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 [...]

Chair Solis Breaks Ground on Restorative Care Village Project at LAC+USC Medical Center

2021-04-02T18:59:12-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Restorative Care Village Project at LAC+USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights – a first-in-the-nation mental health and well-being campus dedicated to meeting the needs of our most vulnerable residents. Once completed, [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the State’s Expansion of Vaccine Eligibility to Include All Adults in April

2021-03-25T14:12:32-07:00March 25th, 2021|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Governor Newsom announced vaccine eligibility to include adults 50 and older starting April 1st and all adults starting April 15th. “I applaud today’s announcement from Governor Newsom that beginning on April 1, vaccine eligibility will be expanded to [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Vaccinations for Often Forgotten Homebound Adults

2021-03-24T15:16:45-07:00March 23rd, 2021|Community, COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board voted in favor of her motion to instruct the Department of Public Health to assess the COVID-19 vaccine needs of homebound individuals, prioritizing seniors, and develop a strategy with health plans and other partners to [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic in City of Bell

2021-02-26T12:08:02-08:00February 19th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) deployed mobile vaccination clinics, as part of the Cal State LA mass vaccination site, to the [...]

Chair Solis’ Statement on Ensuring Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine in Los Angeles County

2021-02-09T13:11:59-08:00February 9th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion directing the County to partner with transportation operators, authorities, and companies to ensure community members, particularly those 65 and older, can access vaccination points of [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Ratification of Executive Order Making COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to Residents 65 Years of Age and Older

2021-01-26T12:46:00-08:00January 26th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors ratified her Executive Order directing the County’s Department of Public Health to make COVID-19 vaccinations appointments available to residents 65 years of age. "After both the federal government and [...]

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