health and wellness (Page 2)

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Orange County is expanding Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation services for children up to eight years old. “Children have experienced unexpected stressors as a result of the pandemic,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “As students return to the classroom this fall, for the …continue reading

cover art for the August 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 include a blackout in Cypress, a fatal motorcycle accident in Huntington Beach, and the end of unemployment benefits. Top Ten Stories for August 08 through August 14 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

In order to best protect students and staff as California starts the school year fully in-person, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today issued a new public health order requiring all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week. “To …continue reading

cover art for the August 2021 issue of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for August 01 through August 07 include a drug cocktail to prevent COVID-19, a death in Huntington Beach, and a concert in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for August 01 through August 07 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather …continue reading

featured graphic for CalOptima after COVID-19

Reflecting a longstanding commitment to quality, CalOptima is proud that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) renewed the agency’s Medi-Cal accreditation for three years, through July 27, 2024. NCQA Accreditation means that health plan operations meet rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. CalOptima received a perfect 100% …continue reading

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Warm weather brings many changes. Warm weather can make travel more enjoyable and affords people more time to comfortably enjoy the great outdoors. It’s best to keep safety in mind when soaking up the sun. That’s important for all members of the family, including pets. Cats and dogs are as …continue reading

featured graphic for JFTB Los Alamitos during COVID-19

In accordance with updated health guidance from the Adjutant General of the California Military Department and the federal Department of Defense, Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos will implement new health guidance effective Monday, August 2, 2021. All military and civilian personnel entering Los Alamitos JFTB and all Command facilities …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Throughout the past week, some of California’s largest employers – both private businesses and local governments – have followed Governor Newsom’s lead in implementing vaccine and testing measures for employees. After California implemented new vaccine verification and testing requirements for state and health care workers on Monday, and with President …continue reading

Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter to offer free fun lip reading classes in June. No formal registration — just show up!

Roy Trafalski, Founder and Executive Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Educational Athletic Foundation (DHHEAF) www.dhheaf.org, will be speaking to the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America virtual Zoom meeting, on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. He will speak on why tennis is good …continue reading

featured graphic for 2nd and PCH in Long Beach during COVID-19. Photo by Millennial Media Group.

2ND & PCH, Long Beach’s open air coastal retail, dining and lifestyle center invites the community to stay, shop, dine and relax this June with a number of outdoor experiences. Seaport Way continues to be closed to vehicular traffic providing additional common area seating and unique experiences for guests to …continue reading

MemorialCare Miller Children's and Women's Hospital during COVID-19

On Friday, May 14, MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach ended National Hospital Week with a celebration that brought staff together in a large group for the first time in more than a year. Physicians, nurses and clinical staff gathered outside in the shape of a giant 50 …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