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People who are moderately to severely immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because they are more at risk of serious, prolonged illness. Studies indicate some immunocompromised people don’t always build the same level of immunity after vaccination the way non-immunocompromised people do. CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely …continue reading

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its Guidance for Face Coverings, in response to new CDC guidance recommending mask use for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant. Effective July 28, 2021, masks are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status: …continue reading

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A California licensed homeopathic doctor was arrested today for her alleged scheme to sell homeoprophylaxis immunization pellets and falsify COVID-19 vaccination cards by making it appear that customers received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized Moderna vaccine. The announcement was made by Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco; …continue reading

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CDC has awarded California health agencies $195,556,120 to address COVID-19-related health disparities. The funding, part of a $2.25 billion nationwide investment, seeks to advance health equity by expanding state, local, US territorial, and freely associated state health department capacity and services. This is CDC’s largest investment to date to improve …continue reading

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On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendation for fully vaccinated people and announced that they “…no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, …continue reading

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Supervisor Katrina Foley (District 2) issued the following statement around the CDC’s latest masking guidance: “To address the confusion about masks, I wanted to share with you the attached press release issued by our Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHA) to provide clarity on the CDC’s latest recommendations regarding face …continue reading

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CDC’s updated Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19 provides information on mask use, screening, keeping children in contained groups, staggering schedules, communal spaces, food service, ventilation and water systems, vaccination, direct service providers, children with special needs, and protecting individuals at higher risk for severe illness. Recommendations include …continue reading