L.A. County health officials rolled out the COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard, giving insight into persons tested, deaths per city, and demographic information like race/ethnicity and gender. Predictions and modeling were updated with calls for addressing inequity.
The testing program for the city's residents will run from May 4 to May 29 at a site on second street across from Alhambra High School.
Some $300,000 in CDBG-CV funds will be distributed to 200 qualifying households. Applications are available now on the city's website and will be accepted through May 10. Grantees will be chosen by lottery.
The charter reform initiative on November ballot urges a $250 cap on campaign contributions and new by-district voting but the Alhambra council suggests an alternate measure embracing spending limits but retaining at-large elections.
Los Angeles County says low-income and minority communities still need more access to testing and information – parts of the SGV fit this bill. Nursing home residents make up 45% of the total deaths. The county will drop a surveillance dashboard with demographics of COVID-19 cases.
L.A. County Focuses on Nursing Homes With Addition to Health Order; National Guard Medical Units Deploy to L.A. County
New Health Officer Order bars visitors from assisted living facilities as well as communal meals and other such gatherings. National Guard medical teams arrive in L.A. County to assist at congregate living facilities.
The contest is open and entries are being accepted for the 2020 Census Storytelling Contest sponsored by Alhambra Source and Alhambra Unified School District. Over 360 AUSD students took our Census Challenge quiz. Were you one of them? The winners are announced here.
The average daily death toll from coronavirus is now 44. During an average flu season the average total is five. County emphasizes that testing appointments are available at mobile sites and encourages those with symptoms to get tested.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health posted a by-the-numbers breakdown of institutional settings under investigation, with reports of one of more residents presenting COVID-19 symptoms; the West SGV area has four outbreaks of more than 20 resident cases.
The Asian Youth Center is partnering with Alhambra Teachers Association on a new food initiative for those in need.