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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 Los Angeles County is beginning to turn the corner in efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to one of the county’s top health officer. “At least this week, we’re Read More…

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Homeless program targets those vulnerable to COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is embarking on an “ambitious plan” to house 15,000 homeless Angelenos who are most vulnerable to COVID-19, while in part satisfying a federal court order. “We still have thousands of unsheltered people in Los Angeles County who are at risk of hospitalization or death if they Read More…

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Rx REPORT: Eye health is critical during pandemic

From the onset of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned the public that the virus could enter the body through the eyes and spread throughout the body through superficial blood vessels within the conjunctiva. The tissue that protects the eye from dust, debris, and infection-causing microorganisms is the conjunctiva.   “The Read More…