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Achieving the Vision: Healthcare Options for Los Angeles County

Report Provides New Vision for L.A. County Healthcare Safety Net; Emphasis on Financial Sustainability and Quality Improvement The Reopening of Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital a Focus of the Report A new report (PDF) released today by the Los Angeles Healthcare Options Task Force recommends that L.A. County should form a Healthcare Planning Commission to […]

Supervisor Attends Town Hall On Veterans And Good Jobs With Secretary Solis

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas stands between U.S. Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, and L.A. County Federation of Labor executive secretary-treasurer, Maria Elena Durazo. On Friday Supervisor Ridley-Thomas attended a Town Hall on Veterans and Good Jobs with United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Supervisor Ridley-Thomas listened to vets share their important stories about the difficulty they […]

Swine Flu Update

A message from Dr. Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, Director of the Department of Public Health A new variation of the influenza virus known as swine flu has been detected in parts of California and several other states. We have not found any confirmed cases of this new strain in Los Angeles County, but we […]