Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Detained Migrant Children Being Denied Flu Vaccine

2020-01-14T13:42:23-08:00January 14th, 2020|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion instructing LA County to monitor and possibly join litigation challenging the federal government’s anti-flu vaccine policy for migrant children at U.S. border detention facilities:   “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) imprudent decision to deny migrant children [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement in Response to a Commercial Plane Releasing Engine Fuel Over Cudahy

2020-01-16T12:27:19-08:00January 14th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to a commercial jetliner releasing engine fuel over residential communities in southeast Los Angeles County: “I am distraught to learn that an airplane returning to LAX has dropped engine fuel on children at schools, including Park Avenue Elementary School in the City [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget

2020-01-10T18:48:46-08:00January 10th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21: “Governor Newsom’s proposed budget prioritizes our most vexing challenge to date: the immediate need to house individuals and families in LA County who are experiencing homelessness. With his FY 2020-21 proposed [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County to Develop a Maternal Mental Health Program in El Monte

2019-12-17T12:53:36-08:00December 17th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to launch a new maternal mental health program in the City of El Monte: “Over the years, we have seen stressors impact a woman’s pregnancy, which then leads to poor outcomes for the new mother and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on $335,000 in annual funding for community engagement related to projects at LAC+USC Medical Center

2019-12-10T14:25:42-08:00December 10th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved annual funding up to $335,000 for community engagement services on the LAC+USC Medical Center Campus: “The LAC+USC Medical Center provides health, wellness, jobs, and much more for my District and Los Angeles County residents. During the past several [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement opposing discrimination by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2019-11-26T14:39:38-08:00November 26th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to oppose the Federal Administration’s proposed rule to strip protections against discrimination in grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS):   “The Federal government provides billions of dollars in funding [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors Seeking Asylum

2019-11-19T13:14:19-08:00November 19th, 2019|Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the Chief Executive Officer to send a five-signature letter to the Department of Justice to rescind then-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ June 2018 ruling in the asylum case of Matter of A-B-, the immigration [...]

LA County approves $68.4 million for construction of the Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center

2019-11-14T12:49:33-08:00November 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Supervisor Solis passes motion requiring increased local and targeted worker hiring and Project Labor Agreements Following several years of community meetings led by the Health Innovation Community Partnership and actions taken at the Board of Supervisors by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, today the Board of Supervisors approved $68.4 million for the construction [...]

LA County to Protect Vulnerable Residents from Flu Outbreak

2019-11-05T11:29:07-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, services|

During the 2018-19 flu season, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 125 influenza-related deaths. Last month, DPH reported the County’s first flu-related fatality this season. Sadly, individuals with underlying medical conditions and senior citizens are less likely to be vaccinated and more prone to complications and hospitalizations once they contract the [...]

LA County Expands Home Visiting Programs to Reach Vulnerable Pregnant Women

2019-12-17T19:38:45-08:00October 29th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Home visiting services can help a baby and mother during pregnancy and after birth by helping the parent connect to resources that can improve their family’s health, safety, and economic security. Though Los Angeles County has relied on state and federal funds to invest in home visiting services, the County lacks the capacity to reach [...]