health and wellness (Page 3)

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), 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

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

featured graphic for Hamilton Place Strategies during COVID-19

With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly in sight, analyses are now being published about the varied responses by the individual States to the pandemic. In particular, Hamilton Place Strategies has published a report looking jointly at two important indicators in order to rank States’ pandemic response: job loss …continue reading

featured graphic for UnitedHealthcare during COVID-19

As more individuals across the U.S. become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still widespread confusion about how to secure and prepare for an appointment. With eligibility requirements and sign-up processes differing by state and county, it can be difficult to keep track of current information. Below are …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 29 through April 03 include two black males shot in Long Beach, unemployment fraud, and investment risk. Top Ten Stories for March 29 through April 03 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Two black …continue reading

featured graphic for California Department of Public Health during COVID-19

With vaccination rates increasing and the state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate near a record low, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework allowing additional activities to resume with modifications to reduce risk. The updates include gatherings, private …continue reading