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May 2, 2022 | California is still offering free covid testing to uninsured residents even though the federal government ran out of money Learn More

April 22, 2022 | The California Department of Public Health has partnered with WhatsApp to launch a Spanish- and English-speaking chatbot that will Learn More

April 15, 2022 | The author of a bill that would require COVID-19 vaccination for students attending California schools has put it on Learn More

March 29, 2022 | Second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be offered, starting Wednesday, to eligible residents at Los Angeles County vaccination Learn More

March 28, 2022 | Every week, Socorro Juarez takes to the streets of Santa Ana and shimmies to cumbia, quebradita or whatever loud Learn More

March 21, 2022 | A month after the US Food and Drug Administration delayed key steps toward authorizing Covid-19 vaccines for children under Learn More

March 12, 2022 | Two years ago, on March 11, 2020, one announcement changed people's lives forever. The world health organization declared a Learn More

March 6, 2022 | Gov. Gavin Newsom is easing mask restrictions and declaring that the pandemic is moving into a less critical phase. Learn More

February 23, 2022 | San Bernardino County has surpassed 3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, a milestone reached Monday, Feb. 21, that indicates Learn More

February 17, 2022 | As the Centers for Disease Control encourages everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine, some hospitals are trying to make Learn More

February 15, 2022 | During a recent Lunar Festival in Riverside, Jennifer Cardenas talked with a young Latino man about getting vaccinated for Learn More

February 11, 2022 | Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Andrew Reed wakes up with "GMFB." Learn More

February 10, 2022 | Hall Of Fame WR Andre Reed Talks About Matchups In Super Bowl LVI | CBS Sports HQ Learn More

February 10, 2022 | El evento tiene como propósito ofrecer vacunas a residentes de comunidades vulnerables de Inglewood y del sur de Los Learn More

February 10, 2022 | Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed wakes up with... Learn More

February 10, 2022 | Western Dental Teams Up with NFL Alumni Association, Walgreens and WPCCU to Offer Free Vaccinations, Boosters and Rapid Tests Learn More

February 8, 2022 | The Rush: Marshall Faulk gives his Super Bowl prediction, how Tom Brady could return, and more Learn More

February 7, 2022 | Fans who get their COVID-19 vaccines at the Los Angeles Convention Center during the Super Bowl Experience will get Learn More

January 30, 2022 | Venice Family Clinic provided free COVID-19 vaccines at its clinic site in Inglewood on Saturday. Learn More

January 24, 2022 | Leaders from the Los Angeles Unified School District and San Diego Unified School District came together with State Senator Learn More

January 24, 2022 | A state lawmaker said he wants to ensure that all school students in San Diego and throughout the state Learn More

January 18, 2022 | Health care workers in California’s predominantly Latino neighborhoods are fighting to close the vaccination gap in their community. Meanwhile, Learn More

January 11, 2022 | In an ideal world, the U.S. would be awash in COVID tests. Anyone exposed to COVID-19 could self-test and/or Learn More

January 3, 2022 | An unvaccinated couple with four children died on the same day after contracting COVID-19. Alvaro and Sylvia Fernandez, of Learn More

January 2, 2022 | Armed with her vaccine passport and a giddy urge to celebrate the holiday season, Laura Delgado — and 60,000 Learn More

January 1, 2022 | Southern California entered 2022 in the midst of a rapid upswing in coronavirus cases from the Omicron variant, with Learn More

December 27, 2021 | The coronavirus pandemic continued to scramble Americans’ plans on the day after Christmas, with more than 1,000 flights canceled Learn More

December 27, 2021 | Vaccination against Covid-19 helps protect millions of people from the coronavirus, while reducing their risk of serious illness from Learn More

"December 13, 2021 | Tuesday, December 14 marks one year since the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Nevada. From the first Learn More

"December 13, 2021 | California’s coronavirus numbers contain what appears to be, at first glance, a pandemic paradox. Imperial County is a poor Learn More

December 10, 2021 | Los Angeles County is possibly at the start of a winter COVID-19 surge, its public health director said Thursday. Learn More

December 8, 2021 | On November 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children, ages 5-11, Learn More

December 6, 2021 | San Bernardino County residents continue to have the lowest coronavirus vaccination rate in Southern California, but vaccinations were back Learn More

November 29, 2021 | Kaiser Permanente research in Southern California published Nov. 25, 2021, in The Lancet Regional Health – Americas confirmed high Learn More

November 22, 2021 | Orange County's COVID-19 hospitalizations remained under 200 as three more fatalities — all of which occurred this month — Learn More

November 18, 2021 | On a cloudy Southern California morning, and with a nip in the air, several dozen teens and young children Learn More

November 18, 2021 | The state of Utah is encouraging all of the state’s vaccine providers to give booster doses of the COVID-19 Learn More

November 17, 2021 | Some Galt parents are speaking out in support of the Galt Unified School District requiring its students to be Learn More

November 13, 2021 | As COVID-19 case rates start to edge upward throughout the country, here in California, it is now even easier Learn More

November 4, 2021 | Kaiser Permanente Northern California will soon begin offering vaccinations to children ages 5 to 11, the health care organization Learn More

November 4, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to San Diego children ages 5 and older. The California Department of Public Health Learn More

November 4, 2021 | Vaccination sites across California for the first time began administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine doses to children ages 5 to Learn More

November 3, 2021 | California will begin vaccinating young children as soon as today, with the state expecting to receive more than a Learn More

November 2, 2021 | Major pharmacy chains are getting ready to offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 once Learn More

October 30, 2021 | The NFL Alumni Southern California Chapter with Walgreens and Western Dental will host a Halloween Block Party featuring a Learn More

October 29, 2021 | Los Angeles Rams legend Jim Everett talks about the moment he surprised a fan at SoFi Stadium, the current Learn More

October 29, 2021 | Los Angeles Rams retired quarterback Jim Everett discusses the current organization. Learn More

October 29, 2021 | In efforts to encourage vaccination, the NFL Alumni Southern California Chapter will team up with Walgreens and Western Dental Learn More

October 27, 2021 | Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Oct. 27. I’m Justin Ray. It sounded juvenile: Learn More

October 26, 2021 | If you have ventured out in public places around Los Angeles County over the last few weeks, chances are Learn More

October 22, 2021 | A campaign from NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aims to Learn More

October 22, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccine recipients had lower non-COVID-19 death rates than people who weren't vaccinated, according to Kaiser Permanente research published Learn More

October 20, 2021 | When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine for use in adolescents as young as Learn More

October 18, 2021 | Orange County's COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to fall Monday, reaching levels not seen since late July. Hospitalizations dropped from 210 Learn More

October 7, 2021 | By next month Los Angeles will require residents and visitors to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine in order Learn More

October 6, 2021 | Influenza season, commonly known as flu season, typically picks up in October and lingers on through March, according to Learn More

October 5, 2021 | Researchers in the United States have demonstrated the real-world effectiveness of Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine at protecting against infection with Learn More

September 28,2021| An eye-opening new report reveals vaccine hesitancy among those tasked with keeping the public safe. Learn More

September 25, 2021 | Find an updated count of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Learn More

September 24, 2021 | With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, particularly related to the Delta variant, we continue to encourage unvaccinated community Learn More

September 14, 2021 | California’s coronavirus transmission rates are dropping, a hopeful sign amid a summer surge fueled by the Delta variant, according Learn More

September 6, 2021 | A coronavirus variant recently determined to be a “variant of interest” has been detected in 167 people over the Learn More

September 3, 2021 | As the COVID-19 pandemic wore on, August 2021 brought a surge of cases among the unvaccinated in San Diego Learn More

September 1, 2021 | California is seeing some positive signs in the fight against the latest coronavirus surge fueled by the highly contagious Learn More

August 30, 2021 | As kids don face masks and converge in classrooms — some for the first time since COVID-19 upended life Learn More

August 25, 2021 | Amid a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the more contagious Delta variant of the Learn More

August 24, 2021 | As U.S. regulatory approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot paves the way for companies to get more aggressive with inoculations, Learn More

August 18, 2021 | San Diego County’s latest coronavirus numbers paint a stark picture of the wider-than-ever divide between those who’ve been fully Learn More

August 18, 2021 | Los Angeles city employees will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by early October, unless they are granted Learn More

August 17, 2021 | Imperial County, tucked into the southeast corner of California, learned early on what it meant to be a COVID-19 Learn More

August 17, 2021 | San Diego County leaders and public health officials now recommend that all employers in the county begin requiring COVID-19 Learn More

August 15, 2021 | Los Angeles County reported 3,356 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths on Sunday, though officials said the Learn More

August 11, 2021 | California will become the first state in the nation to require all teachers and school staff to get vaccinated Learn More

August 11, 2021 | Los Angeles took a step toward requiring people to show proof of at least partial vaccination against COVID-19 to Learn More

August 10, 2021 | The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously ratified an emergency order Tuesday that mandates all county employees provide Learn More

August 9, 2021 | Maribel Ahumada says she lost her sister and nephew to COVID-19 last December. So when the vaccine became available Learn More

August 3, 2021 | Nearly a quarter of hospital workers across Southern California still haven't gotten a COVID-19 shot, according to federal data. Learn More

July 31, 2021 | Low-income Californians enrolled in Medi-Cal have been vaccinated at far lower rates than the overall population in all 58 Learn More

July 28, 2021 | A man who mocked COVID-19 vaccinations died last week at a Riverside County hospital after contracting the coronavirus. Learn More

July 28, 2021 | The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Wednesday that it recommends everyone don a mask while indoors regardless Learn More

July 28, 2021 | The California Department of Public Health Wednesday aligned with new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Learn More

July 26, 2021 | California will require millions of health care workers and state employees to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or Learn More

July 26, 2021 | State workers and health care employees will now be required to show proof of vaccine or get tested for Learn More

July 26, 2021 | Philip Felgner is one of seven scholars worldwide to be honored with Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Learn More