Health

New policy requires state employees to show vaccination proof

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — All state employees and all workers at hospitals and health care facilities across California will be required to show...

Delta variant continues to spark increase in COVID cases

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's COVID-19 hospitalization numbers and testing positivity rate continued their steady climbs, as the county marked its...

New coronavirus cases top 1,000 mark for four straight days

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — For the fourth day in a row, the number of new COVID-19 infections reported in Los Angeles County topped...

New COVID strain concerns county health officials

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Breaking from current guidance allowing residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to shed their face masks in most...

Vaccination incentives bring out plenty of hopefuls

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer For the past several weeks, the number of people lining up to get the COVID-19 vaccinations has increased, largely due...

Summer water activities can be safe in post-COVID world

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer With the first day of summer just around the corner and hot temperatures already here, water activities are bound to...

Governor says wearing masks likely to continue

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Although the state lifted the vast majority of its COVID-19 restrictions June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that the...

Afraid to quit wearing the mask? You aren’t alone

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Wrier Wearing a face mask daily for more than 14 months years has worn thin for many people and has often...

Recycling facility owner offers vaccination incentive

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Being vaccinated against COVID-19 could pay dividends, thanks to one South Los Angeles business owner. Those who can...

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