Health and Wellness

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With the unemployment rate at 6% and around 32% of the population fully vaccinated, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on the States That Are Recovering the Quickest From COVID-19, as well as accompanying videos and audio files. To identify the states that are having the most successful …continue reading

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On Wednesday, April 28, 21-year-old Chef Jack Witherspoon, former Miller Children’s & Women’s patient donated hundreds of his Skonies to hardworking staff at MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. Skonies, created and perfected by Jack, are a cross between a cookie and a …continue reading

Cover art for the May 2021 edition of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for April 2021 include the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Long Beach Airport, and Oxford Academy’s ranking. The Top Ten Stories for April 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): What to do if …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency’s 2019-2020 Biennial Ocean, Harbor & Bay Water Quality Report is now available online and provides a yearly analysis of bacteriological water quality data over a 20-year period for Orange County’s ocean recreational waters. The report also incorporates historical data during the 33-year period from 1987-2020. …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced that over $15 million in grants have been awarded to nine California counties under the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children and Youth (CY Grant Program). This competitive grant program funds facility acquisition, construction and renovation costs, furnishings and equipment acquisition, …continue reading

featured graphic for Lou Correa, Democratic Congressman for the 46th District in California, during COVID-19

Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) reintroduced The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2021. The bipartisan and bicameral legislation directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to perform clinical research on the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in treating veterans’ post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain. …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 2021 include unemployment fraud, OC returning to Red Tier, and a fatal pedestrian accident in Lakewood. The Top Ten Stories for March 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): COVID-19 unemployment …continue reading

featured graphic for Lou Correa, Democratic Congressman for the 46th District in California, during COVID-19

Rep. Lou Correa Leads House & Senate In Introducing Legislation To Address Suicide In Young Adults Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) reintroduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) and Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and John Kennedy (R-LA). The bill, The Improving Mental Health Access for Students …continue reading

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On Thursday, April 29, the County of Orange will make Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccination appointments available through the Othena platform and the OC COVID-19 Hotline at (714) 834-2000 and will resume administering J&J on Sunday, May 2. “Community members are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible …continue reading

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California agencies failed to plan effectively, failed to prepare, and failed to respond quickly or at all to the pandemic, a new report from the Independent Institute shows. Click here to read the report: The Golden Fleece Award for COVID-19 Failures in California When government agencies did respond, they found …continue reading

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With around 30% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of April 28, and vaccination being an essential component for full reopening of the economy, WalletHub released updated rankings for the Safest States During COVID-19, along with accompanying videos and audio files. In order to find out the safest …continue reading