centers provide members of the public who lack air conditioning at home with relief from the heat, free of charge. All centers will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m, and will operate in compliance with physical distancing and other COVID-19 safety criteria from the current Health Officer Order.
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Jul 10

L.A. County Announces New Commitment to Testing Site Funding

As part of its commitment to ensure access to testing during a critical new phase of the epidemic, Los Angeles County has committed $400,000 in one-time bridge funding to support staffing-related costs at COVID-19 testing sites operated by CORE within the City of Los Angeles.
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Jul 07

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – July 6, 2020

LA County officials provide update on COVID-19 response - July 6, 2020
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Jul 07