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 By LA County    News    January 31, 2022

Two Different Ways to Get Free Covid Tests in Los Angeles County

The federal government recently announced that every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free and can be now ordered at covidtests.gov....

 

Sanitation District Estimates 6-7 Million Gallons of Raw Sewage Released into Dominguez Channel

LOS ANGELES – Yesterday the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) issued a beach closure notice due to a spill of untreated sewage released into the Dominguez Channel. The...

 

Don't Be a Holiday Accident Statistic

Los Angeles, CA – Between now and New Year's Day, first responders see an increase in 9-1-1 calls for emergencies related to carbon monoxide alarms and poisoning, electrical fires, and fires caused...

 

Adoption Fees Waived for All Cats and Dogs in Care for Over 10 Days

Los Angeles County Animal Shelters announced: Adoption Fees Waived for All Cats and Dogs in Care for Over 10 Days....

 

Tips for Avoiding Food-Borne Illness This Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) would like everyone to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday by staying safe and healthy. Public Health recommends...

 

Adult Film Star Ron Jeremy indicted on More Than 30 Sexual Assault Counts

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that adult film star Ron Jeremy has been indicted on more than 30 sexual assault counts involving 21 victims dating back more than...

 

Forget Cooling Off From High Temps at the Beach: Sewage Discharge Closes Beaches from Dockweiler to Grand Avenue in El Segundo

A power outage caused the Hyperion Treatment Plant in El Segundo to release raw, untreated sewage into the ocean on Sunday night. Below is the press release from the LA County Health Department. LOS...

 

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Independence Day

With the Fourth of July approaching, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind pet owners that extra precautions are necessary in order to protect pets...

 

Learn How to Help Stray Kittens at a virtual townhall on June 2 from 5:30-6:30 pm

Department of Animal Care and Control is partnering with Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn's office to hold a virtual Town Hall on how you can help stray cats and kittens in your...

 

Make an Evacuation Plan for Your Pets in Advance of Wildfire Season

With summer and warmer temperatures around the corner, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) reminds all pet owners to prepare for wildfire season. Preparing in advance...

 

Los Angeles County Pauses Use of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Following FDA and CDC Recommendation

Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use...

 

Pet Licensing Amnesty and Free Microchips for Your Pet In LA County

Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees. To provide...

 

Los Angeles to Receive More Vaccine Doses in Coming Weeks and Will Deliver More Vaccinations, says County Department of Public Health

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) reports more than 4,000,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to people across Los Angeles County. Of those...

 

L.A. County Qualifies for Orange Tier Threshold, Relaxed Restrictions to Begin Monday

Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the less restrictive orange tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy. A revised Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will go into effect on...

 

Public Health Alert: "Real Water" Brand Alkaline Water May be Linked to Acute Non-viral Hepatitis Illness

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is alerting everyone that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that consumers,...

 

Indoor Dining At Restaurants Might Open in LA Next Week; County Expected to Enter Red Tier

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health anticipates qualifying for the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy less restrictive red tier that allows for additional re-openings between...

 

Los Angeles County Can Now Allow Moderate and High Contact Sports

As of Friday, updated State guidance allows for all outdoor youth and adult recreational sports, including moderate contact and high contact sports, to resume practice, training and competitions in co...

 

LA County Residents Should Prepare for Heavy Rain, Mud, and Debris Flow Says Fire Department

Los Angeles, CA – With heavy rain expected throughout Southern California over the next few days, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reminds residents to be aware of the potential for mud and...

 

Military Veterans are the Target in Veteran's Day Scams

Thieves have their sights on military veterans by trying to dupe them on the day that pays tribute to them. Crooks try to take advantage of former servicemen and women on Veterans Day by touting...

 

You Could Have More Than Your Heart Stolen on Valentine's Day

Unexpected Packages Could Surprise Your Wallet An unexpected gift on Valentine's Day might seem like a nice way to your heart, but these deliveries may also give scammers a direct route to your...

 

Sheriff's Dept Issues Statement on Gay Pride Event in West Hollywood

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is the principal law enforcement agency in West Hollywood. They issued the following statement 11:15 a.m. 6/12: Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and...

 

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