Los Angeles County to Explore Providing Supplemental Paid Leave for Monkeypox and COVID-19

2022-09-27T17:41:04-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to explore options on providing supplemental paid sick leave for monkeypox and COVID-19. “While I’m glad to see that our COVID-19 cases continue to gradually decline and that new [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Oppose Senator Graham’s Nationwide 15-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

2022-09-27T17:42:00-07:00September 27th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis opposing U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent legislation, S.4840 (Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act), which would prohibit the performance of abortion at 15 weeks nationwide. “Senator Graham is completely wrong. After the devastating [...]

Los Angeles County Explores Health Care for Employees Contracted by the Department of Health Services

2022-09-22T09:52:38-07:00September 16th, 2022|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to support a proposal by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to identify whether or not to require County contractors to provide employer-paid health care for their employees. "We must look at exploring health care coverage for our contracted employees, many of whom are Black [...]

Solis Leads Effort to Support President Biden’s Request for Funding to Combat COVID-19 and Monkeypox

2022-09-13T17:43:45-07:00September 13th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis regarding supporting President Joe Biden's request for $26.9 billion in funding from Congress to combat COVID-19 and monkeypox. Supervisor Solis's motion comes days after meeting with President Biden's administration in Washington, D.C. on the critical need for emergency supplemental [...]

Los Angeles County Moves Forward on Pilot Project for Abortion and Other Reproductive Healthcare Services

2022-09-13T17:12:58-07:00September 13th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support a proposal by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Chair Holly J. Mitchell to establish a reduced-cost plan/no-cost plan pilot project for people from outside California seeking abortion and other reproductive healthcare services. "Although the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson was only [...]

LA County Launches Additional Monkeypox Vaccination Site at Jack Crippen Senior Center

2022-08-17T16:00:06-07:00August 17th, 2022|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Newsletter, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County is adding an additional monkeypox vaccination site for eligible residents. This site is located at the Jack Crippen Senior Center at 3120 Tyler Avenue El Monte, CA 91731, and will launch tomorrow, Thursday, August 18. Please note that a press conference will not be held. Depending on the availability [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Signing of Inflation Reduction Act

2022-08-16T16:45:32-07:00August 16th, 2022|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement after President Joseph R. Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. “Once again, President Biden has displayed remarkable leadership in passing landmark legislation to address the climate crisis and expand cleaner and renewable energies, while bringing down healthcare costs for [...]

LA County Set to Launch Monkeypox Vaccination Site at Barnsdall Park

2022-08-08T15:44:01-07:00August 8th, 2022|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Having declared a state of emergency in light of the recent monkeypox outbreak, Los Angeles County, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, is adding an additional walk-up public monkeypox vaccination site for eligible residents who have pre-registered and received a text message from the Department of Public Health. The site is [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Federal Monkeypox Public Health Emergency Declaration

2022-08-04T16:49:46-07:00August 4th, 2022|Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to the Biden administration declaring monkeypox a public health emergency in the United States. "I am grateful to President Biden and his administration for declaring a national public health emergency for monkeypox. Not only will this raise critical awareness of [...]

LA County Cements Its Commitment to Historic General Hospital

2022-07-26T16:16:13-07:00July 26th, 2022|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Supervisor Solis' motion to help fund the redevelopment of the Historic General Hospital for affordable housing and expansion of healthcare services moves forward. LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on cementing LA County's commitment to the historic General Hospital located on the campus of the [...]

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