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 [...]

Establishing a New Medical Clinic in the Rampart/Westlake Community at Chair Solis’ Direction

2021-05-04T12:57:42-07:00May 4th, 2021|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, to establish a new medical clinic to advance equitable healthcare access in the Rampart/Westlake community of Los Angeles. “Sadly, the Rampart/Westlake neighborhood is a medically underserved community that has been devastated [...]

Los Angeles County Moves Forward with Providing Employee Paid Leave for Workers Seeking COVID-19 Vaccine

2021-04-20T17:22:56-07:00April 20th, 2021|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – The Board of Supervisors today approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, considering an urgency ordinance that would provide employee paid leave for workers seeking to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. "In workplaces across the [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Expansion of Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents 16 Years and Older

2021-04-15T14:27:19-07:00April 15th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement on the expansion of vaccine eligibility to all residents over the age of 16.  “The day that so many of us have been waiting for has arrived. Today, every person over the age of 16 in Los Angeles [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Providing COVID-19 Vaccines to Residents in All Languages

2021-04-06T13:00:36-07:00April 6th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, services|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board voted in favor of her motion to ensure that County-operated points of dispensing (PODs) have trained staff present who are fluent in the threshold languages of the communities in which they are providing vaccines. “Throughout [...]

Los Angeles County, Governor Newsom and Blue Shield of California come together to secure $15 million to expand vaccine infrastructure in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 

2021-04-05T14:36:43-07:00April 5th, 2021|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County is announcing $15 million in state funding that will be granted to local partners critical to vaccinating residents in communities most highly impacted by COVID-19. These funds will enable the state’s most populous county to equitably and efficiently vaccinate residents as state eligibility guidelines expand. Forty-one organizations currently in the [...]

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