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County nearing ‘critical juncture’ in treating pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Warning that Los Angeles County is at a “critical juncture” in the coronavirus pandemic, with hospitalizations and community spread rising, health officials announced more than 60 deaths from COVID-19 July 8 and warned that fatalities could continue rising in the coming weeks. The county Department of Public Health announced 65 new coronavirus Read More…

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Rx REPORT: Is it safe to visit the dentist? Here’s what one says

Did you know that there are more than 2 million emergency room visits for dental issues each year? From a broken tooth, the pain of an abscessed tooth, or swollen bleeding gums, people need to see a dentist. But since COVID-19, many dental offices have closed and dental workers have been in quarantine.  On May Read More…

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Governor bans indoor dining as COVID-19 spreads

LOS ANGELES — Responding to continuing increases in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Gavin Newsom July 1 ordered a halt to indoor dining and barred other indoor activities at businesses such as wineries, museums and casinos in counties that have been on the state’s COVID-19 “watch list,” which includes Los Angeles. “The bottom line is, Read More…