LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LA County’s CARES Act Spending Plan

2020-09-15T14:37:45-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $129.7 million supplemental spending plan for the remaining unallocated federal CARES Act funding: “For the last six months, COVID-19 has plagued the world and impacted the 10 million residents who call LA County home. The First Supervisorial [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for New Sidewalk Vending Pilot Program

2020-09-15T14:13:58-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

A growing industry throughout California, sidewalk vending offers many people, but especially women and immigrants, a chance to earn a living. In response, today the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to launch a pilot program that will promote public safety while expanding economic opportunity for [...]

LA County to Retain Promotores Program as Part of COVID-19 Crisis Response

2020-09-16T10:41:16-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Latinx communities view promotoras/es as trusted community mental health workers who build bridges between clinical care and local residents. These Spanish-speaking lay health workers help patients navigate the healthcare system. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that non-English speaking communities gain access to mental health resources. Reaffirming its commitment to addressing health inequities, the [...]

LA County to Recognize East LA’s 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium

2020-09-01T13:07:04-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to recognize the historical and cultural significance of Aug. 29, 2020, the day that marked the 50th anniversary of the National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War and the death of former journalist Ruben Salazar: “Fifty [...]

LA County to Support Proposition 16 to Advance Equity for All

2020-09-01T12:51:49-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support Proposition 16, a November ballot initiative that would repeal Proposition 209 and reinstate affirmation active in public contracting, employment, and education:   “Inequities exist and they have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But [...]

Supervisor Solis and Mexican Consulate Launch a COVID-19 Testing Site in MacArthur Park

2020-08-14T12:25:26-07:00August 14th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

With data revealing communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and the Mexican Consulate of Los Angeles partnered on Wednesday to open a new COVID-19 testing site in MacArthur Park. Located inside the Mexican Consulate, this free testing site will keep local communities healthy and slow [...]

Supervisor Solis Launches New COVID-19 Testing Site in Azusa

2020-08-14T12:20:39-07:00August 14th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Tuesday launched a new COVID-19 testing site at 340 N. Orange Ave. in Azusa. This free walk-up testing site will slow the spread of COVID-19 by identifying individuals who need to isolate and receive medical care. “Testing is critical to stop the spread of the virus in [...]

La Supervisora Solis y Total Testing Solutions Anuncian la Apertura de un Sitio de Prueba de COVID-19 en Huntington Park

2020-08-14T12:07:16-07:00August 10th, 2020|Community, Health, Spanish|

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis, en colaboración con Total Testing Solutions, anuncian hoy, lunes, la apertura de un nuevo sitio de prueba de COVID-19 en Huntington Park. Este sitio de prueba gratuito, que abrirá el lunes, mantendrá saludables a las comunidades en el Sureste del Condado de Los Ángeles y [...]

Supervisor Solis and Total Testing Solutions Announce Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site in Huntington Park

2020-08-14T12:08:16-07:00August 10th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, in collaboration with Total Testing Solutions, announces the opening of a new COVID-19 testing site in Huntington Park. This free testing site, which opened Monday, will keep communities in Southeast Los Angeles County healthy and will help slow the spread of the virus by [...]