COVID-19

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Orange County has moved to the Medium COVID-19 Community Level according to the latest Community Level metrics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) announced. Due to a surge in respiratory viruses and the onset of the flu season, the HCA …continue reading

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In response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a Health Alert to local health agencies to remind residents and providers that COVID-19 therapeutics are effective and widely available to mitigate the severity of COVID-19 symptoms and minimize the possibility …continue reading

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced in a 9/13/22 update to several State Public Health Officer Orders, that mandated testing of the small number of unvaccinated workers will no longer be required. The rescinded Health Officer Orders remove the weekly screening testing requirements for employees in certain high-risk …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for July 17 through July 23 include a CHP sobriety checkpoint, COVID in OC, and Los Alamitos Unified School District enrollment. Top Ten Stories for July 17 through July 23 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading

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The following statement was released by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Sarah Lovenheim on Health and Human Services Secretary Becerra testing positive for COVID-19: “This morning in Sacramento, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra tested positive for COVID-19 after taking an antigen test. He is fully vaccinated and …continue reading

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American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) President & CEO Chip Rogers released the following statement today after the Biden Administration announced it was lifting its requirement for travelers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering the U.S., beginning at midnight Sunday, June 12. “Today’s announcement is a significant win for …continue reading

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In response to rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalization trends throughout the U.S., combined with easing public health restrictions for travel and upcoming holidays leading to larger gatherings, the OC Health Care Agency strongly advises Orange County residents and visitors to take preventative measures to reduce their risk of getting sick …continue reading