Chair Solis’ Statement on Addressing the STD Crisis in Los Angeles County

2021-09-28T13:29:32-07:00September 28th, 2021|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion on addressing the ongoing sexually transmitted disease (STD) crisis in the County: “In the midst of the COVID-19 public health crisis, it is important to [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Modification of Health Officer Order Adding Vaccination Verification Requirements at Select High-Risk Settings

2021-09-15T17:21:08-07:00September 15th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s announcement that they would be issuing a modified Health Officer Order later this week on requiring vaccination verification at select high-risk settings by October 7, [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on President Biden’s Comprehensive National Strategy to Combat COVID-19

2021-09-09T19:28:37-07:00September 9th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement on President Biden's comprehensive national strategy to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: “Today, President Biden announced a comprehensive approach to increase vaccinations, provide further protections for the vaccinated, safely keep our schools open, increase testing, improve [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement in Response to Texas S.B. 8

2021-09-01T17:28:10-07:00September 1st, 2021|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement in response to Texas Senate Bill 8 (S.B. 8), a Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks: “If this past year and a half has shown us anything, it’s the [...]

Declaración de la Presidenta Hilda L. Solis sobre la importancia de que se vacunen personas embarazadas

2021-08-17T14:42:29-07:00August 17th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release, Spanish, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES - La Presidenta de la Junta de Supervisoras, Hilda L. Solis, emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta al aumento de casos de COVID-19 entre las personas embarazadas, en particular, residentes que son Latinx: "Estamos viendo otro aumento de casos de COVID-19 aquí en el condado de Los Ángeles, particularmente entre las personas embarazadas en [...]

Chair Solis and Los Angeles County Health Services Launch New Health Center to Bring Vital Primary Care to Residents in Southeast Los Angeles

2021-07-31T16:20:38-07:00July 31st, 2021|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair, Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, Los Angeles County Health Services, and the City of Bell hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and wellness fair to mark the grand opening of the new Bell Health Center with over 600 community residents in attendance. “The launch [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Her Motion to Provide Reparations for Forced Sterilizations at LAC+USC Medical Center

2021-07-13T16:10:49-07:00July 13th, 2021|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to urge State leaders to provide reparations to survivors of forced sterilizations at the LAC+USC Medical Center, while exploring the ability for the County to do so as well if the State does not act: “It [...]

Ensuring Appropriate LGBTQ+ And Gender-Affirming Care in LA County

2021-06-22T14:07:26-07:00June 22nd, 2021|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to ensure appropriate LGBTQ+ and gender-affirming care in Los Angeles County. "Even within healthcare settings, transgender and gender non-conforming people face hurdles in accessing medically necessary and life-saving healthcare services," [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Governor Newsom’s $454M Budget Proposal for Exide Clean-Up

2021-05-14T14:22:26-07:00May 14th, 2021|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $454 million dollar budget proposal to address environmental injustices caused by Exide. "The allocation of $454.4 million to address the Exide clean-up is an unprecedented action in our fight against Exide Technologies (Exide) [...]

Los Angeles County Healthy Stores Refrigeration Program Promotes Healthy Food Options in LA Food Deserts

2021-05-13T11:46:50-07:00May 13th, 2021|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – The County of Los Angeles is currently offering up to two new ENERGY STAR® glass door refrigerators at no cost to eligible small businesses in Los Angeles, through the County’s Healthy Stores Refrigeration Program (HSRP). HSRP is a County initiative to support corner stores and small businesses across the Los Angeles region who [...]

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