LA County to Address Homelessness Among Seniors

2020-02-18T18:20:23-08:00February 18th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

In 2019, the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count revealed that the number of individuals 62 years of age or older who were experiencing homelessness increased by eight percent. To address the number of senior citizens who are aging into homelessness, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda [...]

Declaración de la Supervisora Solis Sobre las Últimas Actualizaciones del Coronavirus

2020-02-04T13:14:19-08:00February 4th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

La Supervisora Hilda L. Solis dio a conocer la siguente declaración sobre las últimas actualizaciones del coronavirus: "Yo pedí la presentación hoy por parte del Departamento de Salud Pública porque el pueblo merece tener información. Debemos todos saber las medidas que el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Los Ángeles está tomando para proteger [...]

LA County to Expand Doula Services for Pregnant Women

2020-01-28T15:47:13-08:00January 28th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

A growing body of research has revealed that low-income women of color who are under chronic stress due to implicit bias in medical care or other economic stressors experience detrimental outcomes in their pregnancies. To address these inequities in our health care system, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement Calling for a Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products in California

2020-01-21T17:50:41-08:00January 21st, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion to send a five-signature letter to the County’s legislative delegation and to State Sen. Jerry Hill in support of his bill, SB 793, which bans the sale of flavored tobacco, menthol cigarettes, and vaping products in [...]

LA County to Explore Buying and Repurposing St. Vincent Medical Center

2020-01-21T17:02:48-08:00January 21st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

In August 2018, Verity Health System of California filed for bankruptcy protection for St. Vincent Medical Center (SVMC), along with affiliate hospitals. Since last year’s successful auction bidder was unable to secure financing to follow through on the purchase, St. Vincent Medical Center is once again available for purchase. In addition, a judge has given Verity [...]

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 [...]