Health

Health official praises public as COVID-19 numbers start to drop

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county’s public health director says the closure of bars and elimination of indoor dining, along with cooperation from...

Fauci encourages Blacks to take part in COVID-19 clinical tests

By Stacy Brown, NNPA Newswire WASHINGTON — African Americans should participate in clinical trials to find a cure for the coronavirus, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a...

Rx REPORT: How COVID-19 can damage lungs

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer As a radiologist for the Medical Center Radiologist serving the Sentara Hospital System and Bon Secours Hospital System, Dr. Jose...

Health Official Says Some Positive Data Seen In COVID-19 Stats

LOS ANGELES — Rising coronavirus cases and fatalities remain concerning — with four dozen more deaths confirmed July 23 — but there are signs...

County To Spend $1.2 Billion In Coronavirus Relief

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 21 to approve a spending plan for $1.22 billion in federal and state coronavirus...

Coronavirus-Related Hospitalizations Continue Record Pace In County

LOS ANGELES — For the fourth time in the past week, Los Angeles County reported a record number of COVID-19 patients in area hospitals...

Workplaces Are Major Source Of COVID-19 Cases, Official Says

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

Governor Orders New Round Of Business Restrictions As Coronavirus Cases Rise

LOS ANGELES — On a day that saw the governor order a renewed round of business restrictions due to spiking coronavirus cases, Los Angeles...

Black Women For Wellness Offer Healthy Programs

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Janette Robinson-Flint Janette Robinson-Flint was one of six enthusiastic and determined women who co-founded Black Women for Wellness because they were concerned...

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Two City Council seats at stake in Culver City

City also has ballot measures on rent control, sales tax increase Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — After months of campaigning, debates and mailboxes filled with...

Residents line up to receive flu shots outside library

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health administered a record number of flu vaccines during a free...

County reveals new look for Rosa Parks transit center

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer WILLOWBROOK — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the new Rosa Parks Customer Center and Transit Court in Oct....

Blacks aren’t about to save Trump at the polls

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist If a lie is repeated often enough, the truth may never catch up. Donald Trump understands this better than anyone,...