Health and Wellness

The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) continues to encourage vaccinations among unvaccinated Orange County residents as the percentage of eligible residents who are fully vaccinated nears 70%. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) COVID Data Tracker reports that 69.8% of eligible OC residents are now fully vaccinated, with …continue reading

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With 93% of unvaccinated adults saying they don’t ever plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s States that Vaccinate the Most, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary. In order to find out which states vaccinate most, WalletHub analyzed the …continue reading

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Although the news release from Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) blurs the boundary lines, the recognition given to Terry Stapleton by Representative Lou Correa (D-CA46) was in response to her leadership in the fight against COVID-19, for which she should rightly be applauded. That work is …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for August 29 through September 4 include child pornography, a freeway closure, and local police blotters. Top Ten Stories for August 29 through September 4 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Orange County man once affiliated …continue reading

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On September 1, the California Department of Public Health issued updated guidance and Q&A to assist K-12 schools in formulating and implementing plans for safe, successful, and full in-person instruction. These updates include recommendations and requirements for school-based extracurricular activities, as well as clarification on modified quarantine recommendations. According to …continue reading

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Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley (2nd District) released the following statement in response to Chairman Do and Vice Chairman Chaffee’s decision to prevent county health officials from participating in my daily COVID-19 updates (their statement). “Last night, I learned that Chairman Do and Vice Chair Chaffee directed Orange County Health …continue reading

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On August 24, the CDPH issued a statement in support of the CDC’s interim public health recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals. According to their statement, fully vaccinated people: Can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic. Must follow mandatory provisions in CDPH’s Face Coverings Guidance. Should consider wearing …continue reading

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Last week many schools across the LA County opened their doors and welcomed students back for in-person classes. While the pandemic morphs and changes with different strains, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region reminds students and parents that ensuring your safety includes disaster preparedness. “Parents and kids are both …continue reading